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Engineering Next Generation Science Leaders in Omaha, Nebraska






“Here we go” was a tweet from a delegate attending the 2015 National Congress on Science Education (NCSE), held last week in Omaha, Nebraska, by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA); excitement was evident from start to finish! Congress was the venue for delegates to tweet “NCSE gave me tools to conquer challenges facing science […]

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NSTA President Carolyn Hayes Welcomes NSTA’s New Committee, Advisory Board, and Panel Members






On behalf of the leadership of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), NSTA staff, and NSTA members, I would like to welcome and thank the NSTA members listed below, who are newly serving on our Standing Committees, Advisory Boards, and Panels; their terms of appointment began on June 1, 2015, and they’ve already begun doing […]

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NSTA’s K-College July 2015 Science Education Journals Online






  Varied ways to use instructional sequences that support valid learning, making science accessible to all students, big data, and identifying textbooks or other reading materials that are written at the appropriate reading grade levels—these are the themes of the Summer 2015 journal articles from the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). Browse through the thought-provoking […]

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Engineering the Next Generation Science Leaders in Omaha






Omaha, Nebraska, is the destination of the upcoming 2015 National Congress on Science Education (July 15-18, 2015). Leaders and members of Chapters and Associated Groups along with the NSTA leadership will gather to discuss science education issues that are relevant to promoting excellent science teaching and leadership. The theme of this year’s Congress is “Engineering […]

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NSTA President Juliana Texley Thanks Volunteers Retiring from Committees, Advisory Boards, and Review Panels






They say it takes a village to raise a child. And when it comes to giving all children a science education, it takes the huge professional community within the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). Each year, hundreds of educators volunteer their time and talents to make the many programs and services of the association possible. […]

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NSTA’s K-12 April/May Science Education Journals Online






Stability and change; gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data; and science for all—these are the themes of the April/May 2015 journal articles from the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). Browse through the thought-provoking selections below and learn more about the power of water, what happens when an environment changes, using authentic data, myths about English Language […]

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Any Way You Say It, Science Is the Key






Last fall, for the first time in our nation’s history, the majority of public school students were minorities. According to the Pew Research Center, of about 50 million students, approximately 49.7 percent were white (down from 65 percent in 1997). Many of these students (over 4 million) were English language (ELL) learners. Almost 70 percent […]

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NSTA’s K–College Science Education Journals: March 2015 Issues Online






Do STEM courses broaden access to science? Do you know how to use energy as a unifying theme that connects sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics? The March K–College journals from the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) have the answers you need. Written by science teachers for science teachers, these peer-reviewed journals are targeted to your […]

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NSTA’s K–12 Science Education Journals: February 2015 Issues Online






Energy and Matter; Science and Language Arts; and Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information—these are the themes of the February 2015 journal articles from the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). Browse through the thought-provoking selections below and learn more about how your brain pays attention, the synergy between physical education and physical science, reading and writing […]

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I’m an Administrator. How Can I Stay Connected to Science Instruction?






Dr. Sharon Bennett Delesbore is a campus administrator at an alternative school for at-risk students. Dr. Delesbore, who joined NSTA almost 20 years ago when she was a middle school science teacher, credits the organization with helping her become a leader in science education and a minority role model for administrators, teachers, and students. Delesbore: […]

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