I hope you all had a great time at the STOM conference last weekend! If you would like more information about any of the presentations, let us know, and we’ll help put you in touch with right people. Email Dr. King (firstname.lastname@example.org).
It’s never too late to start a degree program. Earn your teaching certification as an undergraduate, or come back for your master’s degree. Dual BS Degree in Physics and Science Education. This program is a great entry point for prospective students, freshmen, and sophomores considering a career in physics teaching. Furthermore, the dual degree offers scholarships more »View full post
Highly qualified physics education students may be eligible for academic scholarships specifically aimed at physics, science education or both. MU Physics scholarships are merit awards and are granted on the basis of motivation, aptitude, and achievement. To apply, visit the webpage.Deadline April 1st for the next academic year. MU T2D2 Noyce Scholarships are granted to junior more »View full post
Get paid $10/hr for a high quality early teaching experiences. Learning Assistants are placed in a local high school physics classroom to work with students several hours a week. Plus, we’ll train you to be an effective classroom assistant. This is a favorite aspect of the TOP teacher program. REAL EXPERIENCES. REAL REWARDS. Fill out more »View full post
Have fun teaching physics to kids at the STEM extravaganza at Benton Elementary school on Wednesday, February 20th. MU’s student chapter of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) will be helping out at this event, and we’d love to have some TOP teachers there, too! For more information, contact Lankford, Deanna Marie (email@example.com) or see our informational flyer.
Please join us this Thursday at 7:30pm for Pizza and cookies at Dr. Karen King’s house. Check your email for an invitation & directions. Please RSVP by Thursday morning.
Get connected to other physics teachers in the home of Jazz. The Winter meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) is in New Orleans, January 5-9. MU TOP Teachers can help support you to go! Contact Karen King today.
Want to experience what it’s really like to teach high school physics? Join our team of Learning Assistants! We are now accepting applications for Spring 2013. LA’s earn $10 an hour while gaining valuable teaching skills along the way.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application. Applications are due Thursday, Nov 1st.
This spring, the MU physics department will be offering a new course for all of you! Physics 2002 is a topics course called “Teaching Physics”. We’ll examine the best practices in how to teach difficult concepts in motion, force, energy, electricity and magnetism. Preference for learning assistant positions will to go to students who have taken/are taking this course.
We’ll meet from 4:00-5:15pm every Tuesday and Thursday in Room 127. Course will be available for registration on MyZou soon. Stay tuned…
Come to the Society of Physics Students meeting this Thursday, October 4th for free pizza and liquid nitrogen ice cream. It’s in the physics lounge (room 236) from 5-6pm.
Come eat some ice cream and meet others in the MU community who are interested in physics teaching.
- WHERE: Dr. King’s house
- WHAT: Ice cream & socializing
- WHEN: 7:30pm-9:00pm, Tuesday, October 2nd
- WHY: Because we love you, and want to meet you!
Email Dr. Karen King to RSVP and get directions.