About a year and a half ago, I created a series of short videos on integrating reading, writing and science for the Georgia Department of Education. Apparently, the GA DOE has an amazing and long vetting process before they can share media, but those videos are now up and running. I'm really glad to have … Continue reading Portable Staff Development
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National Geographic Certification (for cool opportunities)
National geographic recently instituted an educator certification program. Completion gives you access to lots of Nat Geo opportunities.
Integrating Reading, Writing, and Science—Videos!
Over the last few months, I’ve been involved with a project that I am very excited to finally share—I have been making a video series on topics related to integrating reading, writing, and science for the Georgia Department of Education. I’ve made two sets (with some overlap): one geared toward elementary teachers and administrators, and … Continue reading Integrating Reading, Writing, and Science—Videos!
Awesome Georgia Aquarium Opportunity
If you’re in driving distance from the Georgia aquarium, you can spend February 24 doing hands-on activities with educators from NOAA. Not only is it free, but you get admission to the aquarium AND a $75 stipend. You’ll want to apply for this one now, as I’m sure it will fill up quickly (grades 6-12 … Continue reading Awesome Georgia Aquarium Opportunity
Two Opportunities for Atlanta-Area Educators
(my apologies to everyone else) The Atlanta Science Festival is coming March 9 – 24. But NOW is the time to sign up for a) bus vouchers up to $300 to take your students to for an exciting field trip to the Expo; and b) a chance to have an area STEM specialist come to … Continue reading Two Opportunities for Atlanta-Area Educators
Fun Science Workshop Just This Side of Free
GSTA is hosting a full day of fascinating physics/ physical science workshops in Gainesville, GA on January 27, 2018. I heard great things about this event last year, and was sad that I couldn't go. The cost is $5 for GSTA members or $10 for non-members...with the fun twist that it's "buy one get one." … Continue reading Fun Science Workshop Just This Side of Free