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Archives for the ‘Science Education’ Category

Dr. Jessica Riccio and Dr. Janell Catlin Share Pedagogy and Practice with Indonesian Educators

By • Jan 6th, 2015 • Category: Science Education

MST Faculty Share Pedagogy and Practice with Indonesian Educators by Dr. Donald G. Fulton The Center for the Environment, Economy, and Society at Columbia University and the Institut Pertanian Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, were awarded funding by the United States Agency for International Development for a comprehensive strategic program to improve STEM education in Indonesian [...]



MST Student Spotlight: Rajwant K. Sandhu, Recipient of the Ruth L. Gottesman Math & Science Education Scholarship Fund

By • Jan 6th, 2015 • Category: Science Education

Rajwant Sandhu is an extremely intelligent young woman with grit and determination—she has earned many academic accolades, and has overcome various extraordinary personal and professional obstacles while striving for excellence. These culminating experiences have prepared Rajwant well to participate in graduate studies at Teachers College, in which she is currently pursuing an M.A. in Science [...]



MST Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Angela Kelly, Ph.D., Science Education, 2006

By • Jan 6th, 2015 • Category: Science Education, Uncategorized

Dr. Angela Kelly is Associate Professor of Physics and Associate Director of Science Education at Stony Brook University in New York. Her joint roles include teaching and advising students in the Ph.D. Program in Science Education and teaching undergraduate physics to life science and engineering majors. She teaches at both the Main and Manhattan Campuses. [...]



Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Maria Rivera Maulucci, Science Education PhD ‘05

By • Feb 5th, 2014 • Category: Science Education

Dr. Maria Rivera Maulucci is an associate professor of education at Barnard College Her responsibilities include foundations courses on contemporary issues, secondary education and science education courses, and student teaching supervision. Dr. Maulucci is second generation Puerto Rican American, one of eight children, born and raised in Bronx, New York. She attended Bronx High School [...]



Alumni Spotlight: Jennie Brotman, PhD. ’09, Science Education

By • Sep 16th, 2013 • Category: Science Education

Dr. Jennie Brotman, graduate of the Science Education PhD program in 2009, grew up in Northern New Jersey. She is the Director of Program Implementation at the non-profit organization, Teaching Matters. The mission of the organization is to develop and retain great teachers, and measurably increase their ability to give students in urban public schools [...]



MST Alumni Honored at the TC Academic Festival

By • Sep 16th, 2013 • Category: Science Education

MST alumni, Dr. Chong Yang Kim (EdD ’83, Instructional Technology & Media) and Dr. Sreyashi Jhumki Basu (PhD ’06, MS ’03, MA ’02, Science Education), one honored on April 13 at the TC Academic Festival. More information about the TC Academic Festival can be found at www.tc.edu/festival. Chong Yang Kim is a prominent education leader in [...]



Distinguished Alumni Spotlight: Chin-Chung Tsai, Science Education, Ed.D. 1996

By • May 27th, 2013 • Category: Science Education

The Mathematics, Science, and Technology Department at Teachers College honored Dr. Chin-Chung Tsai (Ed.D. ’96, Science Education) with the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2011-2012. The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor bestowed upon an alumnus by the Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Teachers College. First presented in 2004, the award is voted [...]



Adjunct Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Arturo Hale, Science Education Program

By • Jan 30th, 2013 • Category: Science Education

The Mathematics, Science, and Technology Department has welcomed Dr. Arturo Hale as a new adjunct science faculty member this year. He is currently teaching Concepts of Physics I & II. He also teaches conceptual physics at Bard High School Early College in Manhattan. Dr. Hale was born and raised in Mexico City. He came to [...]



Current Student Spotlight: Dr. Francis Oh, Science Education, Ph.D. 2013

By • Jul 31st, 2012 • Category: Science Education

Dr. Francis Oh, DDS, is a current Science Education student in the Ph.D. in Science Education program at Teachers College. He was born in South Korea, and came to United States when he was a freshman in high school. He is a product of the K-12 system of both South Korea and United States. He [...]



Current Student Spotlight: Benjamin Pass, Science and Dental Education, M.A. 2013

By • Jul 31st, 2012 • Category: Science Education

Benjamin Pass, is a current Science Education student in the Science and Dental Medicine Education M.A. program. Benjamin was born in Ohio; he has lived in several places, mostly Michigan, but has also lived in Florida and Colorado. He attended college in Colorado at the United States Air Force Academy and majored in biochemistry. Benjamin [...]