Professional Development

Apply to Join Achieve’s Peer Review Panel by 12/12/18

Published on: October 31, 2018

Apply to Join Achieve’s Science Peer Review Panel   Achieve is thrilled to announce it is seeking applicants for the Science Peer Review Panel! Achieve’s Science Peer Review Panel (“Science PRP”) is an elite group of educators who work to evaluate and share high-quality lesson sequences and units that are designed for the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Members of the Science PRP are part of the solution to a …

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NSTA at Reno – A Blast for this Region III Educator

Published on: October 29, 2018

There’s only one thing more enjoyable than laughing and learning with my fellow teachers, and this is laughing and learning with my fellow SCIENCE teachers!  What an inspiring educational experience.  I’m so grateful for the opportunity to attend such a wonderful event. It was fitting to start the conference with our keynote speaker, Shah Selbe, a National Geographic Explorer and …

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KITP (UCSB) Physics Teachers’ Conference: Automating Insight, Feb.16, 2019

Published on: October 1, 2018

The machine learning algorithms that make self-driving cars, virtual personal assistants, and computer vision work are also changing how physicists investigate matter at the quantum level. In 2019, the annual Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) Teachers’ Conference will give teachers an accessible introduction to the topic—no quantum mechanics or machine learning background needed! Then, in interactive lectures, they will …

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Project NEVADA-S

Published on: December 6, 2016

Project NEVADA-S (Networking Educators’ Visions Across Distances to Advance Science) was a Mathematics and Science Partnership grant designed to provide a professional development pathway to support over 120 K-3 and 6-8 grade science teachers from public, private, and charter schools in Clark, Esmeralda, Lincoln, Mineral, Nye, Storey and Washoe Counties. Project NEVADA-S was directed by a leadership team comprised of …

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Project FOCCUS

Published on: June 10, 2015

Project Focusing On Crosscutting Concepts to Understand Science (FOCCUS) is a Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) grant project. In March 2014, the Nevada Department of Education announced the selection and funding awarded for Project FOCCUS through the federally funded Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) grants program. MSP grant funds are awarded through a highly competitive process to programs with aim …

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