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‘Master Teachers’ in Training for Math and Science

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One of the nation’s most respected scientific organizations is partnering with the District of Columbia public schools and a university to train “master teachers” in math and science at the middle school level.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science and George Washington University, both located in the nation’s capital, have established the program in cooperation with the 65,000-student school system. Participating teachers will receive master’s degrees from the university and then serve as mentors for their peers and for students in Washington’s public, private, and charter schools. Both the math and science programs are now under way at the university, AAAS officials said in a statement.

Twenty science teachers from the school district will pursue the science master’s degree, known as DC ACTS, for Advancing Competencies in Technology and Science, and roughly the same number are enrolled in the math program, called DC FAME, or Fellows for the Advancement of Mathematics Education.

Vol. 25, Issue 06, Page 13

Published in Print: October 5, 2005, as ‘Master Teachers’ in Training for Math and Science

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