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Oregon Game Project Challenge- Game Jam and Coach Training 11/19

October 24, 2016

Oregon Game Project Challenge (OGPC) is a program that uses a game development competition as a means of engaging students in various STEM/STEAM disciplines while having loads of fun.  OGPC uses games as the medium to bring it all together. Each year, OGPC announces a new theme (such as “Urban Planning”, “Internal Obstacles” and “What Makes a Hero?”) A team’s primary objective is to build a game that explores that theme and share it at the OGPC main event. To build their game, [...]

Integrating the Common Core and NGSS—using The Private Eye® Program

June 17, 2016

Date & Time: July 25 – 29, 2016, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Location: TBA, Beaverton, OR Grade Levels: K-12 PSU Graduate Credit*: $1,100 – 3 graduate credits, summer term, CRN 81721 Instructors: Kerry Ruef and David Melody (dmelody@the-private-eye.com) Link to Registration Instructions: Click here “The Private Eye changes the emphasis from that of a ‘teacher centered’ learning environment to that of a ‘student centered’ one. I can’t wait to get started and feel that this class [...]

Summer STEM Academy Programs at OSU

April 26, 2016

Registration for 2016 Summer Camps is OPEN!! Please note that some spots in our camps fill up very quickly, particularly those spots reserved for boys. To check on availability, create an account with an email address and username, then login and start a registration. It is specific by clicking on school level: elementary, middle, or high school. Once you answer the first couple of questions (such as gender and grade going into in Fall 2016), the system will tell you which camps are open for [...]

Solar 4R Schools announces open Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Renewable Energy Educator Lab

April 5, 2016

  “Education plays a critical role in solving the world’s most pressing energy challenges. Solar 4R Schools fosters educator leadership focused on integration of renewable energy science and technology into STEM education. Our innovative approach makes our program uniquely able to address critical issues around climate change, energy generation and national security, STEM workforce development and teacher preparation. Solar 4R Schools leverages the emergence and growth of [...]

Ten 80 STEM Innovators-in-Training Portland, OR-March 7

March 1, 2016

"Join Ten80’s team of STEM professionals, regional leaders and professionals from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in a one-day version of the Innovators-in-Training Challenge. Students form teams then split up to attend workshops that focus on one or more of the four critical aspects of innovation: the engineering process, enterprise process, content & skills and leadership. The team comes back together to learn about intellectual property (IP) and to work on phase one of the challenge: the 30-second elevator pitch." [...]