Dr. Christine Broussard, Noyce Program Director, and Noyce Scholar, Kristen Chapman, presented at the National Science Foundation (NSF) Noyce Program conference in Washington,
DC May 25-28. The meeting was co-sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Noyce Scholar Kristen Chapman presented a poster highlighting work done in collaboration with her senior thesis mentor, Dr. Kathleen Weaver, developing and testing the effectiveness of science lessons for elementary school students that incorporate hands-on learning and inquiry. Dr. Broussard presented a poster detailing the assessment and effectiveness of the La Verne Noyce Teacher Scholar Program. The NSF Noyce Program provides exemplary Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and teacher education programs with scholarships for STEM majors on the teaching track. Noyce Scholars receive scholarship monies toward a bachelor’s degree in a STEM major and the teaching credential. In return scholars teach in high needs school districts for two years per year of scholarship after their training.
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