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Mi-STAR Featured at MSTA Conference


Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Learn more about Mi-STAR at the 2021 MSTA annual conference, held virtually February 27 and March 6. Read more


Modeling Instruction in Michigan Teams Up with Mi-STAR


Thursday, January 7, 2021
Modeling with Mi-STAR, a meld of Mi-STAR and Modeling Instruction, is an offshoot of the Modeling Instruction in Michigan project. Seven Mi-STAR units have been “modelized,” i.e., have had modeling instruction incorporated into the lesson plans. Read more


Career Connections Open a World of Possibilities for Mi-STAR Students


Thursday, September 24, 2020
Fortunate are the kids who know what they want to be when they grow up. The universe of career possibilities can be overwhelming. Sometimes aptitude tests can help. Sometimes not. Read more


Science Teachers Getting Ready for Fall


Monday, August 24, 2020
Michigan Tech’s Mi-STAR middle school STEM education curriculum and professional learning program hosted the inaugural event in the new Mi-STAR Learning Series on August 19, 2020. Read more


Mi-STAR Unit Lauded by NGSS


Monday, August 10, 2020
Mi-STAR’s Unit 6.4 was featured in the July 2020 issue of NGSS News, the newsletter of the Next Generation Science Standards. Read more


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