Eighteen science teachers from six DISD middle schools are shooting off rockets, kayaking the Trinity River and collecting data on animals at the Dallas Zoo this summer as part of the new STEM Academy directed by Professor Leanne Ketterlin-Geller in Simmons.
The academy is designed to give the middle-school science teachers tools they need to strengthen their engagement with students. Read more.
The program is done in partnership with the Lyle School of Engineering. A major grant from the Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation and support from the O’Donnell Foundation help fund the academy.