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FREE Eclipse Books for Kids and Teachers

November 28, 2017

Portland-based publisher, Orbit Oregon, seeks to donate hundreds of extra copies of The Big Eclipse Book and The Big Eclipse Activity Book to Oregon teachers, principals and STEM educators. More copies of books are available than activity books so all books are “first-come, first serve”. The two books explain the eclipse and offer activities to encourage astronomy and science learning for kids ages 5-10. Books may be picked up in Portland, or can be shipped statewide with paid [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Great American Solar Eclipse Professional Development on Oregon Connections

April 17, 2017

On August 21, 2017, millions of people across the United States will see nature’s most wondrous spectacle — a total eclipse of the Sun. It is a scene of unimaginable beauty; the Moon completely blocks the Sun, daytime becomes a deep twilight, and the Sun’s corona shimmers in the darkened sky. This is your guide to understand, prepare for, and view this rare celestial event.“- greatamericaneclipse.com Oregon Connections Offers Two Teacher Professional Development Opportunities [...]

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 [...]

Engineering Extravaganza Workshops – Everything Old is New Again!

September 25, 2016

Exciting Fall Engineering Activities for Students Grades 1 – 8! Attention all potential engineers! Do you love to create? Are you interested in designing and building things that work and move? These workshops will feature rubber band energy, motorized go-carts, the power of momentum, the concept of rotational motion – plus a whole lot more! Students, please come out for a combination of classic and new engineering activities at Bolton Primary School in West Linn, October 12-15, [...]

2017 Picture-Perfect Science Lessons online course

June 16, 2016

The award-winning NSTA Press® Picture-Perfect Science Lessons series combines science and reading in a natural way and provides easy-to-grasp background in physical science, life science, and Earth and space sciences. The classroom-tested lessons clearly identify the appropriate Next Generation Science Standards and embed carefully selected reading strategies. This 5- week on-line course will introduce Elementary school teachers to the Next Generation Science Standards, how to use picture [...]

Summer 2016 Hybrid NGSS K-6 Teacher Professional Development-Bend

May 19, 2016

Summer 2016 Portland State University Hybrid NGSS Science Professional Development Courses For K-6 Elementary Teachers SCI 517 Understanding the Next Generation Science Standards: Interactions & Systems Location: Bend **Hybrid format, with a combination of weekly face-to-face meetings and online sessions. Face-to-Face Dates: Mondays, June 27th, July 18th, August 1st,and  August 15th Face-to-Face Time: 9am – 3pm Online Work During the Weeks of: July 4th, July 11th, July 25th, and [...]

Summer 2016 Hybrid NGSS K-6 Teacher Professional Development-Oregon Coast

May 19, 2016

Summer 2016 Portland State University Hybrid NGSS Science Professional Development Courses For K-6 Elementary Teachers SCI 515 Understanding the Next Generation Science Standards: Energy & Matter    Location: Hatfield Marine Science Center, Oregon Coast **Hybrid format, with a combination of weekly face-to-face meetings and online sessions. Face-to-Face Dates: Wednesday June 29th, Monday July 11th, Monday August 1st,  and Monday August 15 Face-to-Face Time: 9am – 3pm Online Work [...]

Summer 2016 Hybrid NGSS K-6 Teacher Professional Development-Portland

May 19, 2016

Summer 2016 Portland State University Hybrid NGSS Science Professional Development Courses For K-6 Elementary Teachers SCI 517 Understanding the Next Generation Science Standards: Interactions & Systems Location: Portland Metro Area & Online **Hybrid format, with a combination of weekly face-to-face meetings and online sessions. Location: Creative Science School, SE Portland Face-to-Face Dates: Wednesdays, June 29th, July 20th, August 3rd,,and  August 17th Face-to-Face Time: 9am [...]
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