University of Kentucky College of Education students in the Middle Level Teacher Education Program were recently in Williamsburg, Ky. working with 7th and 8th grade students on a STEM mobile technology project (STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).
The college students worked with the middle schoolers in Williamsburg on using math apps on android tablets. They were led by Dr. Margaret Rintamaa and Dr. Lu Young. Rintamaa is middle level program chair and associate professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Young is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Educational Leadership Studies and director of Next Generation Educational Partnerships for the UK College of Education.
The Middle Level Program faculty includes educators from within the College of Education, faculty from the university community and the professional educators from the Bluegrass area.The program is approved by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).