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NSTA Student Chapters Cultivate Professional, Community Ties

Whether they’re helping to judge a regional science fair; conducting family science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) nights; or learning about professional norms from an inservice teacher, members of NSTA Student Chapters are laying the foundations for their professional lives. At Stony Brook University, New York, all science teacher preparation students are strongly encouraged to […]

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Preservice teachers rock (and so do their advisors!)

Big kudos to the preservice and new teachers who participated in the first-ever Student/Student Chapter Showcase during the NSTA National Conference on Science Education.  Over three days — March 29-31 — seven student teams provided nine presentations to other preservice and new teachers.  The teams conducted sessions on: the school garden model; laboratory makeovers; NASA […]

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Your thoughts on alternative certification

Which route did you take to the classroom: the traditional path, or an alternate route? Read “Different Routes to Science Teaching Lead to Common Ground,” the November issue’s cover story, and find out what your colleagues have to say about certification.

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