In Person and Hybrid Professional Learning Opportunities
Teach Phenomenally!Last Monday of Oct-April (not Dec) Starts October 29.
4pm - 6pm
via Google Meet (requires Chrome browser)
Free! (credit extra)
Sign up at: Teaching Phenomenally
Sponsored by the SD 319 Information and Education Project, South Dakota EPSCoR, the South Dakota Space Grant Consortium
Join us the last Monday of Oct-April (not December) for a two hour professional development about using phenomena in your science teaching that will excite your students and lead them into exploration and discovery.
Use experiences such as water and surface temperature to draw your students into not just learning about but actually doing science. Connect with South Dakota researchers and bring their research into your classroom. Learn how to find the phenomena in GEMS kits.
Bonus! Get additional content from National Geographic and learn how to become a National Geographic Certified Educator.
*One credit is for attending all sessions plus completing a 3 hour online GLOBE training session by the beginning of December. You may opt to attend a mix and match of sessions for a 2 hour contact hour certificate for each session. Session topics to be announced by mid September. Sign up for individual sessions will open then..
From Here to the Sea
Nov 30 4:30 - 8:30 PM
Sign up at: From Here to the Sea
Sponsored by the SD 319 Information and Education Project, and the South Dakota Space Grant Consortium
Use phenomena to anchor how we here in the middle of the country are connected to the ocean. We will explore both how we impact the ocean and the ocean impacts us. Learn about water quality, ocean currents, weather and more!
Engage your students in real world, hands-on science. Stipend provided upon completion of 3 hour online GLOBE training (can be done ahead of time).
Bonus #1! Get additional content from National Geographic and learn how to become a National Geographic Certified Educator.
Bonus #2! Get the award winning Project WET Guide 2.0
ONLINE PROFESSIONAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
The South Dakota Discovery Center is a training partner for GLOBE. GLOBE is an international science and education project sponsored by NASA and NOAA dedicated to earth systems monitoring and research. GLOBE trained educators in South Dakota are eligible for mini-grants to purchase classroom supplies to support implementation. Become a GLOBE trained educator through online e-training or at an in person professional development opportunity.
The South Dakota Discovery Center will provide contact hour certificates if you participate in and reflect up a webinar from NASA, GLOBE, or CLEAN.
Please visit our mini-site for more information.
National Geographic Educator Certification
The South Dakota Discover Center supports South Dakota educators pursuing their National Geographic Educator Certification. Contact Anne for more information.
The SD Discovery Center offers professional development to formal and non-formal educators in science using proven, high quality, inquiry resources.
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