December 23, 2016
In this edition, check out…
…the Just for Teachers section:
- More summer opportunities for professional development
… the Students section:
- Free 5-day STEM Academy at Starbase
- December 2016 NGSS Now Newsletter
First, for everyone….
Connecticut Premier of “How to build a time Machine”A fascinating movie about the life of one of Connecticut’s own (Dr. Ron Mallett), is due to open January 15th! Some of you may remember Dr. Mallett as the keynote speaker at our 2010 STEM Expo Awards’ Ceremony. His life story is now featured as a Hollywood movie; please join us at the viewing.
“How to build a time Machine”
- When: January 15, 2017
- Time: 1pm
- Where: Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor Street, Hartford
- For more information click here, http://www.realartways.org/event/build-time-machine/2017-01-15/
Professional Development for High School teachersAn AP Computer Science Principals course endorsed by the College BoardApplication open starting January 1, 2017.Exploring Computer Science (ECS)
4 week summer course followed by yearlong classroom support from a master teacher. http://mobile-csp.org/?q=participate
Project Lead the WayThe University of New Haven will be hosting PLTW Summer Core TrainingWhen: July 10-21, 2017View the course offerings with this link https://www.pltw.org/our-programs
Jackson Labaratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM)
When: March 29,2017
Time: 3-5 pm
Where: 10 Discovery Drive, Farmington
This event is specifically designed for and open to all CT teachers & students, grades 6-12.
View the informational video.
- Summer institute @ Trinity College: Teaching the Genome Generation
- June 26-30, 2017Click here to apply for a week long summer institute https://www.jax.org/education-and-learning/education-calendar/2017/june/teaching-the-genome-generation-farmington
Open to all 5th grade classrooms! This is free 5-day STEM-based Academy where students explore math & science in the world in which they live. Students are challenged to engineer solutions to real world issues. Contact Melissa Vanek to schedule your week at Starbase, located at the Army National Guard Readiness Building at Bradley Airport in Windsor Locks, firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-292-4678.Here is the website link, http://www.starbase-ct.com
The STEM TEAM
Dr. Sandra Inga & Ms. Andrea Greene