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Louisiana Tech’s College of Education Science and Technology Education Center (SciTEC) and UTeachTech faculty have been selected to engage in an international project to provide effective lesson planning templates and guidelines for pre- and in-service teachers.

Along with The University of the West Indies-Cave Hill Campus in Barbados and Shortwood Teachers’ College in Jamaica, Chris Campbell, Glenn Larson and UTeachTech student Alexa Martinez will research a needs analysis to study student engagement and conceptual understanding versus traditional direct instructional methods.

“It’s very exciting to be selected to be a part of a project that has the potential to impact so many teachers and students in multiple countries,” said Larson, who is a UTeachTech Master Teacher. “If we can produce a comprehensive template that