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by Scott Donnelly
Wed, 04/24/2019 - 02:00

2YC3 Summer Conference June 2019 in Midland, MI

Recent activity: 2 weeks 6 days ago
by Stephanie O'Brien
Thu, 03/14/2019 - 11:36

It is the time of year when POGIL workshops are being planned and registration is open. The facilitation teams are awesome and it is a very worthwhile experience, not just about POGIL, but about teaching, learning, and how we think about our students.

Recent activity: 2 weeks 6 days ago
by Chad Husting
Sun, 02/17/2019 - 09:03

A paper that is peer reviewed multiple times garners enormous amounts of feedback to the student that one teacher cannot provide. This site offers a manageable system to do just that without overwhelming the teacher with the task of grading. 

Recent activity: 2 weeks 3 days ago
by Anonymous (not verified)
Wed, 01/16/2019 - 09:32

The Center for Innovative and Strategic Transformation of Alkane Resources (CISTAR), an NSF Engineering Research Center at Purdue University, is hosting an exciting Research Experience for Teachers (RET) during the summer of 2019.

Recent activity: 2 weeks 6 days ago
by Colleen Megowan...
Fri, 12/14/2018 - 20:48

AMTA’s Introduction to Modeling Instruction distance learning course will focus on the role of models and modeling in learning as it relates to teaching STEM content in both formal and informal contexts. Participants will review fundamental theories of thinking and learning and examine the latest theoretical trends.

Recent activity: 2 weeks 2 days ago
by Ben Meacham
Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:31

As a teacher, having the freedom to create or edit something within my instruction based on the needs of my students is incredibly important to me. So, when I found out the activities in Pivot Interactives are completely customizable, I was thrilled.

Recent activity: 2 weeks 2 days ago
by Maria Gallardo-...
Sun, 10/14/2018 - 12:51

Radium Girls is one of those books that can’t be put down. It challenges us with imagery so vivid that sometimes you just want to look away, but you are so invested in the lives of the girls that you persevere to the end. It is tragic and strong but also hopeful and tender.

Recent activity: 2 weeks 2 days ago
by Deanna Cullen
Wed, 10/10/2018 - 22:55

The American Chemical Society (ACS) will be accepting applications for the 2018-2019 ACS-Hach Professional Development Grant starting October 15. Teachers can request up to $1,500 to fund their professional development needs.

Recent activity: 2 weeks 6 days ago
by Hal Harris
Sat, 10/06/2018 - 09:10

The Festival of the Spoken Nerd is a trio of comedians who work in comedy clubs in the UK, using material based on science and math. From the routines and jokes developed for their shows, two of the three members of the group have distilled “The Element in the Room”.

Recent activity: 2 weeks 2 days ago
by Holly Kerby
Wed, 10/03/2018 - 22:31

Diane Bunce presented a story titled "I Hate Cheating" during The Mole Storytelling Jam held as part of BCCE 2018. Listen to her podcast.

 

Recent activity: 2 weeks 2 days ago