Free STEM PD

All Educators are invited to attend the upcoming free professional development workshop to be held at the Challenger Learning Center of Maine.

Challenger STEM programs for 5-10th graders are designed to:

  • engage students in the Scientific Enterprise through hands-on activities aligned with The NGSS Frameworks
  • increase student enthusiasm for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
  • enhance 21st CENTURY SKILLS of PROBLEM SOLVING and CRITICAL THINKING
  • teach students the importance of clear, effective COMMUNICATION and COLLABORATION to achieve a common goal
  • encourage FLEXIBILITY and ADAPTABILITY; INITIATIVE and SELF-DIRECTION 
  • promote ITC (INFORMATION, COMMUNICATIONS and TECHNOLOGY) LITERACY 
  • demonstrate the value of the scientific practices of Collecting and Analyzing and Communicating Scientific Data
  • inspire students to consider careers in STEM 


CHALLENGER MISSION WORKSHOP
WHENMonday, March 30 from 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM
 
WHAT:  Workshop includes an overview of Challenger’s programs, how to integrate programs, take home curriculum resources, lunch, and 6 contact hours toward CEUs.
After participating in the workshop you will be ready to able to apply for mission SCHOLARSHIPS / discounts to ensure that your students are able to “fly” a mission in 2015!

WHO:   New or perspective mission teachers or administrators, those who are simply curious to know more, and veteran teachers who would like a refresher.

HOW:  Register online:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1WOvlb67vFbKSXSlhg3oswkUQmSASnxe9LwT_qgx5xqM/viewform.  
Pre-registration is required
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COST:  FREE 

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Not familiar with Challenger Center?  Watch a 7-minute video of a Challenger mission: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04j9qIRJ7e0

For more information, contact Jennifer Therrien at 990-29


Jennifer Therrien
Education Director / Center Coordinator
Challenger Learning Center of Maine
Maine’s NASA Educator Resource Center
(207) 990-2900 ext. 3

Inspiring. Exploring. Learning. It’s our mission. 
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