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MySci educator honored as outstanding teacher

By myralopez on October 25, 2016 in MySci

The lights are dim and Karis Jackson is buzzing around her classroom. It’s her planning period, but she’s not slowing her step. Watching her zip around her room, it’s easy to see how she racks up 13,000 to 15,000 steps a day. The lights are dim and Karis Jackson is buzzing around her classroom. I...

Diane Pilla, ISP Resource Center Coordinator.

ISP person you should know: Diane Pilla

By myralopez on September 6, 2016 in Faculty & Staff, MySci

Entering a new school year, we would like our audience to get to know a little more about our staff and how we best support those around us! This week, we are featuring Diane Pilla, ISP Resource Center Coordinator. Job Description: Diane provides overall administrative support for MySci, coordina...

ISP names new assistant director

By gbarajas on April 7, 2016 in Faculty & Staff, MySci, Science, Uncategorized

After four years of tremendous growth, the Institute for School Partnership (ISP) names Rachel Ruggirello as the new assistant director. With the expansion of many ISP initiatives, including MySci from a K-5 to a K-8 science curriculum program, the ISP has identified curriculum development and ed...

Engaging students in exploration

By gbarajas on March 7, 2016 in Community Engagement, Educator Resources, MySci, Science

His fans call him Mr. Roco, and he may be the most famous member of the Institute for School Partnership (ISP) team at Washington University. Each week Mr. Roco visits local schools with the MySci Investigation Station, where he is often met with screams from his adoring, or slightly terrified, f...

Weaver presents at STEM Summit

By gbarajas on December 1, 2015 in Faculty & Staff, MySci, Science

In a world of evolving technologies and complex problems, training children as young as kindergartners to think like engineers may be the key to helping them prepare for the future. This is the stance that Kimberly Weaver, engineering educator at Washington University’s Institute for School Partn...