Catalyzing Change in Idaho High School Math – Join the Conversation! March 29, April 19, May 10 & May 24, 2021 (3:30 to 5:30 PST/4:30 to 6:30 MST) and June 14, 2021 (12:00 to 3:00 PST/1:00 to 4:00 MST) The State Department of Education, in partnership with the Math Transitions Network and the Idaho Council of Teachers of Mathematics, is offering a virtual professional development course for high school math teachers, counselors and leaders. The course instructors will facilitate statewide conversations about Catalyzing Change in Idaho High School Math. See here for more information and a registration link. The Math Transitions Network is a group of higher education math faculty and K-12 representatives who are focused on creating a successful “junior to junior” transition in mathematics from the junior year of high school to the junior year of college.
- iSTEM Summer Institute
June 15-17, 2021
The window for submitting applications for i-STEM 2021 professional development institute has been EXTENDED until March 23, 2021. If you did not get the opportunity to submit your application for this premier STEM professional development previously, NOW IS THE TIME!
i-STEM is a summer professional development opportunity for educators (PK-12) working in both classroom and informal settings. All 2021 i-STEM institutes will take place virtually and run for three days. During the Institute, participants attend a strand on project-based, hands-on learning in a chosen content area, as well as general sessions tied to the Institute theme. Each participant will receive a kit worth $200 of instructional materials unique to their strand, so that they can implement what they have learned in their own teaching environments. We have strands for both formal and informal educators (both welcomed), view the full selection of strands on our i-STEM webpage.
The i-STEM Institute at Lewis-Clark State College (LCSC) in Lewiston will be held online June 15-17, 2021. During the Institute, participants attend a strand on project-based, hands-on learning in a chosen content area, as well as general sessions tied to the Institute theme. Strand topics vary by location and can be accessed at the Institute links below. Each participant will receive a kit of instructional materials unique to their strand, so that they can implement what they have learned in their own teaching environments. This professional development opportunity is open to formal and informal educators.
Hook ‘Em For a Lifetime 20-21 Virtual Super-Conference
August 5-6, 2021
Let this all content K-12 professional development event help you start the 2021-2022 school year off with optimism and exciting new ideas to try out in your classroom.
- So What’s the Deal With Phenomena?
- Optimism and Opportunity
- Teaching Strategies that Motivate Young Adolescents
- Student Engagement