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In Case you Missed it...(April/May 2021)

In Case you Missed it...(April/May 2021)

There’s been a lot happening at CASE in the last few months! We want to keep you updated with all the latest information, so keep reading to find out about all that went on since our last issue!
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The Space Race as a Model for Transforming Education in California

The Space Race as a Model for Transforming Education in California

The space race began on October 4, 1957 with the Soviet Union’s launch of Sputnik. In less than one year, the U.S. Congress passed the National Defense Education Act of 1958 (NDEA) with the hope of spurring changes within education that would lead to…
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“Walking into Spiderwebs”

“Walking into Spiderwebs”

As those lyrics from Gwen Stefani of “No Doubt” rolled around in my mind, I realized that 2020 didn’t call back. It was a year of #unprecedented firsts in many of our lives. It was the year of #COVID19, the most popular tweet. The #Pandemic where we…
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Let’s Talk Science...At A Distance

Let’s Talk Science...At A Distance

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought about unexpected changes in education and for science classrooms in particular. However, I have been surprised to learn that one classroom practice seems to retain its effectiveness, and in many ways, has elevated…
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Science Fair Family Academy

Science Fair Family Academy

Getting middle school students to participate in the annual science fair has always been challenging. And the fact that it’s a virtual science fair meant that we knew we had to do something new to support our students. Our plan: a Science Fair Family…
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