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CDC Science Ambassador 2-day Regional Trainings: Teach Tomorrow’s Disease Detectives

February 17, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recruiting teachers and education leaders to bring public health into classrooms across the United States and beyond. CDC is partnering with the Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) to offer three, 2-day Science Ambassador regional training workshops FREE OF COST. Learn strategies to teach public health concepts and inspire interest in public heath careers. Who:  Teachers and educational leaders Where/When: [...]

MBARI EARTH workshop in Newport June 24-29

December 29, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 MBARI EARTH workshop which will be held June 24-29, 2018 in Newport Oregon. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) Education and Research: Testing Hypotheses (EARTH) is providing a free, week long training for teachers that focuses on at-sea data collection. This opportunity is co-hosted by the NSF Regional Class Research Vessel, Oregon State University, and the Oregon Coast STEM Hub.  Click here for more information on the EARTH [...]

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 [...]
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