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STEM Through Play: Facilitating Classroom Engagement

Speedometry is a STEM curriculum using Hot Wheels in the classroom, and is co-created with Mattel Children’s Foundation and the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education. In part three of our four-part blog series, Rossier faculty talk about the foundation of the Speedometry pilot program and how the 5 E’s are essential to the STEM curriculum

STEM Through Play: Meaningful Learning

Speedometry is a STEM curriculum using Hot Wheels in the classroom, and is co-created with Mattel Children’s Foundation and the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education. In part one of our four-part blog series, Julie Marsh and Robert Danielson provide insight into the pilot programs’ methodology, results and key takeaways.

USC Rossier Graduate Jennifer Nelson Featured in Futures Magazine

Having logged more than 12,000 student teaching placements and nearly 1.7 million hours of fieldwork in 650 school districts, students from the USC Rossier School of Education are practicing what they learned. Jennifer Nelson (MAT ’11), a seventh grade English teacher at the Future Leaders Institute Charter School in New York City, is one of them.

MAT–TESOL Graduate Spotlight: Christopher Bankston

Master of Arts in Teaching ­– Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MAT – TESOL) graduate Christopher Bankston started a career in business and eventually decided to pursue his passion for teaching by enrolling in the MAT – TESOL program at the USC Rossier School of Education.

USC TESOL Advisory Board: Directional Plans for the Future of the Program

I graduated from the MAT – TESOL program while living and teaching in Korea. I was introduced to the USC Rossier community 6,000 miles away from the university’s Los Angeles …