STEM Innovation Summit 2017

The Einstein Project invites administrators, educators and other STEM education stakeholders to participate in this opportunity to promote excellence in K-12 STEM initiatives.  We are hosting this free STEM Innovation Summit on Thursday, November 16, 8 AM to 3 PM at the UW-Green Bay Weidner Center.  Join us to hear featured guest speakers from The Smithsonian Science Center, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, as well as panel discussions with experts in the field of Makerspaces and curriculum implementation of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Learn how updates to Wisconsin’s science standards will impact your STEM curriculum and professional development needs. Hear about the successes and challenges from district leaders already making changes to meet the rigor envisioned in the Next Generation Science Standards. District team participation is encouraged to help you to develop a shared vision for the future and chart a course to remain on the cutting edge in STEM education.

Schedule

8 AM – Registration
9 AM –  STEM Talks
10 AM – Makers Mindset
11 AM – Lunch
12:15 PM  –  WI Standards Panel
1:30 PM – Smithsonian Interview
3 PM – Talk Tank Reception

 

Registration can be found at http://einsteinportal.2bsolutions.net/public-events/

PBS is Looking for America’s Most Innovative Educators!

PBS Digital Innovators

*The following is from Wisconsin Media Lab

Do you enjoy collaborating with other educators to spark student interest in learning?

Are you an active sharer of content and ideas through social media?

Then apply for a chance to become a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator!

The PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program recognizes educators who incorporate digital media in the classroom to inspire student learning. For the first time in four years, all educators that submit a complete application and meet the entry requirements will be invited to join the program!

All 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators will receive one year of free professional development, virtual trainings, access to exclusive resources, a free online course from PBS TeacherLine, invitations to special events and engagement opportunities with peers and thought leaders.

Plus, up to 54 educators, one in each state and U.S. territory, will be selected as Lead PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators. Lead Innovators also receive a three-day, all-expense paid trip to Denver, CO in June to participate in the PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Summit and to attend the ISTE Conference.

Join the community of hundreds of tech savvy K-12 educators and apply today to become a 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator!

Applications will be accepted until February 8, 2016.

LEARN MORE and APPLY TODAY