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Providing Free Professional Development to Teachers

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Early Intervention, Coaching Model

Michigan State University is part of a statewide collaboration to provide online professional learning modules for Michigan’s teachers. The goal is to outline current research and best practices…

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A Remedy for COVID-19 Learning Loss?

Monday, February 22, 2021
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New MSU/U of M teaching approaches produce better student outcomes. With growing concern about the “COVID slide” effects of distance learning, researchers at Michigan State University and the…

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CREATE for STEM Receives New Funding from George Lucas Educational Foundation

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
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MSU’s CREATE for STEM Institute has received funding from the George Lucas Educational Foundation to transform in-classroom elementary science materials for virtual learning. This new grant is an extension of…

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MSU’s Krajcik Receives Prestigious Mcgraw Prize In Education

Thursday, September 24, 2020
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Michigan State University Professor Joseph Krajcik has received a 2020 Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education for his global impact on science teaching. Krajcik, a Lappan-Phillips Professor of Science Education and…

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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
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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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$1.2M NIH Grant Puts Health in the Hands of Students, Community

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Erickson Hall

What controls your health? It’s a complicated question, but middle schoolers in the City of Flint and Genesee county area are able to answer that question, and more,…

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MSU Leads $2 Million Grant on Outdoor Science Learning

Friday, August 23, 2019
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New research from Michigan State University will develop methods to show teachers how learning science can be situated outside of the classroom. Gail Richmond, a professor in the…

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Krajcik Elected to National Academy of Education

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Professor Joe Krajcik standing in a science lab

Michigan State University Professor Joseph Krajcik has been elected to the National Academy of Education, an honor reserved for the nation’s most outstanding scholars in education. Krajcik, Lappan-Phillips…

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Stroupe Wins National Awards for Science Education Research

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
David Stroupe

Michigan State University faculty member David Stroupe was recently honored for his innovative research in science teaching by the field’s leading organizations. The National Association for Research in…

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