Carbon Cycling storyline PD – grad credit options from CU Boulder

Register for the “Changing Arctic Ecosystem” virtual teacher workshop inspired by the MOSAiC Arctic research expedition! Who: MS/HS science teachers, spots are limitedWhat: FREE PD to engage with the MOSAiC-inspired “A Changing Arctic Ecosystem” storyline curriculum connected to NGSS life science standardsWhen: July 12-13 from 9 am – 1 pm MST each day (workshop is virtual)**Participants are expected to complete ~2 hours of asynchronous workGradContinue reading “Carbon Cycling storyline PD – grad credit options from CU Boulder”

BSCS Science Learning: Professional Development Provider Institutes

June 20–23, 2023 – Lexington, KY The Professional Development Provider Institute (PDPI) program is designed for those who design, develop, and lead teacher professional learning. The models we use in the program design are particularly relevant for those who focus on curriculum-based professional learning but are applicable in a variety of contexts (e.g., focus onContinue reading “BSCS Science Learning: Professional Development Provider Institutes”

National Air and Space Museum’s Teacher Innovator Institute

Applications are now open for the National Air and Space Museum’s Teacher Innovator Institute.  Spend two weeks in Washington, DC, working with education and STEAM experts to explore the connections between informal STEAM education and authentic learning. Teachers will remain with the program for two summers, returning to Washington, DC, in year two to reconnect,Continue reading “National Air and Space Museum’s Teacher Innovator Institute”

KDE seeking feedback on draft Kentucky Academic Standards for Science

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking feedback on the draft Kentucky Academic Standards for Science. The draft was developed by the Science Advisory Panel and Review Committee, each made up of science educators from around the state. View full details from the Kentucky Teacher article.

6 PIMSER Professional Learning Opportunities This Summer

PIMSER is offering six professional learning opportunities for math and science educators in Summer 2022. To view the full list, visit our Professional Learning page.

Summer Opportunity for K12 Science Teachers

The Kentucky Department of Education invites teachers of science to apply for participation in a 3D Task Modification Project. Selected teachers will co-develop and pilot a process for modifying existing science tasks using analysis from a screening tool. Teachers will then modify science tasks they use in the classroom based upon this process and helpContinue reading “Summer Opportunity for K12 Science Teachers”

Growing Real Aspiring Science Programs

No cost to attend: sponsored with funding from the Kentucky Department of Education Join PIMSER for this science learning series led by PIMSER Regional Teacher Partner and Presidential Award Winner Patti Works and PIMSER director Dr. Kim Zeidler-Watters. Participants will receive research-based strategies and examples to share and support K-8 classroom teachers in raising the ceiling ofContinue reading “Growing Real Aspiring Science Programs”

Looking for a fun summer position?

CINSAM holds several week long STEM focused summer camps for students in grades 3-12 each summer. We are looking for teachers interested in partnering with NKU staff to lead one or more of these camps. If you are interested please complete the following brief survey.