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Know Any Girls or Women Interested in STEM

September 11, 2017

National Girls Collaborative Project Announces: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) are putting together an impressive display about girls & women interested in STEM. If you know of any girl or woman who may be interested in sharing about themselves, please submit their names on the registration form by Clicking Here. The information requested on the form is: Name, Email, Phone and 1-2 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

FIRST Robotics Grant Opportunity

August 8, 2017

FIRST – For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology – is an international program with the stated mission to: “…inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.” The purpose of this grant is to: Increase the number of students [...]

Now Hiring Coastal STEM Hub Director

August 5, 2017

Sea Grant is seeking a Coastal STEM Hub Director. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. The Oregon Coast STEM Hub is a regional cross-sector collaborative working to improve and guide integrated science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in Oregon coastal communities. The collaborative has been designated as a STEM hub by the State of Oregon. The Oregon Coast STEM Hub seeks a [...]

A Great Part-Time Opportunity For an Innovative Middle School Science Teacher

July 31, 2017

National Science Foundation is looking to hire an innovative middle school science teacher who is well-versed in NGSS, uses formative assessment to inform instruction, and utilizes technology in the classroom. This is paid ($50/hr) part time (2-4 hours/week) consulting work and will be a year round project though the timing is flexible and the work can be done remote (e.g., working from home in yoga pants is cool). NSF provides a classroom of Google cardboards to the middle-school teacher [...]

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 [...]

Crypto Club Educator Pilot

July 28, 2017

The CryptoClub curriculum teaches cryptography and mathematics to middle-grade students grades 6 – 8 in afterschool settings. This pilot consists of a set of three trainings over the next year that will provide a scaffolding to support educators over a year of exploring math and cryptography with CryptoClub Materials. Coaching and Webinars will be available throughout the three sessions for the cohort of educators who sign on for this awesome opportunity! There will be two cohorts running [...]
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