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Teams forming for Future City STEM competition hosted by WSU
October 19, 2017

By Brett Stav, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Future City Competition logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Teams are forming for the regional Future City Competition for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students from Washington, Idaho and Montana.

March 5-7: WSU to host future Native American teachers
February 16, 2017

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – A 2008 report shows that K-12 Native American students perform better when they have native teachers, yet Native Americans are only one percent of Washington’s teachers. To provide more, Washington State University will host the Future Native Teachers Initiative (FNTI) March 5-7.

Funds support teaching with tech in local schools
November 21, 2016

By Kyla Emme, College of Education

joy-egbertPULLMAN, Wash. – Using new technology is one of the ways teachers are engaging students in order to improve their achievement in the classroom. The Harvest Foundation has awarded Washington State University $10,000 to provide teachers with things like Ozobot robots and virtual reality headsets for this purpose.

Area students among computing award winners
March 21, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Eight high school girls from eastern Washington will be honored for their interest and success in computing and technology at a ceremony and banquet March 22 at Washington State University.

Online summer course helps K-12 meet new requirements
March 8, 2016

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

American-IndianPULLMAN, Wash. – To help Washington K-12 schools comply with new requirements for teaching American Indian history and culture, Washington State University is offering an online summer course closely aligned with the state-created curriculum.

Doctoral student to train math teachers on military bases
September 2, 2015

By Brenda Alling , WSU Vancouver

Heidi-RhodesVANCOUVER, Wash. – Heidi Rhodes, a Washington State University Vancouver student in the mathematics and science education doctoral program, has been selected as a Charles A. Dana Center International Facilitation Fellow.

Research helps address state requirement for tribal education
June 2, 2015

honoringtriballegaciesSPOKANE, Wash. – Shortly after Washington’s governor signed a law in May requiring Native American history, culture and government to be taught in state schools, a curriculum designed in part by a Washington State University educator debuted to help K-12 teachers meet the need.

Loans put the power of science into young hands
April 30, 2015

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

SkullPULLMAN, Wash. – A group of boisterous adolescents in Okanogan County, Wash., quiets down to peer into microscopes and begin to apply new skills in DNA analysis to find a missing person.