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Professor Johnson Named to NSTA Science Education Resources Team

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning, has chosen Dr. Amy Flanagan Johnson, an Associate Professor at Eastern Michigan University, to serve on an expert team that will identify and vet high-quality resources to help teachers implement the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Johnson is one of 55 educators who were selected out of 650 applicants to be an NGSS@NSTA Curator and help build a library of top-rated resources for teachers that support the new standards. Johnson will focus on resources related to chemical reactions for middle school students.  Click here to see the full NSTA press release.NSTA Curators

Dr. Amy Flanagan Johnson is an associate professor in the department of chemistry at Eastern Michigan University. Her primary teaching responsibilities at EMU are general chemistry courses as well as courses for preservice elementary and middle school teachers, including CHEM 101: Chemistry for Elementary Teachers, CHEM 312: Teaching Elementary Chemistry, and CHEM 407: Nature of Science for Elementary Teachers. Professor Johnson holds a BS in Chemistry from Knox College in Illinois and an MS and PhD from Purdue University in Indiana. She resides in Ypsilanti, MI with her husband, Greg; son, Oliver; and dog, Molybdenum (a.k.a. Molly).

- Posted October 17, 2014.

 

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