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Statewide Math and Science Conference to be held in Sitka in October

??The 2015 Math and Science Conference will be held Oct. 23-25 in Sitka. Math and science teachers from all grade levels will lead and participate in professional development sessions, experience field trips, learn from leading...
A brighter future with the arts

...graders, the standardized scores shot up and the first ones to notice what these arts curriculums were doing were the science teachers."There is integral relationship with arts and ourselves and it's a disservice when we are not connected," Chu...
Caulfield: Amidst challenges, 'UAS will thrive'

...focusing on academic programs where we have a very good reputation - biology and marine biology, environmental sciences, teacher education, Alaska Native languages, online business and public administration degrees, rich liberal arts offerings...
Math, Science teachers to get a taste of Sitka

...Duncan is also helping coordinate this year's event along with retired math teacher Bobbi Jordan and Mt. Edgecumbe science teachers Jack Davis and Matt Hunter.Committee members have spent the last 22 months preparing, and Himschoot said an additional...
Big push for STEM education."Nationally, teachers spend 30 minutes a day on science," she said. "Half of elementary science teachers in Alaska don't teach science because their math and literacy tracks are more important."Marty Dean is an Auke...
Anchorage artist plans suicide awareness sculptures

ANCHORAGE, - In October 2013, at the end of the school day, Anchorage science teacher Sarah Davies felt a familiar darkness closing in on her.For most of her life, she had experienced what she described as "a...
Their stories, their statues

...embarrassment," Davies said. "This is a representation of what's happening inside all of us."Davies, 40, is a science teacher who has used art as a form of expression in dealing with her own bouts of depression. With three suicide attempts...
Summer science camp open for Southeast educators

A summer educator camp for Southeast K-8 math and science teachers is open for registration, according to a notice in a newsletter distributed by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development...
Educator Spotlight: Elisabeth Hauser

...reasons to be asking questions, writing, drawing and reading. I am member of both the National Science Teachers Association and the Alaska Science Teachers Association. In 2012, I received a small grant from the ASTA to help purchase basic science...
Greenhouse supplies food for Thorne Bay School

Less than a year ago, Thorne Bay School science teacher Megan Fitzpatrick was "just a frustrated Southeast Alaskan trying to get food to grow."Now she and the students of Thorne Bay...


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