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by Deanna Cullen
Tue, 08/04/2020 - 12:29

The Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) is awarded to a select group of K-12 STEM educators from across the US each year. Teachers selected as fellows serve in a federal agency (NSF, NOAA, DOE, NASA, etc.) or on Capitol Hill for a year, sharing their educator voice to shape STEM education policy and programs at the national level. Applications for the 2021 - 2022 are due by November 29, 2020.

Recent activity: 12 months 6 min ago
by Chad Husting
Mon, 07/27/2020 - 06:36

Ainissa Ramirez has crafted a great story book that introduces the non scientist reader to the idea of material science. Does material science influence people or do people influence material science? 

Recent activity: 11 months 3 weeks ago
by Sarah Rayder
Thu, 07/23/2020 - 16:15

The APsolute RecAP’s philosophy is to maximize students’ understanding and minimize their need for memorization. The episodes follow the updated CED and each episode is under 10 minutes in length, so students are able to squeeze in a quick, effective review session even if they don’t have a ton of time to do so. 

Recent activity: 1 year 6 days ago
by Stephanie O'Brien
Fri, 05/15/2020 - 12:53

ScIC2 "Science is Cool" is a  FREE Virtual unconference that will be offered Thursday May 21, 2020! (Professional Development credit is available for purchase through Fresno Pacific University.)

Recent activity: 9 months 4 weeks ago
by Michael Farabaugh
Fri, 05/15/2020 - 08:22

The mission of APTeach is to create a collaborative community where teachers can share ideas about student miconceptions, pedagogy, improving student understanding, and implementing best practices for teaching chemistry.

Recent activity: 1 year 2 months ago
by Stephanie O'Brien
Thu, 05/07/2020 - 13:51

Are you looking for a new podcast to enjoy on your way to or from work? NGS Navigators is a podcast that offers quality professional development to support teachers with NGSS content and strategies.

Recent activity: 12 months 1 day ago
by ACCT Admin
Sat, 05/02/2020 - 10:24

The 2020-2021 cohort has been cancelled due to COVID 19 pandemic. If you are interested in participating in a future cohort in SY 2021 please reach out to acctproject@umb.edu

Recent activity: 8 months 1 week ago
by Thomas Manning
Wed, 04/01/2020 - 17:16

 

This book is filled with computer based labs that can be used in a range of classes from high school chemistry to an undergraduate course in physical chemistry. Bentham Science has generously provided free online access to the eBook through June 30, 2020.

Recent activity: 1 year 3 months ago
by Kristen Drury
Tue, 03/31/2020 - 08:34

"Let's Learn About Chemistry", written by chemistry educator, Stephanie Ryan, introduces chemistry to kids through the use of comparison activities.

Recent activity: 1 year 3 months ago
by Francisco Villa
Thu, 03/19/2020 - 23:50

Course Based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs) are being developed and implemented at university and college campuses across the nation in STEM disciplines.  Turning your course/labs into research based can be a daunting task when you don't know where/when to start.  STEM faculty from Arizona State Unversity are hosting a free workshop at the end of May to disseminate their findings on their CURE programs.

Recent activity: 1 year 4 months ago