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Awards to Texas Teachers in Eligible Regions to Recognize Outstanding Math and Science Teaching

Wilhelmina C. Robertson Excellence in Science or Mathematics Teaching Award


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Funding Source
Houston Museum of Natural Science
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Geographic Focus
USA: Texas: Houston area

Important Dates
Deadline: 09/01/23 Save

Grant Description
Awards of $2,000 to Texas teachers in eligible regions to recognize outstanding math and science teaching. One award will be given to a K-5th grade teacher and another award will be presented to a 6th-12th grade teacher. Eligible recipients must demonstrate exemplary teaching methods and philosophy that profoundly impact their students. Houston-area teachers may be nominated for this award.

Teaching philosophy selection criteria include: Contemporary student-centered approach, measurable outcomes, differentiation, clarity, and format.

Classroom activities/methods selection criteria include: Relevance to science or mathematics, demonstrates principles of science or mathematics, student assessment, and involves student problem solving, decision making, critical thinking, and application. 


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Additional Eligibility Criteria
Any science or mathematics teacher employed by either a public or private school in the Houston area is eligible for this award. Self-nominations are acceptable.

Pre-Application Information
The deadline for all submissions is September 1, 2023.

Number of Grants
One K-5th grade science or math teacher and one 6th-12th grade science or math teacher.

Estimated Size of Grant
The individuals selected will each receive a $2,000 teaching award at an awards luncheon held in the fall.

Contact Information
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