Modeling for Understanding in Science and Engineering (MUSE)
Funded by the Kentucky Department of Education
|March 2013 - September 2013||$140,000|
|October 2013 - September 2014||$195,000|
|October 2014 - September 2015||$117,000|
Districts Included in Grant
- Increase student achievement on identified NGSS through the integration of engineering, cross-cutting concepts, and science/engineering practices (using science modeling).
- Increase student achievement on science PLAN and ACT through effective integration of content literacy standards with respect to identified science content.
- Increase capacity within science department.
- Implement effective instructional practice, as outlined in Characteristics of Highly Effective Teaching and Learning in Science, with a specific focus on planning rigorous and congruent learning experiences. The effectiveness of instruction will be measured by students’ pre/post content gains and analysis of related student work.
Diane Johnson, Susan Mayo and Sally Shafer - PIMSER Regional Teacher Partners
Robin Cooper and Jennifer Wilhelm, University of Kentucky
For More Information
For more information on this program, please contact:
Kim Zeidler-Watters, Director