Be Part of a Study of Three-Dimensional Assessments Developed by AAAS Project 2061

Consider helping the AAAS Project 2061 pilot their newly developed assessment tasks that measure students' ability to use the three dimensions outlined by the Next Generation Science Standards - science and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas related to energy. Elementary, middle, and high school science teachers and college/university professors teaching in the U.S. that have students in 4th through 12th grade or undergraduate students and are willing to pilot these assessment tasks with their students are invited to register.

Research Experience for Teachers in Bioenergy, Sustainable Energy Systems (UW-Madison)

The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) is now accepting applications for our 2016 Research Experience for Teachers (RET) program, June 20 - August 5. RET participants spend seven weeks conducting research in GLBRC labs and develop related education materials to bring back to their classrooms. Included is a $7000 stipend. We are recruiting four teachers to work on the following projects at UW-Madison:

Great Lakes Bioenergy Educational Programs

The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center offers educational programs for teachers and students. Teachers may apply for a 7-week bioenergy research opportunity in which they also develop curriculum to bring back to their classrooms. The programs runs from June 22 - Auust 7 and offers a $7000 stipend. Deadline to apply March 20, 2015.

Teachers Needed for Assessment Field Tests - Project 2061

Project 2061 is a long term initiative of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) focused on improving science education. Among other things, Project 2061 produces assessment items and concept inventories to support science educators.

Project 2061 is currently recruiting teachers to field test multiple choice tests relating to energy. Students must be enrolled in grades 4 through 12. 

Deadline to apply is March 31, 2015.