Wednesday, February 08, 2012

NASA STEM Day for teachers! I want to go! :-)

Oh I would love to be able to head to Charlotte NC for three days at the end of this month to attend this conference! Unfortunately I don't think we have the professional development money to pay for a sub, or for me to head up there, even if the conference itself is free. Sigh

However I strongly encourage all of my teacher friends that can attend to sign up!


4th Annual NASA Educators
Workshop for STEM (NEWS)
Educators are invited to register for 1-3 days of workshop training.  Attendees can earn between 6 to 18 hours toward continuing education units.
Registration is free. Deadline for Registration is February 15, 2012
Joins us as we showcase S.T.E.M.S. “Set To Explore My Surroundings: Earth, Near Earth, and Beyond!”
February 28th - March 1st, 2012
At Cochrane Collegiate Academy
6200 Starhaven Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215
Calling all in-service, pre-service, and informal educators!
Showcasing S.T.E.M.S. “Set To Explore My Surroundings: Earth, Near Earth, and Beyond!”
NASA continues to blend Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) using education resources related to current and future missions. This is an opportunity to discover the learning potential in trying new approaches to the seemingly difficult or impossible.
The workshops will explore engineering design challenges, problem-based learning activities, distance-learning modules, inquiry-based lessons, and hands-on projects.
www.nasa.gov
National Aeronautics and
Space Administration
To learn more visit http://aesp.psu.edu/register
For more information on registration contact:
Brandon Hargis at brandon.hargis@nasa.gov or
Wayne Fisher at w.fisher@cms.k12.nc.us

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