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Frank Elected to National Academy of Education

Friday, March 12, 2021
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Michigan State University Professor Kenneth Frank has been elected to the National Academy of Education, an honor reserved for the nation’s most outstanding scholars in education. Frank is the MSU…

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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: 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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Collaborative Digital Classroom Environments Focus of NSF Grants

Thursday, July 25, 2019
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As digital technologies and platforms become more and more integrated in the day-to-day way people communicate, collaborate and make decisions, teachers in K-12 and middle schools are looking…

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Krajcik Elected to National Academy of Education

Thursday, May 9, 2019
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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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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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MSU Receives $5M Grant to Improve Elementary Science Teaching

Thursday, May 14, 2015
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Michigan State University researchers and their partners plan to create a model for teaching elementary students science while also improving their skills in math, reading and writing. The…

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