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Brett Bigham was named Oregon State Teacher of the Year in 2014, National Education Association Foundation fellow in 2015 and 2018 and he even received White House Honors from President Obama. This was a huge and momentous time in Bigham’s life, a time to celebrate, a time to plan for the future. What Bigham didn’t expect was how this was also about to become a time of huge adversity.
Life is always full of obstacles, but overcoming these obstacles in order to achieve your dreams is what really defines a person. Teaching isn’t always the most profitable of careers, but it is often the most pivotal – not only for the students but for the teacher as well.
Book Sustainable Development of Human Capital with a chapter by Dr. Darlene Russ-Eft and doctoral student Laura Boehme has been released.
The school district and Oregon State University-Cascades are in the second year of a collaborative effort called the Math Learning Lab, in which OSU-Cascades education instructor Melinda Knapp teaches teams of elementary teachers the best methods for teaching math to young kids.
Funded by the Sisters-based Roundhouse Foundation, the Oregon State University-Cascades’ Masters of Arts in Teaching program is sending its graduate students, as well as teachers who graduated from OSU-Cascades, to lead free STEM-themed summer camps for middle schoolers.
Oregon State University has been awarded a five-year, $1 million grant to improve instruction of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, and better meet needs of undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds.