Due to COVID-19 concerns and uncertainty with summer restrictions, AMTA and local hosts stepped up to create and offer virtual professional development courses in 2020. AMTA is hosting the following sections: Physics – Mechanics: June 22-July 9 with Nicholas Park (TX) and Ben Grimes (IN) as facilitators · Chemistry I – June 15-July 3 with Erica Posthuma (IN) and Ryan Bruick (IN) · Chemistry II – June 22-July 3 with Brenda Royce (CA) and Larry Dukerich (AZ) as le
The Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers (WSST) is searching for a Conference Coordinator from its membership. The responsibilities of the Conference Coordinator include: attending all Board Chats and Meetings; visit potential conference sites and evaluate them for the possibility to host a conference; solicit conference chairs for future conferences from the membership; work with the current chairs to mentor, go over the Conference Handbook, and attend all conference commit
Please visit the AMTA website to search for offerings in the content areas: Mechanics, E&M, Waves, Chemistry I & II, Biology and Middle School. AMTA is working on organizing more sections so check the website regularly for updates. The American Modeling Teachers Association and our very involved community continues to bring you virtual Happy Hours, webinars and Modules: May 12: Webinar series: NGSS Biology - 2020 update with Ingrid Waldron, Ray Howanski and Larry Dukerich May
Introduction to Green Chemistry Online Course This course will equip you with the knowledge, skills and resources to integrate green chemistry principles and practices into your classroom by teaching through real-world sustainable innovations. Develop safer labs and lessons aligned to your local standards in an interactive online environment that allows you to go at your own pace. June 8th- August 3rd. Contact Janie Butler, Janie_Butler@beyondbenign.org for more information.