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Meet the Teacher


Colleen Ruths
 
Subjects Currently Taught:
     AP Physics
     Physic 1
     Advanced Physics
     Physical Science 2
 
Subjects Previously Taught:
    Chemistry
    Chem 1
    Principles of Technology
    Biology
    Ecology
    Physical Science 
    Honors Physics
      
 
Pennsylvania State Certification:
     Biology
     Chemistry
     Physics
 
 Extra-Curricular Activities
    Ski Club Advisor
    Science Travel Club Advisor
    Class of 2011 and 2013 Advisor
 
Education:
    BS in Secondary Education - Chemistry, Biology, Physics
    Pennsylvania State University 1987
 
   MS in Education - 21st Century Learning and Teaching
   Wilkes University 2010
 
    MS - Educational Leadership C & I - Supervisor  and Principal Certification 
   Bloomsburg University 2014
    
    PHD Candidate - Pennsylvanian State University 2016 
 
 
   
 
     
 
    Graduate level Classes 
 
        Temple University  1988-90
             Education Business
             Educational Administration
 
     Pennsylvania University  1988-91
            Energy Education
            Probes and Computers
 
    Wilkes University            2008-10
         Teaching in the 21st century
         Reading in Content Area
        Authentic Learning in Science
        Inquiry-Based Learning
        Advanced Technology
        Project-Based Learning
        Assessment
        Differentiated Instruction
       Action Research
        21st Century Practicum
 
 
    Summer Institutes
        Taft School, Connecticut
             Teaching First Year Physics  2006
              AP Physics C                       2007
              AP Physics B                       2009  
             AP Physics 1                         2014
        Wiedner University,  Philadelphia PA
             Engineering                          2008
      Modeling Physics                          2011
             Mansfield University
      Biology Benchmarking                    2011
        FLIP COM                                     2013 
 
    Bloomsburg University
                2012  Introduction to Administration          
                                Curriculum and Design                   
                   2013   Data Decisions                                   
                           School Leadership                             
                              School Law
                2014  School, Family, Community Relations
                                   Supervisor Internship
                          Organizational Leadership
                         Principal Internship
                2015  Special Education Administration

Pennsylvania University
                2015    Instructional Design
                            Assessment in Science
                2016     Spring - Research in Science Education 
                            Fall     Learning and Teaching Theories in Science Education
                                   History, Sociology and Philosophy of Science Education
                                   Emerging Technologies in Education
                                   Research Ethics in Curriculum and Instruction
                                   Research Statistics in Educational Psychology
                                             
                                             
 
 
Teaching Experience
       1987-88            Susquehanna Township School District      
       1988-92            York City School District                    
       2002-3             Southern Columbia School District           
       2003- present   Shikellamy School District