SJCOE STEM Programs Professional Learning
Region 6 STEM Distance Learning Tools
Mondays, running consecutively from 4/20 through 5/26, 1:00 - 2:30 P.M.
Are you looking to build your distance learning toolbox? Join the Region 6 STEM Team Distance Learning workshops as we a tackle difference online tool each week.
Free Weekly workshops include highlighting a single online tool with built-in opportunities for discussion, collaboration and reflection.
Some of the currently planned topics include:
- Screen Casting
- and more are being added!
SJCOE Tech Summit
September 12, 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
The SJCOE Tech Summit is an annual event where teachers, administrators, curriculum leaders, and IT staff members come together to learn how to incorporate more technology into the classroom.
Looking for new ways to use technology to bring more art into the classroom? Does your math class need a technology boost? Or are you just learning the basics of education technology and need help getting started? With this year's "Pick Your Path" theme, you'll be able to pick from several Tech Summit pathways to focus your learning as you explore new ways to use technology to prepare students for their futures. Or mix and match from different pathways when building your schedule. It's up to you. Join us, and let's all work together toward becoming the future-ready
educators that our students need us to be to put them on the right path.
Regional STEM Opportunities and Resources for Teachers
The Exploratorium believes that learning is joyful and lifelong. By creating inquiry-based experience and tools that spark wonder; offer hands-on experiences; and encourage questions, explorations, and individual discovery, they're transforming the way people learn. Learning this way empowers people to figure things out for themselves-about science, but also about any topic, claim or idea.
If you're a teacher, parent, after-school educator, or professional developer, there are lots of unique resources for you.
California Academy Of Sciences Resources for Educators
Information on professional development, field trips, videos, lessons plans and many more educator resources!
Next Generation Science Lesson Plans and Ideas | BetterLesson
Easy and effective science lesson plans across all grades including Earth and space sciences, and engineering with free resources from world-class teachers.
NGSS 3D Assessment Implementation Modules
The CA NGSS 3D Assessment Implementation Modules website is designed to provide teachers with assessment resources that support high-quality 3-dimensional learning for formative and summative purposes. The
resources for analyzing, modifying and creating assessment items include:
- Unpacking the Performance Expectation Module
- 3D Assessment Analysis Module
- 3D Development/Modification Module
- NGSS Assessment Database
Forestry Institute for Teachers
Sierra Outdoor School, Sonora, CA
June 21-27, 2020
UPDATE APRIL 8: 2020 FIT IS CANCELLED. WITH CONSIDERABLE REGRET IT HAS BEEN DETERMINED THAT WE SHOULD CANCEL GIVEN THE UNCERTAINTY AND CHALLENGES BROUGHT BY COVID-19 THIS SEEMS THE BEST DECISION.
Fire and Water: From the Sierras to the Ocean, learn how forestry resiliency keeps water clean for humans and wildlife.
Learn from professionals and build your own content knowledge through relevant and local topics:
Archaeology, Fire and Fuels, Entomology, Silviculture, Soils, Wildlife, Hydrology, Ecology and Resource Management.
Nanoscience Summer Institute for Middle School Teachers
June 29-July 2, 2020
In light of COVID-10 and shelter in place restrictions, we plan to host the teacher workshop remotely
The nano@stanford is holding a four day Nanoscience Summer Institute for Middle School Teachers (NanoSIMST).
Selected teachers will learn the underlying physical concepts in nanotechnology and nanoscience in simple terms. This unique learning experience can enrich your current courses through both deepening content understanding and instructional practices.
NASA Teacher Resources