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Nominations are open for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) 2013-14 competition, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Deadline: April 1, 2014.
The PAEMST are the nation’s highest honors for teachers of mathematics and science, including computer science. The NSF will eventually select two winners from each state …Read more →
Middle and high school students can compete to win $20,000 for their school and the latest Samsung tablet as part of an innovative science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) challenge from Verizon.
The Verizon Innovative App Challenge was first launched in 2012 as a collaborative competition to encourage students’ interest in STEM. Verizon believes student …Read more →
Free online mini-courses for innovative approaches to STEM education–the HP STEMx Catalyst Academy–are now open for registration.
HP has partnered with ISTE and the New Media Consortium (NMC) to offer these mini-courses.
Four-week mini-courses are offered on topics such as Remote Labs, Maker Spaces, Sports Performance, Gaming, and App Design.
Most courses start Nov. …Read more →
Share Fair is a FREE event to transform education and propel schools towards the best 21st Century classrooms.
Classroom Intensives – Educators can participate in our thought-provoking professional development workshops and gain the tools to implement and advance STEM teaching and learning in the classroom! Time is also set aside to experience theSTEMosphere!…
Be sure to go to the Members menu and click on the dropdown box for the Big Deal Book Newsletter.
Rather than email this to you twice a month, we provide a link on the FSTE website so you can get it yourself.
See the latest info on grants, contests, PD opportunities, web resources …Read more →
Dr. Philip Guo, an assistant professor of Computer Science at the University of Rochester, reports on a study of some online edX math and science courses.
If you have been thinking about flipping your class by making a long video lecture, think again. He says:
The optimal video length is 6 minutes or shorter — …Read more →
The fourth annual Global Education Conference, a free week-long online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world, will be held Monday, November 18 through Friday, November 22, 2013 (Saturday, November 23 in some time zones). You can get PD in your PJs at 3 am or at school at 3 pm.
The …Read more →