TIP Fellow Awarded Science Grants May 25, 2023 – Posted in: Uncategorized

In the world of science education, exceptional teachers like Eual Phillips inspire the next generation of scientific minds. An educator at Hill-Freedman World Academy, Eual has been recognized for his outstanding contributions with a series of prestigious grants in 2023.

As a teacher of 10th and 12th-grade chemistry and environmental science, Eual joined the Teachers Institute of Philadelphia (TIP) as a fellow in 2016 in the seminar “The Evolving Universe.” In this seminar, he produced a curriculum unit entitled “Dark Matter and Dark Conflict in Poetry: A Comparison,” which challenged students to explore mysterious aspects of the universe and translate their understanding into poetic form. Eual continued his participation in several TIP seminars, including “What is the Earth Made of?”, “Data Visualization”, and “Lead and Health”, where he has developed three more innovative curricula for STEM students. In all, he has developed four curriculum units through TIP seminars, demonstrating his commitment to staying at the forefront of educational advancements.

Euals’ dedication to enriching science education has been acknowledged through three significant grants in 2023. The Society for Science STEM Grant awarded him an impressive $5,000, while the ACS-Hachs Chemistry Classroom Grant and the Toshiba America Foundation Grant provided him with $1,500 and $4,500 respectively. These grants not only attest to Eual’s unwavering commitment but also provide invaluable resources that enhance the learning experience of his students.