Awards

CIESE Receives Presidential Award

CIESE was awarded the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) in recognition of their expertise, encouragement, and mentoring of teachers and students in science and engineering.

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June 2010
CIESE PISA project was awarded overall Best Zone Paper at the 2010 National Conference of the ASEE
January 2010
CIESE PISA project was awarded ASEE's Best Practices Panel for 2010
January 2009
CIESE has been chosen as Drexel Internet Mathematics Library, The Math Forum Hot Spot for the Month of January
January 2009
Recognized by the Schoolzone web guide, a UK-based independent education web site
April 2008
Classroom Connect highlights the CIESE Global Sun Temperature Project in their April 2008 issue: The Global Sun Temperature Project, Online Correspondence, online research
April 2008
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears featured four CIESE Projects in their April 2008 issue:Square of Life, Bucket Buddies, Wonderful World of Weather & Down the Drain
October 2007
The CIESE BUILD IT project was featured on WABC-TV Channel 7 Eyewitness News on October 30, 2007
February 2007
The Big Deal Book of Technology e-newsletter highlighted the CIESE International Boiling Point Project in their biweekly publication, February 1, 2007
February 2007
NSTA featured a story about CIESE in their February 2007 monthly newspaper, Vol. 18 - No.6 : "NJ Center Supports Science Education Worldwide"
January 2007
Classroom Connect highlights two CIESE projects in their December 2006/January 2007 issue: "Movies in the Making" and "Historical Treasure Chests.
December 2006
The CIESE Engineering Our Future NJ program is featured in the Triangle Coalition Electronic Bulletin, Volume 12, Number 46
July 2006
CIESE staff member Liesl Hotaling is featured on the NJECC website, where she can be heard discussing the Savvy Cyber Teacher® program.
March 2006
The Historical Treasure Chests project was selected as a "Best Bet" on the USA TODAY Education Web site for the week of 3/3/2006 - 3/9/2006 Best Bet Archive
September 2005
The CIESE Collaborative Projects were selected as the Resource of the Day, by the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (ENC). ENC is funded by the US Department of Education as a place to bring quality math and science products together under one roof. Each weekday, ENC highlights one valuable resource from their extensive collection of teaching and professional development materials.
June 2005
The  Navigational Vectors Project  was selected  as the Resource of the Day, by the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (ENC). ENC is funded by the US Department of Education as a place to bring quality math and science products together under one roof. Each weekday, ENC highlights one valuable resource from their extensive collection of teaching and professional development materials.
February 2005
The Human Genetics Project was selected for February's Digital Dozen, a list of exemplary web sites for educators selected by the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (ENC).
October 2004
Weather Scope: An Investigative Study of Weather and Climate has been selected by eSchool News as a Site of the Week for Wednesday, October 6, 2004.
September 2004
CIESE was selected as a finalists in Not-for-Profit HERO category of the EdNET 2004 awards, the only educational technology awards that honor non-profit organizations that have made significant contributions to education, or show great promise to become a significant player in the industry in coming years.
September 2004
The Noon Day Measurement Collaborative Project was recently featured in a recent issue of The Math Forum @ Drexel.  Drexel publishes a newsletter once a week and we have chosen your site.
March 2004
The ' Noon Day Project' has been chosen to be included in this week's ENC Focus , an online publication of the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (ENC). Focus is presented each week on our homepage, www.enc.org .
November 2003
I am pleased to let you know that your site [Musical Plates] has been chosen to be included in this month's Digital Dozen , a list of exemplary web sites for educators selected by the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (ENC) .
November 2003
I am pleased to let you know that your site [Stowaway Adventure] has been chosen to be included in this week's ENC Focus , an online publication of the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (ENC) .
September 2003
Just a brief note to advise you that we have linked to your page 'Bucket Buddies' from The Potted Learning Pages - recently set up to celebrate the *best* (free) learning resources for school subjects that the Internet has to offer.  Based in the UK.
September 2003
Congratulations! Your website 'Global Sun/Temp Project' was chosen for inclusion in SBC's Blue Web'n during the month of September, 2003.
April 2003
The Math Forum @ Drexel publishes a newsletter once a week and we have chosen your site, Global Sun Temperature Project, to feature in our April 7 issue.  Global Sun Temperature Project .
April 2003
I am pleased to let you know that your site has been chosen to be included in this month'sDigital Dozen, a list of exemplary web sites for educators selected by the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (ENC). CIESE Online Projects. 
