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Family Science Day Solar Car Challenge
Family Science Day is an annual event hosted by CeMaST to excite and interest students and families in STEM fields in our society.
CeMaST hosted the Normal Pit Stop of the American Solar Challenge.
CeMaST and the Center for Renewable Energy are working to create the Illinois Pathways Energy Learning Exchange which features a series of orientation and advanced pathway courses.

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ISU students visit John Deere article thumbnailISU students visit John DeereStudents from the School of Information Technology (IT) and the College of Business traveled to John Deere's world headquarters in Moline to tour the corporate facilities and the Davenport Works plant (over 52-acres under one roof) as part of Business Week's fall semester events. ...
Kinesiology and Recreation recruits Stevenson Center Fellows for fall 2015 article thumbnailKinesiology and Recreation recruits Stevenson Center Fellows for fall 2015The Stevenson Center is excited to announce our newest Fellows master’s degree—kinesiology and recreation! ...
Students bring new life to the ISU herd through Calf Watch article thumbnailStudents bring new life to the ISU herd through Calf WatchIt was 4 a.m. when Ryan Barfield, senior animal science major, noticed the heifer he had been watching was ready to give birth. He just hung around the pen and observed. Finally, it was time. ...
Agriculture students construct memorial for Normal Community High School article thumbnailAgriculture students construct memorial for Normal Community High SchoolFourteen Illinois State University students helped construct a memorial for three Normal high school students that passed away during the 2008–2009 school year. ...
Illinois State’s IFACSTA chapter hosts Normal high school students article thumbnailIllinois State’s IFACSTA chapter hosts Normal high school studentsIllinois State University’s chapter of the Illinois Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers' Association (IFACSTA) hosted 16 local high school students to give them an opportunity to explore opportunities in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS). ...

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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

Exploring Mathematics through Play14995.jpgA practical new book, copublished by NCTM and Teachers College Press, helps preservice and in-service teachers recognize the mathematical learning that occurs during play, develop strategies for mathematizing that play, and design formal lessons that make connections between mathematics and play. Exploring Mathematics through Play in the Early Childhood Classroom provides examples that illustrate how play offers children opportunities to solve non-routine problems and demonstrate a variety of mathematical ways of thinking—such as perseverance and attention to precision. ...
Honoring Student Voice: The Green DressMTBlog_art“Some say that this story is an example of community building,” writes Kathy Erickson in MTMS’s “Joy and Inspiration in the Mathematics Classroom” blog. “Those who know me well see a stunning display of the depths of my stubbornness. My principal—bless her vision—recognized the green dress as a celebration honoring student voice, of acknowledging students and valuing their ideas, no matter the personal pain. My future posts will relate more to honoring student voice in academic topics, but the green dress chronicle remains one of the most enduring and entertaining stories from my teaching.” ...
Podcasts Bring Life to Past JRME Articlesearbuds_100x79.jpgOver the course of 2014, MathEdPodcast.com interviewed four mathematics education researchers about articles published in NCTM's Journal for Research in Mathematics Education (JRME). Each article and associated podcast explores a different topic, including mathematical noticing, negative integer understanding, and teacher positionality. Listen to the full collection, including podcasts from 2013. ...

National Science Teachers Association (NTSA)

NSF Grant to Promote Scientific Research Activities in SchoolsStudents and teachers will have the chance to engage in their own hands-on scientific research, thanks to a new five-year, $7.3 million "citizen science" initiative, led by North Carolina State University, from the National Science Foundation. ...
NSTA’s Citizen Science Brings Biology to LifeThe editors of NSTA’s new book Citizen Science have a straightforward goal: to inspire you to engage your students through public collaboration in scientific research—also known as citizen science. ...
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