ORAU hosting free professional development workshops for area teachers beginning June 1
ORAU will host several short professional development workshops for East Tennessee educators in grades K-12. The free workshops start June 1.
Held at ORAU’s Center for Science Education in Oak Ridge, the half-day or full-day workshops are free and offer educators the opportunity to engage in hands-on activities that will enhance their STEM knowledge and curricula. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
The workshops will cover a variety of topics:
- June 1 – Project-Based Learning with 3-D Printers
- June 2 – iPads in the Classroom
- June 3 – SCRATCH Programming
- June 6 – Nano-Link: Nanoscience in the Classroom
- June 7 – Advanced Nano-Link (advanced nanoscience)
- June 9 – SeaPerch: Underwater Robotics
- June 10 – Improving Spatial Skills to Improve STEM Outcomes
- June 13 – Nanoscience and Printable Electronics
- June 14 – Get Organized: OneNote for Educators
- June 15 – Strategies/Science to Teach Climate Change
- June 16 – Google Drive, Docs, Forms and More
- June 16 – Theory of Knowledge: How We Know what We Know
- June 17 – Engineering is Elementary
- June 27 – Scientific Modeling
- June 27 – Simulations and Manipulatives for Teaching Genetics and Biotechnology
- June 28 – Math, Movement and the Common Core
- July 6-7 – Cyber Innovation Center—STEM: Explore, Discover, Apply
- July 8 – Grant Writing for K-12 Educators
For more details about the professional development workshops and to apply, teachers should visit http://www.orau.org/center-for-science-education/k-12-educators.aspx.