Research finds that all teachers bring politics to the classroomPosted on
How a teacher teaches is never neutral or apolitical. Instead, educators bring their social and cultural identities into their classrooms — making it important to consider how those lessons and choices are received by students from marginalized groups.
Students travel to China as college grows international presencePosted on
Iowa State University is growing its presence in China and sparking new relations with India.
New Iowa State STEM camp aims to excite children about learningPosted on
Fifty-two incoming fifth- and sixth-graders will next week engage in hands-on experiences in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics at the first-ever STEM InCYte Camp at Iowa State University.
Iowa State University higher education scholars show leadership at CSCC meetingPosted on
Iowa State University School of Education scholars presented more than 16 percent of the papers delivered at the annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, which drew participants from more than 75 colleges and universities. The students and faculty members from Iowa State also returned to the Ames campus with three awards and the council’s next president.
Iowa State shares expertise at national education research eventPosted on
Iowa State University will share its expertise on topics ranging from effective mentoring of graduate students, to multicultural competence among student affairs professionals, at an upcoming gathering of 15,000 peers.
Human sciences students spend their spring break serving othersPosted on
Service learning expands to making shorts for South African boysPosted on
Doctoral student aims to improve accommodations in STEM educationPosted on
Ashley Nashleanas didn’t have a model or rule book to follow while growing up blind in the small northwest Iowa town of Hinton. Braille helped her to read textbooks in school, but graphics in math and science lessons were often just — missing.
Iowa State professor to lead ‘transformative’ NSF projectPosted on
Brian Burt, an assistant professor in the School of Education, is the recipient of a five-year, $569,702 Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award, which supports early career development activities of teacher-scholars who are most likely to become the academic leaders of the 21st century.
The grant will support Burt’s research on leveraging learning and engineering identity to broaden participation of black males in colleges of engineering.
Human sciences students call work with Dance Marathon “life-changing”Posted on
College of Human Sciences students are taking their passion for helping people to make a difference in the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses.