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I’ve Been Hired as a Science Teacher, but I’m Not Certified to Teach Science. Help!

When NSTA member Susanne Hokkanen was in school for teaching, she received a bachelor’s degree in history along with her teaching certificate. Hokkanen thought she would teach history after graduation, but instead she was hired as a middle school science teacher. “I panicked,” Hokkanen says. “I had taken only 12 credit hours of science in […]

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Apply to the New Science Teacher Academy: Don’t Miss Your Chance!

The August 26 deadline for applying to the NSTA New Science Teacher Academy is almost here, but there’s still time. To highlight the benefits of being accepted into the program, former Academy Fellows share how the experience has had a positive impact on both their own practice and the achievement of their students. In this […]

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Reflecting on What Being an NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Fellow Means

The August 26 deadline for applying to the NSTA New Science Teacher Academy is fast approaching. To highlight the benefits of being accepted into the program, former Academy Fellows share how the experience has had a positive impact on both their own practice and the achievement of their students. In this first blog post in […]

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Scientists Talk

“It’s IMPOSSIBLE not to love science!” That’s what Dr. Rui Vogt Aives de Cruz told a group of several hundred science teachers Thursday at NSTA’s National Conference on Science Education. He and four other representatives from some of America’s top STEM employers urged them to communicate that message to their students. Moderated by NSTA’s Executive […]

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Deadline extended for NSTA New Science Teacher Academy

The deadline to submit applications for the 2010 NSTA New Science Teacher Academy has been extended to June 21, 2010. Science teachers located throughout the country, who will be entering their second or third year of teaching and whose schedule is a minimum of 51 percent middle or high school science, are encouraged to apply. […]

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