PhysTEC Announces Seven New Funded Sites - May 02, 2012
The Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC) recently announced that it would fund seven universities to develop their physics teacher education programs into national models. The new awardees are Arizona State University; California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; Central Washington University; James Madison University; University of Alabama; University of Missouri; and University of Wisconsin–La Crosse.
Article: Preparing Physics Teachers at Chicago State - May 01, 2012
Site leaders at PhysTEC supported site Chicago State University (CSU) has published an article in the May 2012 edition of The Physics Teacher titled "A Collaboration Between University and High School in Preparing Physics Teachers: Chicago State University's Teacher Immersion Institute."
Michael Marder, Assoc. Dean for Science and Math Education at UT Austin and co-director of the UTeach program, will discuss the relationship between educational outcomes and poverty concentration, dealing in turn with international comparisons, comparisons between states, and detailed studies of data from his home state of Texas.
In this webinar, Helen Quinn, Professor of Physics at Stanford University and Education and Public Outreach Manager at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), will outline the Framework for K-12 Science Education that is the basis of the coming Next Generation Science Standards.
PhysTEC Project Synopsis Released - Mar 29, 2012
A 4-page synopsis of the PhysTEC project, its components, and successes.