March 2003
Congratulations! Your website was chosen for inclusion in SBC's Blue Web'n during the month of March, 2003.  Global Sun Temperature Project .
February 2003
CIESE's collaborative projects are selected as one of Classroom Connects "Hot Five" .
October 2002
The Bucket Buddies Project is reviewed on the Intel Innovation Odyssey site.
October 2002
CIESE's Boiling Point Project has recently been given the honor of being added to asearchable database of online projects hosted by the National Science Teachers Association.  "You are receiving this letter because one of your web pages was selected by our team of teachers who reviewed it using a stringent set of criteriathat ensure selected materials have accurate content and effective pedagogy." *registration required
September 2002
The Noon Day Project is reviewed on the Intel Innovation Odyssey site.
July 2002
Your education resource, The Square of Life ,  has been linked to from the IDEAS Portal Web Site. IDEAS is a searchable database of high quality education resources for Wisconsin's PK-16 education community to access.
July 2002
The Wonderful World of Weather " has been linked to from the IDEAS Portal Web Site. IDEAS is a searchable database of high quality education resources for Wisconsin's PK-16 education community to access. When these resources are viewed, you are given credit as the creator. Thank you for providing this resource! "
July 2002
The Down the Drain Project " has been linked to from the IDEAS Portal Web Site.IDEAS is a searchable database of high quality education resources for Wisconsin's PK-16 education community to access. When these resources are viewed, you are given credit as the creator. Thank you for providing this resource! "
July 2002
ENC Digital Dozen recognizes the Noon Day Project .
May 2002
Your site has been featured in the May 19, 2002 Newsgroups and Lists issue of theInnovative Teaching Newsletter!
April 2002
CIESE has been recognized by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. CIESE is highlighted in their resources category for the Global Science and Technology Week conference .
March 2002
CIESE recieved a Group Achievement Award for "Excellence in Outreach" from Nasa's Goddard Space Flight Center.
February 2002
" This project combined the best practices of hands-on science and technology integration using real-time data. "  The NEA speaking about the Global Water Sampling Project.
November 2001
"Bucket Buddies allows students to become scientists."  Bucket Buddies receives accolades from eSchool News Online .
October 2001
(CIESE) at Stevens Institute of Technology was chosen to be among a small group of presenters on technology-in-education at the 2001 National Education Summit at the IBM Conference Center in Palisades, NY.
October 2001 & March 2001
The CIESE curriculum projects page has been listed as a recommended site on theEisenhower National Clearinghouse Website .  -October 2001 Mention-
September 2001
The Historical Tresure Chest page has been recognized as a Blue Web'n Hot Site of the week! Inclusion in the Blue Web'n library is an honor reserved for the best online lessons, activities, projects, resources, references, and tools.
August 2001
Bucket Buddies was picked as the hot site of the day by World Village.
August 2001
CIESE's Gulf Stream Voyage Project has recently been given the honor of being added to a searchable database of online projects hosted by the National Science Teachers Association.  "... your web pages were selected by our team of teachers who reviewed it using a stringent set of criteria that ensure selected materials have accurate content and effective pedagogy." *registration required
August 2001
The team responsible for developing the Web site for the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse wants to let you know that Wonderful World of Weather is featured in this month's Digital Dozen. Check it out at ENC 
August 2001
The Bucket Buddies Project page has been recognized as a Blue Web'n Hot Site of the week! Inclusion in the Blue Web'n library is an honor reserved for the best online lessons, activities, projects, resources, references, and tools.
August 2001
The Square of Life Project page has been recognized as a Blue Web'n Hot Site of the week! Inclusion in the Blue Web'n library is an honor reserved for the best online lessons, activities, projects, resources, references, and tools. 
May 2001
CIESE's Global Sun Temperature Project has recently been given the honor of being added to a searchable database of online projects hosted by the National Science Teachers Association.  "...your web page was selected by our team of teachers who reviewed it using a stringent set of criteria that ensure selected materials have accurate content and effective pedagogy." (*registration required)
March 2001
CIESE's Genetics Project has recently been given the honor of being added to asearchable database of online projects hosted by the National Science Teachers Association.  "...your web page was selected by our team of teachers who reviewed it using a stringent set of criteria that ensure selected materials have accurate content and effective pedagogy." (*registration required)
February 2001
Congratulations! Your website, http://www.k12science.org, has been selected as a featured site in Lightspan's StudyWeb® as one of the best educational resources on the Web by our researchers.
