Entries tagged with ‘education’

Michele Koomen (Education)

Michele Koomen, Lizzy Schutz ’16, and Ali Hoffman ’17 presented a paper at the Association of Science Teacher Education: “Practices of Science and Developing Scientific Explanations with Independent Student Directed Science Fair Projects.” Koomen also published an article: “Inclusive Science Education: Learning from Wizard” in Cultural Studies of Science Education. In addition, she and colleagues […]

Michele Koomen (Education)

Michele Koomen published an article with Gustavus graduates Lauren Pauley’15 and Kendra (Weege) Carlson ’15 in Science and Children: Native Plants and Seeds, Oh My!

Taking the Quest for Social Justice and Equity to another Level

A Fervent Need and Desire for Affirmation of Diversity There is a fervent need and desire for affirming diversity and insisting on equity and social justice in our communities, schools and other public places. In a paper I published, I addressed the various ways in which society, our schools, leaders and teachers attempt to bring […]

Ann Lydecker, 1987 Faculty Service Award Winner, Education Department

Ann Lydecker was selected as the 1987 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

Michele Koomen (Education)

Michele Koomen received funding through a University of Minnesota grant from the State of Minnesota Office of Higher Education to continue work on a larger project to train K-12 teachers to bring Citizen Science, or “real world” science, into the classroom.