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The April Texas Science Teacher Journal Now Online!

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Wed, 04/25/2012

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Inside this issue of STAT's official academic journal, the Texas Science Teacher:

  • Letter from the Editor, Not "Goodbye" but "Until We Meet Again," by Dr. Joel Palmer 
  • Engaging Elementary Students in STEM Camp, by Dr. Tracy M. Walker, et. al. 
  • Why Students Choose a College Major in STEM Fields, by Dr. Cynthia B. Powell and Erin Boyd 
  • Effects of Labs on At-Risk Students, by Dr. Gianluca Corsi

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Good luck this week with Science STAAR testing for Grades 5 and 8! 

This just in!  The new EOC performance standards for the STAAR have just been released.  See the official release here.

 Check out more resources at the STAT STAAR Page.

In other news... STAT advocated for math and science integration at the April 18 SBOE Committee of the Full Board Meeting.  Read the testimony here

Submit Articles for the May STATellite

The wildflowers are blooming, and the students are getting antsy.  Summer is almost upon us!  


Reflect on your year as a teacher for the May issue of the STATellite.  We're looking for editorials, but also lesson plans and teaching tips.  Did something you did in class this year really work?  Submit your findings in article format by May 1st to   


Articles should be a maximum of 2 single-spaced pages in length, and may be edited before publishing.  Pictures are strongly encouraged.  Please attach them directly to your email.