Battling misconceptions of teaching evolution

By myralopez on September 15, 2017

Teacher Deirdre “Didi” Noelker climbs up on a stool and grabs an animal skull from atop a cabinet. It’s a replica of a saber-toothed cat. A gift fr...

mySci program doubles in size 2 years in a row

By myralopez on August 15, 2017

Twelve years after its launch, the innovative mySci curriculum program developed by Washington University’s Institute for School Partnership (ISP) ...

MySci educator honored as outstanding teacher

By myralopez on October 25, 2016

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 ar...

William Penuel, a professor at the University of Colorado Boulder and founding member of a research-practice partnership with Denver Public Schools that began in 2007 and continues today, gave a talk on DBIR at Washington University on Thursday, Oct. 13. A packed room of nearly 40 people came out to hear the talk that was sponsored by the Institute for School Partnership.

Bridging education research and practice

By myralopez on October 24, 2016

Great strides are being made in education research. But despite those great efforts by great people challenges persist. In particular, effectively ...

‘Spooktacular’ Halloween themed pins

By myralopez on October 3, 2016

Don’t let Halloween lesson planning scare you. We’ve got you covered. We’ve put together a goodie bag full of Halloween-inspired lesson plans to sh...

‘Eye-opening’ STEM Leadership workshop

By myralopez on September 26, 2016

Admittedly spending most of his time in his “little world of the classroom” means Marvin Kopf doesn’t have a lot of time to be up on the newest STE...