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A Great Part-Time Opportunity For an Innovative Middle School Science Teacher

July 31, 2017

National Science Foundation is looking to hire an innovative middle school science teacher who is well-versed in NGSS, uses formative assessment to inform instruction, and utilizes technology in the classroom. This is paid ($50/hr) part time (2-4 hours/week) consulting work and will be a year round project though the timing is flexible and the work can be done remote (e.g., working from home in yoga pants is cool). NSF provides a classroom of Google cardboards to the middle-school teacher [...]

Crypto Club Educator Pilot

July 28, 2017

The CryptoClub curriculum teaches cryptography and mathematics to middle-grade students grades 6 – 8 in afterschool settings. This pilot consists of a set of three trainings over the next year that will provide a scaffolding to support educators over a year of exploring math and cryptography with CryptoClub Materials. Coaching and Webinars will be available throughout the three sessions for the cohort of educators who sign on for this awesome opportunity! There will be two cohorts running [...]

2017 Ambitious Math and Science Summer Institute

June 13, 2017

The OSU Math Science Summer Institute is only weeks away. There are still spots available for the June 27 to 30 institute if you haven’t registered yet. Registration is free and includes some meals. In order to reserve your space you will still need to register at the following link: https://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/ You can also view the institute overview at this link: https://drive.google.com/ This should prove to be a unique and exciting program with opportunities to explore math and [...]

Student Project Symposium

May 31, 2017

When: Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 5:00-6:30 PM Where: Oregon Tech Wilsonville Campus ​Contact: Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen The Student Project Symposium is an event intended to showcase the type of projects that students conduct during their studies at the Oregon Institute of Technology. The event is held annually towards the end of Spring term, and it provides an opportunity for students from the different programs to share their work, as well as get to see other projects. The Symposium includes [...]

Scholarship Opportunities Available to Aspiring Trades Workers

May 26, 2017

Intern Solutions connects students and other young adults with job solutions every day, and lately, a fantastic trend has shown more and more people are opting for a trade rather than a white collar career. The team at Intern Solutions could not be more thrilled about that! Not only do those careers fulfill a passion for their employees, but they are and always will be in high demand. This is a campaign to share scholarship opportunities available to aspiring trade workers. The application [...]

2017 Rosenthal Prize for Innovation and Inspiration in Math Teaching

May 9, 2017

The 2017 Rosenthal Prize is designed to recognize and promote hands-on math teaching in upper elementary and middle school classrooms. The Rosenthal Prize carries a cash award of $25,000 for the single best activity, plus up to five additional monetary awards for other innovative activities.  The winning teacher(s) will have the opportunity to share their innovative activities with educators across the country.  See the 2017 flyer to learn more. What would you do with $25,000?  Don’t [...]

STEM Week Oregon – Daily Prize Winner!

May 7, 2017

Daily Prize Winners: Erin Maloney from Lane STEM has won a Garmin Vivofit! AND Jocelyn Paris from Dalles Middle School has won $500 sponsored by Vernier! If you haven’t registered your STEM Week Oregon event, please do so at http://stemoregon.org/stemweek2017 Prizes will be drawn daily!  Stay tuned!<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on [...]

STEM Week Oregon – Daily Prize Winner!

May 5, 2017

Daily Prize Winners: Todd Shaffer from Willowcreek Elementary has won a Garmin Vivofit! AND Brenda Bunge from Grants Pass High School  has won $500 sponsored by Vernier! If you haven’t registered your STEM Week Oregon event, please do so at http://stemoregon.org/stemweek2017 Prizes will be drawn daily!  Stay tuned!<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic [...]

FEATURED STEM WEEK EVENT: Silverton STEM Night: Breaking STEM Stereotypes and Engaging Everyone

May 4, 2017

Silverton, OR – Thursday, May 4th at 5:30 p.m. will bring a flurry of activity at Silverton High School (SHS), as the local community participates in STEM Week Oregon 2017, a statewide celebration of all things Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). According to Creighton Helms, Astronomy Teacher at SHS, “STEM Night is a fantastic opportunity for the whole community—and I mean the whole community, from age 2 to age 92—to come out to the school campus and experience STEM in [...]

FEATURE STEM WEEK EVENT: South Metro-Salem STEM Hub Announces the May 4th STEMapalooza Headliners

May 4, 2017

Wilsonville, OR.  The star-studded lineup reads like a “Who’s Who” in the heady world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM): eight school districts and their STEM teachers, students and parents; Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI); Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum; Tualatin Mobile Makerspace; Saturday Academy; FIRST LEGO League; and industry partners such as Garmin and PGE. These celebrities of exploration, creativity, investigation and discovery will be walking [...]
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