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Lee Shumow and Jennifer Schmidt
Jennifer Schmidt and Lee Shumow wrote the book – literally – for teachers seeking the best ways to motivate high school students to learn and love science. Now the educational psychology professors from the NIU College of Education are turning their attention to after-school and summer projects that enroll underserved and underrepresented youth. Schmidt and...
Oh, if science teachers only knew what their students were really thinking about during lessons. Well, Northern Illinois University researchers actually figured out a way to tap into high school students’ thoughts during class time, and there were plenty of surprises and valuable insights. So many, in fact, that the three-year research project studying students’...
Lee Shumow
Video provides a unique opportunity for creating shared experiences for students to reflect upon and discuss in the classroom. So says Lee Shumow, a Distinguished Teaching Professor in the NIU College of Education’s Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations. Shumow will present “Through the Lens of Experience: Using Video to Help Young Professionals Develop,”...
Jennifer Schmidt and Lee Shumow
As high school science teachers return to their classrooms to begin a new school year, scholars from NIU are urging them to talk more to girls. Otherwise, the College of Education researchers warn, the United States will struggle to meet its scientific and technological ambitions for the future. Science teachers spend 39 percent more class...