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College 101 Industry Chats offered by Oregon Connections

January 17, 2018

Oregon Connections, powered by Nepris, is offering a series of Industry Chats focused on various aspects of college life.  Join an Industry Chat to interact with up to 50 other classrooms across the country around various college readiness topics.  Sessions are being offered by universities and individuals throughout the country; Oregon Tech is hosting a session about polytechnic universities on Friday, January 19 at 11am.  You just need a webcam and a projector. Already a member? Click on [...]

CASIS and Marvel Entertainment Unveil Guardians of the Galaxy Space Station Challenge

January 16, 2018

CASIS and Marvel Entertainment Unveil Guardians of the Galaxy Space Station Challenge Challenge Allows Students Ages 13-18 to Submit Flight Concepts for Microgravity Research Two Student Projects Will be Selected and Launch to the International Space Station   KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (January 10, 2018) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) and Marvel Entertainment today announced the Guardians of the Galaxy Space Station Challenge is open for American students ages [...]

Make+Think+Code Workshops 2018

January 16, 2018

  Join an interdisciplinary diverse group of artists, designers, technologists, engineers, social scientists, students, faculty, professionals, and community groups for Make+Think+Code Workshops in 2018 hosted by Pacific NW College of Art. Schedule and pricing varies. Choose from any of the topics listed below. Click Here to Download Flyer GENERATIVE ART: CREATIVE CODING ENCHANTED OBJECTS: ELECTRONICS, SENSORS AND MICROCONTROLLERS, IOT HACKING REALITY: VIRTUAL – MIXED – AND [...]

Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers – ECET2 Oregon

January 10, 2018

What: ECET2 stands for Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers. It was born out of a desire to provide a forum for exceptional teachers to learn from one another and to celebrate the teaching profession. The convening experience is designed to inform and inspire colleagues, develop attendees’ leadership potential, and collaboratively hone their craft. When: May 18 – 20, 2018 Where: University of Portland Who: “Teachers across the country are organizing regional [...]

Crypto Club Training

January 9, 2018

Are you looking for ways to incorporate math into your middle school program? Take a look at CryptoClub and join the training program to get the tips and tricks needed to incorporate high quality math & problem solving in an engaging way. OregonASK is hosting CryptoClub training for teachers interested in providing engaging math enrichment for middle school age youth in afterschool programs. Fearful you are ‘not a math person’…? No worries, no matter what your level of [...]

LiftOff 2018: Reach New Heights | Reveal the Unknown | Benefit All Humankind

January 9, 2018

PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT Beginning in the summer of 1990, the NASA’s Texas Space Grant Consortium initiated weeklong professional development training for teachers. This aerospace workshop, called LiftOff, emphasizes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning experiences by incorporating a space science theme supported by NASA missions. Teacher participants are provided with information and experiences through speakers, hands-on activities and field investigations that [...]

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 [...]

Roadways Into Developing Elementary Students- RIDE Program Has Upcoming Free Teacher Training

December 20, 2017

What: Training and Free Materials for STEM Connect program teachers/ Oregon Title I School teachers! Limit of 30 teachers. Sign-up early! Registration closes Friday, January 26, 2018. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is offering at no cost the RIDES (Roadways Into Developing Elementary Students) program that is an AASHTO/Mississippi education outreach program designed to interest K-8 students in transportation careers while improving their math and science skills. Students utilize [...]

R/V Falkor Ship to Shore Classroom – Dec 8

December 5, 2017

A team of researchers from the University of Hawaii and Pacific Northwest are currently at sea on the R/V Falkor, studying the submarine volcanoes of Tonga. For the third year in a row, Schmidt Ocean Institute has offered to provide a Ship to Shore Classroom Connection from the R/V Falkor this December with Gr 5-12 classrooms on the Oregon coast. The experience involves a 30 to 40 minute call during which a student group will take a virtual tour of the ship, see in real time what is happening [...]

Scholarships For Middle School Science Teachers

December 4, 2017

The National Stem Cell Foundation (NSCF) partners with The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Science and Mathematics at Western Kentucky University (WKU) to fund ten scholarships each year for middle school science teachers working to transfer a passion for science to students in this age group. Research shows that students who get excited about STEM subjects in middle school are the ones who will take those courses in high school and major in them at the college level. National STEM Scholars [...]
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