February 2001
CIESE projects were recently listed as commended sites by the Cable and Wireless Child Net Awards.
February 2001
Congratulations! The Awesome Library editors have identified your site as one of the top 5% in the field of K-12 education. To find the links, go to "http://www.awesomelibrary.org/ "
January 2001
CIESE was recently recognized in a recent edition of the Math Forum's newsletter .  The article mentions the Navigational Vectors project, citing its use of authentic real world problem solving involving science and math.
January 2001
The ERIC Clearinghouse on Information and Technology recognizes Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education as a member of the GEM Consortium with collections of educational materials that are or will be cataloged and entered into The Gateway . *searchable database 
January 2001
CIESE has recently been added to the Science , and Math portions of the ISTE website as a teacher resource.   "These applications engage students in real-world science activities that go far beyond searching and surfing activities."
October 2000
The CIESE Online Projects page has been recognized as a Blue Web'n Hot Site of the week! Inclusion in the Blue Web'n library is an honor reserved for the best online lessons, activities, projects, resources, references, and tools. 
August 2000
Many projects produced by CIESE are featured weekly on the Education Worldwebsite.  Mission Eros Noon Day Project Global Water Sampling Project Down the Drain Boiling Point Sun Times 
July 2000
I'm adding your page http://k12science.stevens-tech.edu to the 5th ed of my book, which will be out in Oct 2000 if all goes well. Only the top sites make it into this book as I am very picky! I don't know if you do awards or not, but you get the "Net-mom Approved " slice o' pie.
July 2000
Congratulations!  The CIESE website has been added to the National Science Teachers Association's Recommended Websites Page. 
July 2000
CIESE was recently added to an educational search engine known as Schoolzone . "Congratulations! Your site,  CIESE Curriculum Home Page has been highly rated by Schoolzone's panel of 400 expert teachers.   This is in recognition of the fact that it is a good educational site: useful for teaching and learning and easy to navigate." *searchable database
April 2000
CIESE was recently featured in Education World magazine.  The article calls CIESE "a pioneer in the use of the Internet in math and science education..." 
February 2000
CIESE was recently added to Classroom Connect's Connected teacher Bookmark It! Educators' Top Picks .  CIESE was ranked among the top 96 educator's websites. *registration required
November 1999
Congratulations! Your Web site has received the Web Feet Seal of Approval and will appear in Web Feet: The Internet Traveler's Desk Reference. WebFeet is the premier subject guide to the best Web sites for students, researchers, and the general public and is the first comprehensive Web guide that is interactive and updated monthly. (*registration required)
November 1999
Congratulations!  Your site has been reviewed by our Board of  Reviewing Editors and has been approved for use in classrooms.  It is now featured among the recommended resources on Science NetLinks , a comprehensive homepage for science educators created by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
October 1999
A University Offers On-Line Science Lesson for Middle-School Students Worldwide . Read an article about The International Boiling Point Project as reported in the October 29th edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education.
October 1999
The team responsible for developing the Web site for the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse wants to let you know that The International Boiling Point Project is featured in this month's Digital Dozen. Check it out at http://www.enc.org. Keep up the good work!
August 1999
Your website, The Global Temperature Project , has been selected as a featured site in StudyWeb as one of the best educational resources on the Web by our researchers. StudyWeb is one of the Internet's premier sites for educational resources for students and teachers.
August 1999
Greetings and thanks from the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, CA. We have some good news for you. We've selected your K12Science.org as one of our Tech 10 August winners! We think that your site is one of the 10 best technology & science web sites we've found for middle-school and above students, teachers, and parents.
August 1999
Congratulations! The Square of Life Project   has been selected as one of the Net's finest informative and is included in StudyWeb's listing of educational links. StudyWeb is one of the Internet's premier sites for educational resources for students and teachers.
August 1999
International Boiling Point Project has been recognized as a Blue Web'n Hot Site of the week! Inclusion in the Blue Web'n library is an honor reserved for the best online lessons, activities, projects, resources, references, and tools. 
October 1998
The Global Water Sampling Project has been recognized as a Blue Web'n Hot Site of the week! Inclusion in the Blue Web'n library is an honor reserved for the best online lessons, activities, projects, resources, references, and tools.