News Articles

  • Fable Vision Learning Grant
    Posted: March 17, 2017

    The Reynolds Center for Teaching, Learning and Creativity is looking to identify districts and schools who are interested in receiving free STEAM creativity tools and PD as part of a special grant-funded opportunity. Economically-disadvantaged schools will be given special consideration.

  • Image with text: STEAM Tank
    Posted: September 8, 2016

    The popular television show "Shark Tank" is a competition of ingenuity and creativity, pitting would-be inventors against each other in a quest to win financial support and see their ideas move toward becoming actual products.

  • WGBH logo
    Posted: March 28, 2016

    Apply by April 11 to become a WGBH/PBS LearningMedia STEM Teacher Advisor. You'll be part of a NASA-funded science education project to design and test new curriculum that includes digital media for STEM education. For more information and for the application, follow the link below:

  • The Central New Jersey Partnership to Enhance Mathematics Achievement (CNJ PEMA) logo
    Posted: March 5, 2016

    The Central New Jersey Partnership to Enhance Mathematics Achievement (CNJ PEMA) is a 3-year, NJ Department of Education-funded professional development program that has worked with upper elementary teachers in Franklin Township, North Brunswick, and New Brunswick on improving the mathematical co
  • Posted: March 2, 2016

    The campaign #stemHERstoryRU, sponsored by Busch Campus Partners, is an initiative to celebrate women who dedicate their careers to the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields while also raising awareness to the overall Rutgers community.
  • Posted: January 30, 2016

    From President Obama's 2016 State of the Union Address: "In the coming years, we should build on that progress, by... offering every student the hands-on computer science and math classes that make them job-ready on day one."
  • Posted: December 7, 2015

    Dr. Elisa Shernoff, assistant professor in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, talks about the game she and colleagues are designing to help teachers think through managing challenging classroom behaviors. Dr.
  • Posted: December 7, 2015

    Our director, David Shernoff, continues to receive praise for his book Toward an Optimal Learning Environment: Studies of Engagement at the Moment of Instruction.
  • Posted: September 23, 2015

    Our Center staff, many of which are also education researchers, have published some exciting papers in recent times!  The topics range from student engagement in technology-rich learning environments, teacher transfer of systems thinking skills, and engagement, flow, and immersion in game-based l
  • Posted: June 15, 2015

    For many young children, school is an exciting place. Kids in primary grades — especially kindergarteners, first- and second-graders — are eager to absorb new ideas and information.

    But how many of them still feel that way about school by the time they've grown into teenagers?