A new project created by Florida State University faculty members and alumni is researching how to support science educators in delivering engaging STEM lessons and keeping up-to-date with science education reforms.
Enrollment in Florida’s high school physics classes has sharply declined over the last several years, damaging college preparation and performance, according to a Florida State University physics professor.
Watch Carl Wieman's lecture,“Taking a Scientific Approach to Science Education."
Florida State University is set to host Nobel laureate Carl Wieman Thursday, Feb. 14, to discuss his research-based approach to science education and how new practices can provide more effective learning for college-level science students. The lecture, sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and FSU-Teach, is slated for 11 a.m. at the FSU College of Medicine Durell Peaden Auditorium, in Tallahassee, Florida.
Florida State University will host Nobel laureate Carl Wieman, a renowned physicist and educator, to discuss his research-based approach to science education and how new practices can provide more effective learning for college-level science students.
Nancy Narvaez-Garcia is a relative newcomer to the world of secondary education, but she’s already making an impact in Leon County schools. In just her third year as a sixth-grade science teacher at Fairview Middle School, Narvaez-Garcia has been asked to take on leadership roles at her school and on the district level. She was recruited for the team that redesigned the district’s curriculum for science, and she was the youngest trainer in the district’s professional development program last summer.
The FSU-Teach program is celebrating 10 years of offering students an innovative way to maximize their time at Florida State University.
The Hour of Code, a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in more than 180 countries, is making its way to Florida State University.
FSU-Teach, a teacher development program co-administered by Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences and College of Education, is the recipient of a $1 million endowment from the National Math and Science Initiative.
Department of Mathematics alumni Carol Brennan and John Crowe have made separate major gifts to Florida State University, said Assistant Dean Nancy Smilowitz. Retired telecommunications executive Carol Brennan of Piscataway, N.J. has made a provision in her estate plans for $89,000 to fund an endowment for general uses within the interdisciplinary FSU-Teach program. John and Betty Crowe of Memphis, Tenn. have committed $100,000 to benefit academic and athletic programs at FSU. The academic portion of the gift ($50,000) will fund the DeWitt Sumners Endowment within the Department of Mathematics.
Carol Brennan, who received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Department of Mathematics and who serves on the Arts and Sciences Leadership Council, has made a provision in her estate plans for $89,000 to fund an endowment for general uses within the interdisciplinary program called FSU-Teach. She established the J.B. Brennan endowment in honor of her late father.