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It’s not just what you know, but how you think
August 11, 2010




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PULLMAN – Some students “get it” during a classroom science lesson, and some don’t.  Both groups would do better, said Jeana Simpson, if they would stop and think about their thinking.


Critical thinking is at the heart of Simpson’s mission to improve science lessons in the Nine Mile Falls School District, where she teaches sixth and seventh grades. Her zeal landed her the 2010 Vitt and Mary Ferrucci Distinguished Educator Award in Math, Science and Technology Education. 


“It’s not enough to teach content alone,” … » More …

WSU air quality research and outreach featured
September 16, 2005

The first program of the new season of Extension Engaged will take place 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept 23. Those wishing to be part of the studio audience will meet by 9:15 a.m. in Food Science and Human Nutrition T-101. For information on viewing via satellite or videostream, go to The program will look at WSU’s research and outreach in the area of air quality and will focus on work being conducted by the Columbia Plateau PM-10 project and the Northwest Airquest Consortium. Guests will include: • Brian Lamb, Regents Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering and Architecture. • Joe Vaughan, … » More …