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We Prepare Teachers. They Change the World.

By Michael Marder, Professor of Physics and UTeach Executive Director, University of Texas at Austin

In the fall of 1997, the University of Texas at Austin launched UTeach, which began preparing STEM teachers in a new way. Today, 44 universities are part of the UTeach network. Michael Marder is co-founder and co-director of UTeach in Austin, and will give the keynote address at this year’s UTeach Conference.

UTeach Institute and Edhesive Team Up to Deliver CS Principles

The UTeach Institute is pleased to announce its collaboration with Edhesive to deliver its forthcoming AP Computer Science Principles course in a hybrid online platform accessible to high school students across the country. In Texas, only 1 percent of high school students took a CS course in the 2013–2014 academic year, and fewer than 15 percent of high schools offered coursework in the discipline at all. The U.S.

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