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Barbara Schneider

Creating Wonder: Revolutionizing the Way Science is Taught

Friday, February 28, 2020

For some people, memories of high school science lectures aren’t filled with excitement and wonder. Today, when the need for skilled workers and critical thinkers in the areas…

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Creating Wonder: Book Offers New Vision For Learning Science

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
students collaborating around table

Students in the U.S. and Finland participating in a new project-based learning model are not only learning more, but becoming more engaged in class, research from Michigan State…

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Education Researchers Named Top National Influencers

Thursday, January 9, 2020
Beaumont Tower on a cold winter morning with snow in the trees and on the ground.

Five Michigan State University faculty earned national recognition for their influential research in the field of education. With expertise spanning from economics to sociology, these MSU researchers are…

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Want Less Student Loan Debt and More Job Success? Plan in High School

Monday, August 5, 2019
MSU Increasing Number of STEM graduates

Though the financial benefits of obtaining a college degree are well documented, soaring student loan debt has many debating if it’s worth it. New research from Michigan State…

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More Michigan Students Taking, Passing Advanced Math

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Mathematics, Michigan High School Students

Michigan high school students are going above and beyond the required math curriculum, likely an effect of the state’s graduation requirements finds new research from Michigan State University….

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Education Researchers Named Top National Influencers

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Educational Researchers Collage

Six Michigan State University faculty earned national recognition for their influential research. With expertise spanning from economics to sociology, these MSU researchers are among 200 scholars from across…

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MSU Gets NSF Grant to Improve College, Workforce Readiness

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Barbara Schneider

Michigan State University will use a $1.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to help more low-income and minority high school students enroll in college. Led by…

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MSU, Finland Get $3.6M to Study Science Learning

Friday, September 25, 2015
Barbara Schneider and Joseph Krajcik

More students need to feel motivated and excited about learning science if the United States is going to succeed in producing a more scientifically literate workforce. Michigan State…

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Three MSU Scientists Named AAAS Fellows

Monday, November 24, 2014

Three Michigan State University scientists were recently named AAAS Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This national recognition is awarded to researchers for their…

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