Professor earns fellowship to expand STEM teaching research

By Trevor Havard, College of Education intern VANCOUVER, Wash. – Research into STEM education in grades K-8 will be taken statewide with funding from the College of Education Berry Family Fellowship recently won by Tamara Nelson, professor of teaching and learning at Washington State University Vancouver.

Students engage as teachers focus on science inquiry

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Increased student engagement is among the results of the first year of a Washington State University-led program to improve science education in K-8 grades. Teachers met this week to assess progress and consider next steps – one of which is blogging to support their collaboration.