The FizzicsEd Podcast

The FizzicsEd Podcast

For educators and teachers working to make STEM amazing... no matter whether you're teaching science in grade 1, running a high school lab or delivering science shows in a museum, this education show helps you teach science & technology the way kids want to learn. The FizzicsEd Podcast brings in educators from across Australia and around the world to talk about tips, tricks, lessons and learnings they've had whilst working with students in the classroom and beyond. Hosted by Ben Newsome, a science teacher, author and founder of the multi-award winning science outreach team at Fizzics Education.... Show More

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January 21, 2021 26 min
We chat with Phyllis Friello, Education Manager for professional development at Space Center Houston and the Johnson Space Center’s Educator Resource Center to find out more about the Space Exploration Educators Conference. So much on offer, and this year you can connect virtually!

Hosted by Ben Newsome from Fizzics Education

About Phyllis Friello

Phyllis Friello is the Education manager for professional development at Space Center Houston and the Johnson Space Center’s Educator Resource Center at SCH. She earned a B.S. from the George Washington University, in Washington, D.C. and a M.S. from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. The majority of her professional career was as a research scientist and manager at the Johns Hopkins and Harvard Schools of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, focusing on ophthalmology and neuroimaging research. Following this, she became a teacher for Baltimore City Schools, teaching physics at the Baltimore School for the Arts, a public pre-professional arts school in Baltimore, Maryland. Her academic achievements have included several fellowships and awards to competitive NASA programs.  She is a Master Educator and Education Ambassador for NASA and the American Institute for Physics. In 2015 she was a guest of President Obama at Astronomy Night at the White House. 

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About the FizzicsEd Podcast

Hosted by Ben Newsome from Fizzics Education

With interviews with leading science educators and STEM thought leaders, this science education podcast is about highlighting different ways of teaching kids within and beyond the classroom. It's not just about educational practise & pedagogy, it's about inspiring new ideas & challenging conventions of how students can learn about their world!

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