Archive for January, 2013

Deadline Extended to Feb. 26

Do you know a few current high school seniors who shows superior academic proficiency in mathematics or science?  Would they be excited for the opportunity to explore different topics related to science during a summer program in West Virginia’s Potomac Highlands? If so, consider encouraging them to apply for the 2013 National Youth Science Camp […]

Last Chance for FREE Science trainings starting Jan 28th!

Three free workshops the week of Jan 28th! PHYSICS EOC SUCCESS: Jan 28 – 29 @ ESC CHEMISTRY EOC SUCCESS Part  2:  Jan 29-30 @ Seguin K-4 SCIENCE ACADEMY: Jan 29 – 31 @ ESC Register now on E-campus! Visit our website for a full listing of all workshops available!

Climate Literacy Workshop for High School Teachers

The Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences at UT Austin is hosting a week-long summer workshop, June 10-14, 2013 for high school teachers. Topics covered include: Climate and the Cryosphere: Earth’s Frozen Waters Climate, Weather, and the Biosphere Climate and the Carbon Cycle Participants receive a stipend, accommodations, and two meals daily. Additional information […]

Math for the High School Science Classroom

Formulas, graphs, problem solving and more will impact your student’s performance on the STAAR.  Are you prepared to assist your high school science students with math they will encounter on the EOC? If not, consider registering for Math for the High School Science Classroom (SP1325306). Workshops in this series focus on ways to integrate math into science […]

NASA Webinar for grades 3-8

Solar System and the Periodic Table NASA Webinar 14-Jan-2013 – 4:00 – 5:00 PM & 6:00 – 7:00 PM Eastern Target Audience: Grades 3 – 8 Presented by: Sandra Kaszynski In this introduction to the Periodic Table of Elements we will take a trip through the solar system to discover stories about the make up […]

Chemistry Teachers – Need new ideas for teaching Stoichiometry & Thermochemistry?

GREAT LESSONS ON THE MOLE, STOICHOMETRY, AND INFO ABOUT THE EOC! Chemistry EOC part 2 provides 2 model 5E lessons with lots of engaging, student centered activities for teaching the mole and stoichiometry. Sign up now for the last chance this school year to attend for FREE! Hosted in Seguin and open to all teachers! […]

GLOBE at Night – An awesome way to review process skills

How well do your students understand the processes behind scientific inquiry?  Do they know the difference between controls and variables?  Can they imagine an investigation encompassing the entire Earth and conducted by citizen scientists? GLOBE at Night is a great way to involve your students in a large-scale science investigation to study the amount of […]

Helping Special Education Students Succeed on STAAR

Ok – pop quiz time.  Which of the following are allowable supplemental aids on the STAAR?   A    B   Want to know the answer?  Well, join us on February 1, 2013 for Accessing the General Curriculum in Science where we will Investigate STAAR assessments available and how they differ Practice modifying questions for […]

TRC Grant Application Available

The Texas Regional Collaboratives provide professional development to teachers in the areas of math and science through grant funds.  Teacher Mentors (TMs) who participate receive intensive, TEKS aligned, research based professional development (100+ hours per grant cycle) and in turn share the information and resources with cadre members (CMs) back on their campus (CMs receive […]

Hot Science – Cool Talks Spring Line-Up

The Environmental Science Institute at The University of Texas at Austin hosts the Hot Science – Cool Talks Lecture series and has announced their Spring line-up. January 8, 2013  Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico: This History and Future of the Texas Coast with Dr. Kerry Emanuel February 22, 2013  Environmental Justice: Progress towards Sustainability […]