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Boston Science Partnership – Latest News

Peer Teacher Workshops for BPS Science Teachers Learn the ins and outs of the district’s science curricula in a supportive setting! The BPS Science Department`s Peer Teacher Workshops are professional development workshops connected to science curriculum units, presented by teachers who have successfully used these units in their classrooms. The agendas for these meetings are […]

Boston Science Partnership – Recent Highlights

On November 17-18, 115 Boston science teachers and administrators, university STEM faculty, and science graduate students gathered at UMass Boston for the BSP’s 2006 Fall Conference, Focus on Science: Science Assessment for Learning. Featured presenters Page Keeley and Joyce Tugel of the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance led interactive sessions focused on uncovering students’ preconceptions, […]

Boston Science Partnership – Leadership

Robert Chen, University of Massachusetts Boston (Co-Principal Investigator) Bob Chen is a Professor of Environmental, Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Boston. In addition to his service to the BSP, he is the Principal Investigator of the Watershed Integrated Sciences Partnership, an NSF-funded GK-12 program involving the University of Massachusetts Boston and […]

Boston Science Partnership – Science News & Announcements

  Videos   BSP CCC 2007 Slideshows Attention all teachers who attended the Contextualized Content Courses at UMass Boston this summer! Remember that slideshow we presented at the end of your session that we promised to put on the website? They’re finally here! If you attended Session 1 (Biology 1, Biology 3, and Chemistry 3), […]

Boston Science Partnership – Milestones

2004-2005 The Boston Science Partnership launches with funding from a five-year, $12.5 million Math Science Partnership grant from the National Science Foundation. Ten Boston high schools and 11 middle schools join the BSP’s first cohort of partner schools. The BSP develops a new model of vertical teaming in science for urban school districts, in collaboration […]

Boston Science Partnership – Boston Science Education

Results:     News + Announcements: Fall 2011 Energy I Course Registration – NOW OPEN – click here! Boston Teacher Receives National Award – Wai Chin Ng, elementary science specialist at Quincy Elementary School, was awarded the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. He and the other teachers from across the […]

Boston Science Partnership – Leadership

The Boston Science Partnership is guided by five Co-Principal Investigators. Its staff works to implement each of the strategies and day-to-day operations.Post-docs and graduate students contribute to research efforts. There are nine partner institutions. Click here to get more information about partner institutions. CO-PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS Robert Chen, University of Massachusetts Boston (Co-Principal Investigator) Bob Chen […]

Boston Science Partnership – Science News & Announcements

May 2011 – Boston Teacher Receives National Award Wai Chin Ng, elementary science specialist at Quincy Elementary School, was awarded the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. He and the other teachers from across the country will receive their awards in Washington, D.C. later this year from President Obama himself. We […]

Boston Science Partnership – Links

Science education is alive and well throughout Boston. You can start your explorations about the many resources available to teachers, students and other stakeholders here. BSP Partner Institution Resources Boston Public Schools University of Massachusetts Boston Center of Science and Math in Context (COSMIC) Watershed-Integrated Sciences Partnership Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program. Teach Next Year […]