Education

Speaking Freely: Mason’s Faculty, Staff Offer Expertise to Community

Posted: August 1, 2014 at 5:03 am, Last Updated: August 1, 2014 at 9:08 am

What do you want to know? Professors and researchers speak to local organizations on 360 newsworthy topics, at no charge.

Before the Semester Begins, STEM Boot Camp Gives Freshmen a Boost

Posted: July 30, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: July 29, 2014 at 12:16 pm

This week, 52 incoming freshmen are getting an early chance at academic and career success as part of “crash course” in calculus, cell biology, general chemistry or physics.

Ideas Into Action: Institute Gives Elementary Teachers Hands-on Science Skills

Posted: July 17, 2014 at 2:36 pm, Last Updated: July 17, 2014 at 5:12 pm

Thirty Virginia teachers are undergoing professional development training at VISTA’s Elementary Science Institute, housed in the College of Education and Human Development.

Disrupting Online Ed: Mason Economics Professors’ Videos Get Global Views

Posted: July 17, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: July 22, 2014 at 8:07 am

Everyday Economics videos “flip the classroom” by letting viewers tell the teachers what topic to tackle next.

Kaine Attends Roundtable and Tours Labs During Mason Visit

Posted: July 3, 2014 at 5:12 am, Last Updated: July 9, 2014 at 12:18 am

On his first visit to Mason’s Prince William Campus, Sen. Tim Kaine led a roundtable discussion with President Ángel Cabrera and Prince William Campus CEO Annie Hunt Burriss.

First Excellence in Teaching Academies to Provide Key Resources for Educators

Posted: July 3, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: July 9, 2014 at 12:20 am

The academies will provide 100 teachers across the commonwealth information on leadership, technology, decision making and education policy.

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