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Alaska Airlines Imagine Tomorrow Competition

October 5, 2017

May 18-20, 2018 Washington State University, Pullman “Alaska Airlines Imagine Tomorrow challenges 9th through 12th graders to seek new ways to support the transition to sustainability. Students research complex topics related to sustainability, then innovate technologies, designs, or plans to mobilize behavior. They forge connections in their communities and create positive change. In this competition, as in life, solutions are limited only by imagination.” It all starts with a [...]

National Disability Employment Awareness Month Event Hosted by Kennedy Space Center October 5th

October 1, 2017

Inclusion Drives Innovation Webcast, October 5, 2017 October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This year the theme is Inclusion Drives Innovation. NASA is a huge leader in innovation and has a diverse workforce that makes its contribution to an event like this truly unique.  On October 5th, schools, organizations and individuals from around the globe will tune in to learn from NASA employees with disabilities who exemplify how inclusion drives innovation. These employees will [...]

Oregon Science Project

August 29, 2017

Join the Oregon Science Project: A statewide, equity-focused initiative to connect Oregon’s K-12 teachers in real time ONLINE around the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Sign up here  to join a small team of K-12 educators and dive into what NGSS is and how it can help us reach more students through authentic science learning experiences. Each team is run on the online platform of Zoom and lead by an Oregon Science Project Learning Facilitator who will provide support and [...]

Picture Perfect STEMposium Oct 12-13

July 26, 2017

Join the authors of Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons and discover how to use picture books to inspire Elementary STEM. Description: Combine elementary level science and literacy instruction—and now technology, engineering, and math, as well—with Picture-Perfect Science. The award-winning NSTA program features ready-to-teach elementary science lessons designed to help K–5 teachers integrate science and reading in an engaging, kid-friendly way. Choose from a 2-day STEMposium or a [...]

Oregon CSTA Symposium: Computer Science and Digital Literacy for All

June 4, 2017

In May 2016, the Oregon Computer Science Teachers Association (OregonCSTA) was awarded a $750,000 grant from the Oregon Department of Education to promote computer science education in Oregon.  As part of this grant, the Oregon Computer Science Teachers Association and the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science of PSU are holding a Computer Science and Digital Literacy for All symposium on June 24th.   The symposium showcases what’s currently happening with computer education [...]

SilverFalls Elementary at Garmin for STEMweek

May 4, 2017

30 young and inquisitive 3rd and 4th graders from Silverfalls Elementary descended on Garmin to learn how “MATH is used in Engineering”.  After a tour of engineering, manufacturing and the flight line, a non-stop barrage of rapid fire questions assailed a panel of Garmin engineers.    Questions started easy with “how do know your position from a satellite?” to the nitty gritty of “what components come from which country in the world”.  Students and teacher alike had a great [...]

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Professional Development Courses for K-6 Teachers with Complete Tuition Coverage!

March 23, 2017

Register for one of three engaging, hands-on, hybrid NGSS courses for elementary teachers. The unique hybrid online/in person format of these courses is designed to free up your summer schedule! Each course invites you to dive into a variety of Disciplinary Core Ideas through the lenses of the Crosscutting Concepts, while actively engaging with your peers in the NGSS Science Practices.  Also included in each course: Training in the ELPA21 Task Analysis Tool, which you can then use in your [...]

Summer Science and Math Institute

March 8, 2017

Summer Science and Math Institute Oregon State University and Oregon Department of Education invite you to the Summer Science and Math Institute.  The Institute will help teachers develop instructional practices that motivate and engage every student in math and science.  During the four-day institute middle school and high school teachers will have time to collaborate, network, and learn about high leverage teaching practices as well as  math and science content that include: Modeling in [...]

Oregon Science Project Applications Due – March 11

March 7, 2017

We are seeking K-12 educators, education professionals, and others tasked with growing NGSS awareness and implementation in their own practice or community. All participants will eventually be leading groups in 16 hours of online/hybrid exploration of NGSS, and they must be able to commit to this for the school year of 2017-2018. More information click here:  Click Here to Download PDF “Participants can opt to receive an annual stipend, or earn up to 6 [...]
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