News and Announcements
Utah State University’s STARS! GEAR UP has partnered with the Utah Science Teachers Association (USTA) for the third year to offer a special Saturday GEAR UP session following their annual conference recently where 23 teachers from the GEAR UP cohort schools received professional learning opportunities that they can readily implement into their teaching repertoire. At the February 2015 USTA Conference held at the Provo Convention Center, teachers from across the state convened for a two-day event filled with professional development opportunities that attendees have dubbed a science teacher’s mecca.
D. Ray Reutzel, Emma Eccles Jones Distinguished Professor, has published a new book entitled, Strategies for Reading Assessment and Instruction in a Era of Common Core Standards, 5th Edition with Pearson Education.
Sherry Marx, and recent USU PhD, Matt Meyers, have published a short description of their collaborative research project in the magazine Prism, a publication of the American Society of Engineering Educators.