EQuIPD in the News

 

  • Science Teachers of the year Ben Donatelli and Karina Carwise

    Science Teachers of the year Ben Donatelli and Karina Carwise

    Congratualtions are in order for EQuIPD Intervention teachers Ben Donatelli (left) and Karina Carwise (right) as they have been awarded science teachers of the year in Hillsborough county! We are so happy that your hard work has been recognized. Keep up the great work.

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  • STEM For All 2021 Video Showcase

    STEM For All 2021 Video Showcase

    In May of 2021, the EQuIPD grant, along with 286 other federally funded projects were invited to produce short videos that demonstrate what we are doing to improve STEM and computer science education. Our entry, Working Together Alone: The EQuIPD Grant, can be viewed on the STEM for All page, along with the public discussion.

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  • Working Together, Apart: Spring 2021 EQuIPD Newsletter

    Working Together, Apart: Spring 2021 EQuIPD Newsletter

    In this issue of the EQuIPD newsletter, we feature some of the stellar work our EQuIPD teachers have been doing. Specifically, we will look at how teachers foster collaboration in hybrid learning classrooms, with in-person and remote learners. Please download your copy today to learn more about …

    Students With Speical Needs Maintain Working Hydropoinc and ...

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  • TEDxUF: A Model Love Story For Education

    TEDxUF: A Model Love Story For Education

    Dr. Nancy Ruzycki, principal investigator of the EQuIPD grant, recently gave a TEDx talk at the University of Florida. In her talk, she discusses how we all use models to understand the world around us, how we use system thinking to build those models, and how differences in models can lead to bias. EQuIPD works ...

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  • Hillsborough County Students send experiment to International Space Station

    Hillsborough County Students send experiment to International Space Station

    EQuIPD Professional Learning Community (PLC) teachers from Sheehy Elementary in Hillsborough County engaged their fifth-grade students in the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP). Their students won the competition and will be sending their chamomile seed germination experiment on Mission 15 to the International Space Station.
    Dr. Nebi Salim Bakare is the science resource teacher who led ...

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  • 2020 STEM for All Video Showcase

    2020 STEM for All Video Showcase

    The EQuIPD grant was recently featured in the 2020 STEM for All Video Showcase, a collection of videos hosted by the National Science Foundation. These videos come from various federally funded projects that are broadly designed to improve computer science and STEM education. The showcase is an opportunity to present innovative research in the field ...

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  • Office of Elementary & Secondary Education EQuIPD Spotlight

    Office of Elementary & Secondary Education EQuIPD Spotlight

    Dr. Nancy Ruzycki and the EQuIPD program were recently highlighted by the office of Elementary & Secondary Education. The article, available here, focuses on how teachers in the program were supported through their transition to remote teaching in the Spring of 2020. Additionally, other program outreach including open access technology training and the partnership with ...

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  • UF Engineer Brings Changes to Florida’s K-12 STEM Education

    UF Engineer Brings Changes to Florida’s K-12 STEM Education

    Early assessments of the Engaging Quality Instruction through Professional Development (EQuIPD) program are revealing its impressive impact among Florida teachers.

    The EQuIPD program, led by Department of Materials Science & Engineering Senior Lecturer Nancy Ruzycki, Ph.D., is funded through a $5 million Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) grant and specially designed to support teachers in learning ...

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  • Sarasota-Manatee teachers participate in UF professional development workshop

    Sarasota-Manatee teachers participate in UF professional development workshop

    EQuIPD Day at the University of Florida was hosted on January 6, 2020. Teachers from all over the state of Florida arrived at the University of Florida campus to learn more about using technology to support their lessons. Vendors representing Pasco and Vernier were in attendance and hosted hands-on demonstrations of their probeware. See the ...

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