Math Science

Mathematics/Science Clippings

Last Minute Summer
Professional Development Experiences

Big River Education Workshops

http://www.dnr.mo.gov/

  • Designed for K-12 teachers and will focus on the importance of the big river systems
  • Content of the workshops-watershed, importance of the river to humankind, river as a natural resource
  • Sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources in partnership with Living Lands and Waters
  • Various locations between St Louis, MO and St Paul, MN and times throughout the summer (Check the website for specifics)
  • Boat trips included during these one-two day workshops

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

http://www.nctm.org

Online Professional Development

Seminars on Science – American Museum of Natural History
http://learn.amnh.org/index.php

  • Part of the National Science Teachers Association’s (NSTA) Institute
  • K-12 educators
  • Entire course online

PBS TeacherLine
http://teacherline.pbs.org/teacherline/welcome.cfm

  • K-12 educators
  • Entire course online (various topics)
  • Take their free 2-hour online course entitled Practice Online with Teacher Online before signing up

Annenberg/CPB
http://www.learner.org/index.html

  • K-12 educators
  • 10 2.5 hour sessions (can be viewed entirely online)
  • Free but you must register (graduate credit available for extra fee)
  • Mathematics and Science courses based on NCTM and NSEA standards
  • Various topics, various dates (check online for specifics)

Lesson Lab/Intel— TIMSS Video Studies: Explorations of Algebra Teaching
http://www.intel.com/education/math/learning.htm

  • Middle-High school teachers, curriculum specialists, instructional leaders
  • Facilitated Course—8-12 week course
  • Non-facilitated Course—Must complete within 3 months

 

Classroom Resources and Opportunities

US Department of Energy’s Jefferson Lab Science Education Web Resources
http://education.jlab.org/ (K-12)

Yellowstone Electronic Field Trips—Windows Into Wonderland”
http://www.windowsintowonderland.org (Middle)

Digital Library for Earth System Education—online educational resources about the Earth
http://www.dlese.org (all levels)

 

 

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