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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 [...]

Computer Science Principles Coming This Summer

March 22, 2017

Computer Science Principles (Grades 10-12) Designed to be far more than a traditional introduction to programming – CS Principles is a rigorous, engaging, and approachable course that explores many of the big, foundational ideas of computing so that all students understand how these concepts are transforming the world we live in. This is an AP course that can be taught as a non-AP course as well. Why teach computer science in high school? 90% of parents want their child to learn computer [...]

Puget Sound Renewable Energy Leadership Institute

March 10, 2017

Are you a teacher in Pierce, Snohomish, or King county looking to expand your knowledge about renewable energy in the context of the electrical system that keeps our lights on every day? Are you excited about spreading resources and information about renewable energy curricula to teachers across your district, and would you like to work with a small team of educators to develop some new, cutting-edge lesson plans to test in your classroom? Apply for this 5-day summer 2017 Leadership Institute [...]

Renewable Energy Leadership Lab

March 10, 2017

Are you a teacher with a great idea for a lesson plan or unit relating to renewable energy, but don’t have the resources (time, money, or access to renewable energy experts) to develop the curriculum? Are you a leader in your school or district, or do you want to become one in the context of renewable energy? Consider applying for Renewable Energy Leadership Lab, where you will have opportunities to interact with peers also excited about renewable energy while developing new lesson plans. [...]

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 [...]

Children, Nature & Schools Symposium and Green Schools Tour – Register by March 10th

March 8, 2017

Intertwine Alliance hosts Children, Nature & Schools Symposium and Green Schools Tour on March 13th! Children, Nature & Schools Symposium: Finding New Ways to Help our Students Thrive Monday, March 13, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. “The Intertwine Alliance invites you to a full day of educational and strategic sessions during which we’ll think deeply about how to best leverage our schools and the time our children spend there to develop students who are physically active, achieve [...]

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: www.oregonscienceproject.org/apply  Click Here to Download PDF “Participants can opt to receive an annual stipend, or earn up to 6 [...]

Sixth Annual COSA Conference, March 3, 2017

February 17, 2017

Who: Confederation of Oregon School Administrators What: Personalized Learning Conference Where: Daimler Headquarters 4555 N. Channel Ave. Portland OR When: Friday March 3, 2017 Why you should attend: Grading challenges? Get expert help with grading using personalized learning strategies in your classroom from Ashland Middle School’s “Seven Secrets to Transform Learning” Want to grow CTE? Learn ideas from Salem-Keizer’s Career Technology Education Center’s public/ private [...]

STEMOregon STEMPosium – Feb 22, 2017

February 14, 2017

How did you learn science? Did you sit in a classroom, listening to lecture? Did you leaf through dog-eared textbooks? Today, Oregon’s students experience Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics as active, hands-on learning endeavors, engaging as innovative designers, inquisitive investigators, and empowered problem-solvers—in the classroom and beyond! The rapid growth of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics-related sectors in Oregon includes healthcare, software/IT, [...]

Genes in Space 2017 Competition Launches

February 10, 2017

“Genes in Space, a competition that fosters creativity, collaboration and critical thinking among young innovators, opened a call for entries today. The competition challenges U.S. students in grades seven through twelve to design DNA analysis experiments that address a challenge or opportunity of space travel. Student proposals use the International Space Station (ISS) as a test bed for deep space exploration. The competition is sponsored by mini PCR, Math for America (MƒA), Boeing, The [...]
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