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Integrated STEM Workshops: Design and Invention for NGSS(Next Generation Science Standards)

October 2, 2017

Time: Friday October 13, 2017 Instructors: Mihir Ravel, Cary Sneider, and Jennifer Wells Location: Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus, 12000 SW 49th Ave., Portland, OR Audience: High School, and possibly 8th grade Free workshop, curriculum and materials kit (for 32 students) Have you ever attended a terrific workshop and then found that you didn’t have the time, funds or community support to teach the unit? That’s not the case with these workshops! Participating teachers [...]

Funding for Nationally Designed Computing Education Curriculum & Professional Development

October 1, 2017

Most students express an interest in a rich understanding of computing and want to learn more about how to create in a computing environment, yet computing classes often appeal to a subset of the student population and lack diversity. The National Science Foundation(NSF) is helping to fund Oregon high schools interested in adopting  a national, equity-based, evidence-supported curriculum called Exploring Computer Science (ECS). ECS focuses on developing a welcoming and inclusive environment [...]

Call for Proposals for the OSGC Undergraduate Team Experience Award Program

October 1, 2017

“The Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) is pleased to provide students attending our member community colleges an opportunity to apply for a one-time term-long research award that will support their academic study in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). This award is designed to provide community college students an opportunity to work together with a faculty mentor on a term-long research project in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) or STEM [...]

2018 NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Awards for 9th-12th Grade Women and Educators

September 21, 2017

National Center For Women and Information Technology is now accepting applications. Use this sharing package to help spread the word for 2018 NCWIT Aspirations in Computing awards for 9th-12th grade women and educators, as well as college women. Click Here to Download Sharing Package The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors women in grades 9 through 12 who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. The multi-tiered award [...]

Know Any Girls or Women Interested in STEM

September 11, 2017

National Girls Collaborative Project Announces: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) are putting together an impressive display about girls & women interested in STEM. If you know of any girl or woman who may be interested in sharing about themselves, please submit their names on the registration form by Clicking Here. The information requested on the form is: Name, Email, Phone and 1-2 [...]

Now Hiring Coastal STEM Hub Director

August 5, 2017

Sea Grant is seeking a Coastal STEM Hub Director. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. The Oregon Coast STEM Hub is a regional cross-sector collaborative working to improve and guide integrated science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in Oregon coastal communities. The collaborative has been designated as a STEM hub by the State of Oregon. The Oregon Coast STEM Hub seeks a [...]

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 [...]
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