Thu May 09, 2013
Wed May 08, 2013
Mon May 06, 2013
Adding to its list of summer training opportunities for staff, Norfolk Public Schools will host a Summer S.T.E.M. Institute on August 9 at Fairlawn Elementary School from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
S.T.E.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education, and the Aug. 9 session is open to any teachers or other staff members who want to help bring this exciting instruction to students.
The half-day training will be packed with sessions, including:
• Kevin R. Du Bois, Environmental Engineer with the City Of Norfolk's Bureau of Environmental Services, presenting "Exploring Marine Science"
• Angela Hebert & Nina Ruiz, Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast, presenting "Engineering for Girls!"
• Michele Bauer & Sean Rooney, Norfolk Public Schools Physical Education teachers, presenting "Engineering Force & Motion: Incorporating S.T.E.M. Lessons into PE classes"
• Fleta Jackson, Public Information Specialist for the City of Norfolk's Environmental Storm Water Division, presenting "Exploring Environmental Option for Watersheds"
• Holly H. Luning, Norfolk Public Schools Library Media Specialist, presenting "Design Briefs With Literature"
• Laura Nelson, Director of Science for Portsmouth Public Schools, presenting "STEM PATHWAYS: Backpack Essentials"
• Cindy Jones, S.T.E.M. consultant, presenting "STEM Across the Curriculum"
The Summer S.T.E.M. Institute complements offerings at NPS' Summer Institute Aug. 6-9.
NPS staff members may register for these and all training opportunities at https://k5a.nps.k12.va.us/ISM/is_login.php .