News Tag: Songer

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Nancy Butler Songer selected to receive a Fulbright Specialists Project

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Dr. Nancy Butler Songer, Professor of Science Education and Learning Technologies at the University of Michigan has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in Turkmenistan at the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan during March 2013. For a full press release, click here.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Nancy Songer comments on NAEP results; believes science education improving

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She says she finds it promising that organizations like NAEP recognize the need to change science education and build “fused knowledge,” or content knowledge plus science practices.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Nancy Songer comments on the annual Condition of Education report that shows an increase in high school math and science enrollments

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"Even if we are seeing some bubbles of improvement in enrollment, we are still dramatically under-enrolled compared to what we will need in the future," Songer said.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Nancy Songer's BioKIDS project releases iOS app for use with 4th-8th grade science curriculum

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The BioKIDS application for iOS devices enables students to record and organize animal observations in schoolyards or other settings.

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Nancy Songer credits kids with sophisticated thinking on complicated science concepts

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An article in the Hechinger Report, reports on challenges faced by biology teachers tasked with teaching evolution and a movement to begin teaching evolution to younger students. In addition to flawed preconceptions of evolution and religious issues, some administrators think evolution is too complex four young students. Nancy Songer's research, BioKIDS, suggests otherwise.

Friday, December 03, 2010

New faculty searches underway for 2011

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We are launching searches for several new faculty to expand our instructional and research capacity.

Wednesday, February 01, 2006

U-M program boosts Detroit science test scores

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