New Jersey teachers from any certification area can earn certification in chemistry through the PSI Chemistry Endorsement program. This endorsement program is an accelerated track that allows teachers to learn the content, and how to teach the content of chemistry. Classes start as early as July for interested teachers. Continue reading
CTL’s is offering a PSI Algebra-Based Physics course for teachers. This professional development course that blends classroom and virtual learning, allowing teachers to customize their own approach to learning to teach the highly effective PSI Algebra-Based Physics. Teachers with an interest in new approaches to instruction, technology, and collaboration, are encouraged to consider the course. It is not necessary to be a math or science teacher to succeed. Continue reading
The East Orange STEM Academy in East Orange, NJ is seeing a meteoric rise in its number of students taking AP physics, as well as an incredible burst in student math and science proficiency. The dramatic change is attributed to the the Center for Teaching and Learning’s Progressive Science Initiative (PSI), which uses free digital materials in lieu of textbooks, and stipulates a sequential overhaul of high school science instruction from biology-chemistry-physics to physics-chemistry-biology.
“We have 37 students in AP physics out of about 270 students enrolled here,” said Dr. Nicholas DelTufo, principal at East Orange STEM Academy. “We are a shining star in urban education.”
CTL is committed to the mission of dramatically improving student learning in science and mathematics. As schools join us in that effort, we are experiencing dramatic growth in New Jersey, across the United States and around the world. CTL is looking for talented individuals who are interested in joining us in this important work. We are looking for candidates with the strongest background in PMI High School mathematics and the greatest commitment to helping students and teachers. Continue reading
At Woodstown High School, students in Patrick Chestnut’s Physics class chatted with students in the Republic of Gambia, located in Western Africa, and exchanged stories about life as a student in a country on the other side of the planet… (Read More)
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