$3,000,000 to the Integrated Science, Math and Reflective Thinking (iSMART) master’s degree program. The main goal of the iSMART master’s degree program is to prepare and increase the number of highly qualified in-service middle school math and science teachers in Texas. Participating teachers will develop in-depth content and pedagogical knowledge and leadership skills through reflective collaboration with on-line classmates. Program activities will include analyzing and writing curriculum, analyzing theories of learning and models of integration of science and mathematics, studying children’s thinking of content, and reflecting on video of own practices.
$3M Grant Supports iSMART Online Graduate Program