Archive for the ‘Teacher Awards/Opportunities’ Category

Teaching About Past Climates with EarthLabs – PD Opportunity

Overview: EarthLabs offer sequences for learning science concepts through hands-on experiments and data analysis. A new EarthLabs climate module developed by Texas teacher Alison Mote in collaboration with TERC used IODP Expedition 341 offshore Alaska to tell the story of how seafloor sediments document past climate.  We invited you to join us for a sneak preview of this module. The […]

Texas Regional Collaborative now Accepting District and Campus Applications

ESC Region 13 is pleased to offer schools within our region* the chance to apply for participation in our Texas Regional Collaborative for Excellence in Science and Math Education grant. Who: 8th grade science and math, Algebra I and Biology teachers will be serviced through the grant – applications are done at a District and […]

TRC Grant Planning Meeting

We would like to invite you to attend our TRC Grant Planning Meeting for 2014-2015.  At this meeting we will give details from the request for application, share ideas for the next grant cycle, and gather your input and feedback. This meeting is for district and campus leaders who are interested in applying to be […]

Get Real Competition – Win Devices for the Classroom

The CK-12 Foundation is holding it’s Get Real Competition where students are challenged to Explain Concepts using Real World Applications and have the opportunity to Win Devices for the classroom. Here is one of last year’s winners. Submissions are being accepted until November 26, 2013 so get your students started today for a chance to […]

Texas Environmental Excellence Awards

Know of a great environmental project? The state of Texas is accepting applications and nominations for the 21st Annual Texas Environmental Excellence Awards (TEEA), the highest environmental honor in the state. By recognizing the inspiring efforts of businesses, local governments, schools, students, individuals, and other entities, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is embracing […]

CAST Registration Opens Today

Each Fall thousands of science educators from across the state of Texas converge to get their geek on.  This year we will gather in Houston, November 7-9, 2013 for the Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching (CAST) to Keep the Bunsens Burnin’. Registration for CAST is scheduled to open today, August 15 online. CAST […]

NSTA New Science Teacher Academy

The following opportunity is provided by NSTA.  Please contact them directly with any questions, comments, or concerns about this program. Are you a middle- or high-school science teacher in your 2nd through 5th year of teaching? Do you spend at least half of your time in the classroom? If so, you should consider applying to […]

Working with Deaf Students in the High School Science Classroom

Just a quick reminder that registration for this fantastic workshop ends August 6, 2013.  There are only 8 spots remaining. The workshop itself is August 10, 2013 at ESC Region 13 and all high school science teachers who attend receive a $100 stipend. More information can be found online at our earlier post.

The Role of Computation in Protecting the Environment

The following opportunity is provided by The University of Texas.  Please contact them directly if you have any questions regarding this opportunity.   High school teachers and students, as well as undergraduates, are invited to attend “The Role of Computation in Protecting the Environment,” a one-day workshop (July 9th) on the use of science and […]

JOIDES Resolution

  I am so excited.  The JOIDES Resolution arrived in port today in Victoria, BC and Allison Mote, Austin ISD, and I were there to see it!  Allison will be joining the ship as their Education Officer on Expedition 341 from Victoria, Canada to Valdez, Alaska.  En-route they will visit 5 sites to collect samples […]