(Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)
We hope you enjoy our
GOT STEM? Newsletter
. We distribute this newsletter the first business day of each month and include information about STEM events, resources, and opportunities.
NEWS and EVENTS From the Philadelphia Education Fund
STEM Teacher Forum
hops topics include:
Climate Change in Urban Environments
Fishing for STEM, Classroom Constellations.
48 Credit available.
STEM Networking Meeting
topic will be
STEM and Gender, with
Kendrick Davis, and
STEM Career Expo
. Seeking STEM professionals.
New STEM Ecosystem Strategy
document now online.
Seeking Career Coaches and Field Trip Sites
2017 Carver Science Fair
Information for judges, teachers, students, and supporters.
Click on the titles to learn about the times, costs, locations, and descriptions of these local (and online) events.
Temple Teacher Residency Info Events.
Feb 1 and 8
MATERIALITY: 7th Annual Materials Science and Engineering Day.
Getting Ready for Spring & Starting Seeds for teachers ($).
Drexel's Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day.
SEPS-AAPT Make and Take-Spring 2017 Workshop--Electricity and Magnetism.
Making sense of data OSTRC Networking panel.
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2017 Annual Meeting
Professional Development for Biology and Life Science Teachers.
(Register by Feb 16)
38th Annual George Washington Carver Science Fair (Grades 4-6).
A Walk for Education in Phila by the National Society of Black Engineer
Arkema Science Teacher Program.
Click on these funding opportunities for details and information.
Grants That Support Family-Oriented STEM Learning
How to Find NSF Outcomes Reports
to prepare better grant proposals.
Webinar: 2017-2018 Teacher-Leader Collaborative Grants Infosession
Computer Science Teacher Grant Award
Design and Development Launch Pilots for the Inclusion Across the Nation of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (INCLUDES) program
Due Feb 14/May 16
New York Life Foundation Grant Program
Classroom Technology Grants.
STELAR Webinar: Stories from ITEST, Culturally Competent Projects that Inspire Young People to Pursue STEM Careers
Voya STEM and Financial Literacy Programs
2017-2018 Teacher-Leader Collaborative Grants
. March 10
"Science Everywhere" to Inspire Math and Science Learning Beyond the Classroom through Go Fund Me
STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C)
Due Apr 15
Native Plant Education Projects
Oct 15, 2017
OPPORTUNITIES AND RESOURCES
Edison Scholars Program
for high school students planning to study STEM in College ($40,000 for 4 years).
NASA Space Spin-off Contest
Due Feb 12
ProjectCSGirls Middle School Competition
Registration due Feb 15
Learn Physics of Atomic Nuclei summer program
Due Mar 31 deadline
Code Quest 2017
Registration Mar 31
2017 Biomedical Research Annual Essay Contest
Opportunities For Educators
Designing Bridges: Balance, Forces and Civil Engineering
Education and Research: Testing Hypotheses Summer Workshop
6th Annual BMe Leader Award call for nominations of stories of Black Men's genius in community building and innovation
STEM in the city program for OST educators
Feb 14, Mar 14
5th Annual Pennsylvania KidWind Challenge
2017 CSATS Summer Workshops Penn State University Week-long workshop opportunities
Encouraging Collaborative STEM Work
Join The Connectory to collaborate with STEM programs and promote your upcoming STEM
Help Campaign to Ensure Science and STEM is Part of Your State's ESSA Plan
What Do Kids Really Need to Know about Computer Science? Computer Science Framework and Video
Pennsylvania Million Women Mentors seeks individuals and companies
Content Videos filmed for 2017 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit
STEM Throughout the Year!
Stay Up-to-Date on Your STEM Teaching with the Next Generation Science Standards
Spotlight: Top STEM Books
Free Math Intervention Toolkit
How to Launch Your First Maker Program
Webinar: The Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning: Bringing Mind, Brain, and Education Science to Teachers and the Classroom
Football and STEM, 10-part video series from the NSF
TGR EDU: Explore
STEM Gems: Crystal Snowflakes
Informal STEM Advocacy Toolkit.
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) STEM Opportunities for Advocates
John Heinz Rec Center seeks education specialist
STEM Academy Instructor
Click on the titles of these new releases to read more.
Engaging Students in the STEM Lab
Explore NGSS Instruction With NSTA This February 11 ($)
Two New Hampshire House Bills Propose Funding Increase for STEM Program
NH Business Review
December surprise: Congress passes America COMPETES bill
Emerging Connections: SciGirls Strategies
Connected Sci Learning
The Year in Informal Science Education: Milestones in STEM Learning 2016
What does leading the nation on NGSS look like?
STEM education needs more employers willing to host interns
NGSS early adopters embrace new standards in California
What's Hot: 9 Major Ed Tech Trends for 2017
STEM Education: Revise Or Demise?
Department of Education Issues Guide to STEM Funding Through ESSA
US Dept of Ed
Tiger Woods Foundation and Discovery Education Launch Digital Programs in College Prep and STEM Careers
Pennsylvania Department of Education Now on Pinterest
PA Dept of Ed
Standardized science standoff: California, feds at odds again over a statewide test
Could zebrafish be the new science education recruiters?
Anti-science culture is growing, need to engage and educate, say Nobel Laureates
The Indian Express
School District's school support census
Philadelphia School District
Report: Innovative science instruction boosts academic performance among English learners
What We Learned (And Didn't) About Betsy DeVos At Her Confirmation Hearing
Science Education Strengthens Communities
This teacher gave kids fish instead of lectures, and it's turning them into scientists.
Interventions with parents push kids to pursue science classes
Four new science programs proposed amid growing demand for STEM education
Study Considers Factors Affecting Girls' STEM Interest
US News&World Report
Worried About Screen Time? Don't Let Kids Go It Alone
Tween Tech offers girls reasons to love science
The Press of Atlantic City
Districts address growing demands of data security
Sprint commits to give connected devices to 1M students
S.C. Department of Education introduces K through 8 computer science standards
Post and Courier
Virginia school district inserts maker education into entire philosophy
What's Hot: 9 Major Ed Tech Trends for 2017
Modeling Collaboration for Learning
Connected Sci Learning
ASEE Statement on Federal Investment in Engineering Education
Do the math: Education is the most effective jobs program. Let's invest in it
How can we raise future black women mathematicians? Start by asking them
The Hechinger Report
Swimming Against the Tide with Statistics
This is Statistics
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