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 The Elementary (& PreK) Extravaganza, at NSTA19 St. Louis

Plan your strategy for getting the most out the 2 hours you have to access the 100+ presenters, each at their own table, in the Elementary Extravaganza (EE) at the NSTA annual conferences. Have you seen the loooong list of presenters!!!? Each will have their own table for materials. This year the EE will take […]

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Building STEM Ecosystems: Community Partnerships

When I was a classroom teacher, I relished opportunities to connect my high school biology students to real world science and applications of their textbook science. Now, in the informal sector, I find my role reversed, and I get to collaborate with classroom teachers and local districts, supporting their efforts to help STEM come alive.  […]

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High School Teachers, The STEM Forum & Expo is for You

Teachers at the high school level expose students to learning that is applicable for college and career readiness. At the STEM Forum and Expo, hosted by NSTA, attendees will experience this STEM pipeline first hand. STEM educators at the high school level can participate in hands-on workshops with activities to replicate in their own districts, […]

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8th Annual STEM Forum & Expo: We Need You!

On behalf of the entire steering committee for the 8th Annual STEM Forum & Expo, we invite you to join us from July 24 – 26, 2019, in beautiful San Francisco for the premier, international STEM education professional development event. The 8th Annual STEM Forum & Expo, hosted by NSTA, is a uniquely focused event […]

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Missouri Science Teachers: NSTA Is Coming to You This April

If you’re a Missouri science teacher, you’ve probably been to the Missouri Botanical Garden, most likely as a chaperone. But when you join NSTA for our 2019 National Conference in St. Louis this April, you’ll get a completely different experience—right in your own backyard. You get to be the student for a couple of days […]

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Gain Valuable STEM Teaching Strategies and Resources at the Elementary STEM Showcase

The 8th Annual STEM Forum & Expo, hosted by NSTA this coming July in San Francisco, offers valuable resources for educators and organizations seeking to learn more about STEM education from preK through university. You will walk away from the STEM Forum & Expo with ideas you can use immediately in the classroom. And for […]

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10 Reasons High School Teachers Should Join NSTA in St. Louis in April

“I work at a school in a science department that needs a little bit of re-innovation. I am trying to invigorate my department and help connect them with ideas that will help our students shine!” High school teacher Meghan W. had a great reason for wanting to be at NSTA’s National Conference last year, and […]

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Why Should Middle Level Teachers Join NSTA in St. Louis in April?

“So I can inspire more students to love science!” That’s why middle school teacher Katherine W. told us she wanted to come to our national conference. Inspiration is high on the list for most people who come to an NSTA conference, as is the best science ed PD you’ll find anywhere, plus lots of amazing […]

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Plan Your #NSTA19 St. Louis Elementary Science Experience

The biggest science education conference of the year is happening in St. Louis this spring! Elementary teachers who want to be the student for a few days should join us. Here are 11 reasons why. NSTA’s inaugural Linking Literacy Event—Friday and Saturday, April 12–13 (See page 11 of the program preview for more information.) Join […]

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Learn How to Build Community Partnerships at the 8th Annual STEM Forum & Expo

Last spring, an article in the April/May 2018 issue of Science Scope highlighted a community partnership between a middle school in Massachusetts and a group of scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). In the article, Engineering Partnerships, the authors describe a successful, engaging engineering design project developed by a classroom teacher and a WHOI […]

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