News Ticker

Professional Development

Professional Development Opportunities for teachers.

Workshop October 13th- Integrated STEM Design & Invention

October 11, 2017

Workshop Date: October 13th, 2017 Address: OSTA Annual Conference, PCC Sylvania Campus, 12000 SW 49th Ave., Portland, OR Click Here to Register Session A: Biology/Earth/Environmental Science: “Clean Water” (9am – 11am) What happens when “the big one” hits? How do we get clean, safe water for our daily needs when water systems may be down for weeks? This scenario motivates a design activity to design and build a personal water purifier. The module starts with an introduction of [...]

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean for Grades 5-12

October 6, 2017

Join NOAA Ocean Exploration and Research for a free teacher workshop introducing Volume 1 and Volume 2 of the Okeanos Explorer Education Materials Collection. Participants will learn how to use standards-based lessons and other online resources that guide classroom inquiries into important reasons for ocean exploration including Climate Change, Energy, Ocean Health and Human Health. Registration is required and space is limited. Educators attending the full day will receive Okeanos Explorer [...]

CryptoClub Training

September 7, 2017

Are looking for ways to incorporate math into your middle school program? Take a look at CryptoClub and join our training pilot to get the tips and tricks needed to incorporate high quality math & problem solving in an engaging way. OregonASK is hosting a year long, professional development cohort that will take educators through all of the CryptoClub materials. This training pilot is designed to help ensure that no matter your level of math experience or skill, you can feel confident [...]

2017 Financial Literacy Conference: Creating Stronger Futures Through Financial Education and CTE

August 31, 2017

WHERE: Canby High School WHEN: October 13, 2017 TIME: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm COST: $29 DETAILS: 6 hours of PDU with attendance CONTACT: Priscilla Wagner  priscilla@finbegor.org Educational event for educators, counselors, school district staff and community partners. The Financial Literacy Conference empowers Oregon educators and school leaders to bring financial education, career technical education and college readiness resources into their schools. Click Here For More Information<!-- AddThis [...]

Building Next Generation STEM Leaders: How to Create Makerspaces in Schools

August 8, 2017

New standards are driving the increased incorporation of hands-on learning in schools. Many schools have implemented 1:1 programs, making traditional computer labs redundant. This session by expert speaker Dr. David Thornburg explores both why and how to create makerspaces in schools using space that has been allocated for computer labs. Learn how these rooms (computer labs) can be reconfigured into makerspaces where students can explore curricular topics through the making of artifacts. Tools [...]

STEMx Solar Eclipse Teaching Resource

July 31, 2017

    Total solar eclipses aren’t too rare, in principle. As Vox notes in the video above, they happen around once every 18 months. But they don’t land in the U.S. very often. The last time you could see one in the continental states was 1979! STEMconnector is hosting a national webinar, Proven Computer Science and Career Awareness Strategies, on August 9 at 11 AM EST. The webinar will feature leaders who are and have served in federal, national, state and corporate roles about [...]

Web Literacy Educator Training

July 28, 2017

OregonASK will be starting a year long Mozilla Web Literacy pilot this August. The pilot will consist of three educator trainings from August 2017 to March 2018. Each training will go over new web literacy content for upper elementary and middle school aged youth, including 21st Century Skills outlined by Mozilla, as well as best practices for teaching STEM and Computer Science. Please register to participate in this set of trainings, which will also include webinar refresher training 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 [...]

Finding the Hook: August 14-17

July 25, 2017

Oregon teachers:  Register for this four-day summer workshop! Title: Finding the Hook: Teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) Using Oregon’s Sustainable Fisheries Location: Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, OR Dates: Monday, August 14th 8:00am to Thursday, August 17th 5:00pm For: Oregon teachers grades 4-12 Cost: $50 to register; All participants will receive a $200 stipend upon completion of the workshop. Download a Flyer | Register to Attend [...]

Early Childhood STEM Investigations

July 25, 2017

Educators of children ages 3-7: Register for this online STEM course that begins August 15th! Download a Flyer | Register to Attend Course: Early Childhood STEM Investigations Facilitator: Jennifer Thompson, Preschool and Elementary  Division Director, NSTA Cost: FREE for educators in the Oregon Coast STEM Hub region. Non-Coast educators are welcome as space allows, but must purchase their own books (see below). Description: Young children are genuinely curious and inventive as they explore [...]
1 2 3 12