Project Anemoi Balloon Launch Live Feed 5/1/18

Topic: Project Anemoi Balloon Experiment (Launch)
Time: May 1, 2018 9:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/2104431383
Or iPhone one-tap :
    US: +16468769923,,2104431383#  or +16699006833,,2104431383#
Or Telephone:
    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
        US: +1 646 876 9923  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 408 638 0968
    Meeting ID: 210 443 1383
    International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/bhlIAsoDC

For schools, please see attached document for live tracking information so you can follow the flight path of our balloon as it tries to reach space!  

 

Project Anemoi Predictor and Recovery Data

Register Now: NYC Conference Digital Leadership April 28

Don’t miss the NYC Conference focused on Digital Leadership. 

Audience: All leaders and educators are invited.  Register NOW!

Event:  NYC Conference – Digital Leadership (hosted by NYSCATE and EAA)

Date:  Saturday, April 28, 2018

Location:  Brooklyn Technical High School, 29 Fort Green Place, Brooklyn NY 11217

Time:  7:30 am – 3 pm

Registration Cost: $75.00

NYCDOE Purchase orders are acceptedVendor#222910215

NYSCATE is approved for CTLE hours.

Keynote: Tom Murray, Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools, a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education.  Tom was also named the “2017 Education Through Leader of the Year,”  one of the ““20 to Watch”  by NSBA in 2016 and was named the “Education Policy Person of the Year” by the Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2015. He is also the co-author of the book Learning Transformed.

                Workshops include:

    • Building Teacher Capacity and Cultivating a Culture of Pedagogical Innovation
    • Not Enough Time – One of the Biggest Challenges Administrators Face
    • The Changing Role of the Chief Technology Officer
    • Transforming Learning and Teaching with Apple Technology in the Classroom
    • Fostering an EdTech Culture: PD Methods for Creating Teacher Buy-In
    • The Head, Heart and Hands of Effective Leadership
    • Leadership in the Digital Age: Sometimes it’s Counterintuitive
    • Classroom Accommodations & Modifications through G-Suite
    • Identifying & Evaluating Effective Use of Technology in the Classroom
    • Develop the Leaders of Tomorrow by Implementing PREP21
    • And MORE!
    • Click here to see full schedule.
    •  Register here.

Seeking Elementary Science Mentors | Paid Opportunity this Summer!

STEMteachersNYC is currently seeking teachers who can serve as mentors in our Kid Talk Teacher Talk (KT3) program this summer. The KT3 program is designed to raise the level of science instruction in grades K-3 by drawing from elementary teacher’s expertise in reading, writing, and other subject areas. Our goal is to support and empower educators to facilitate student-led sense-making discussions, launch hands-on experiments that draw from real-world experience, and support evidence-based thinking.
We are currently heading into the second year of the program and are seeking new members of our mentor team. KT3 mentors will work with a small cohort of elementary school teacher participants (~3 teachers total) and participate in a 2-week Summer Institute at The Ralph Bunche School (PS 125) in NYC from July 23 to Aug 3, 2018 (Mon – Fri).
The mentors will join for this 2-week session, help participating teachers implement the strategies learned over the summer, and be available for questions and support as needed.
Mentors will receive CTLE credits and be compensated $1600 for their participation in the Summer Institute and occasional meetings throughout the school year. Past mentors have told us this experience was incredibly useful for their own teaching practice, a good resume builder, and was a fantastic way to build community with peers and colleagues!
Preferred Qualifications of Mentors:
  • Experience working with elementary school populations
  • Passion for and experience with science education
  • Willingness to provide constructive feedback and support to peers
  • Must be available for the entirety of the Summer Institute: July 23 – August 3rd (Mon – Fri. each week)
If interested:
Please send a resume, and a brief letter describing your interest in the program, experience with science education and elementary school populations to chris@stemteachersnyc.org with the subject line “KT3 Mentor Opportunity” ASAP, or latest May 7th.
For more information visit: http://stemteachersnyc.org/kt3-2018/

Smartphone Microscopes

Researchers from the DOE’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have designed a 3-D–printable microscope for mobile devices—a smartphone microscope—using just pennies worth of plastic and glass materials. The technology, which combines an iPhone or tablet with a 3-D–printed clip and glass sphere to create the microscope, has a wide range of potential applications, from classrooms to scientists in the field. Best of all, the microscope’s design specs are available for free, so anyone with access to a 3-D printer—including K–12 teachers and students—can make one in a matter of minutes for less than a dollar each. Read an article about the technology, complete with files and instructions necessary to print your own microscope at this website.Then fuel students’ excitement about microscopes by watching a fun, fast-paced video—produced by PNNL and suitable for middle-level audiences—that describes the importance of microscopy. View this video on the website https://goo.gl/x43rLS.

 

Full Link: https://availabletechnologies.pnnl.gov/technology.asp?id=393