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MSTE Hosts Professional Development for Unit 4 Science Teachers

Posted on: 7/23/2014 11:14 AM
Topics: [ Announcements ] [ Education ] [ Outreach ] [ Science ]

Head over to the MSTE Blog to find out more about the Partnership for Implementing the Framework for K-12 Science Education (PIFSE) Summer Institute 2014 for teachers.

What I Learned from Art About Teaching Math - New Video Posted!

Posted on: 7/18/2014 10:50 AM
Topics: [ Announcements ] [ Education ] [ Friday Lunch ] [ Math ] [ Outreach ]

Having MSTE Friday Lunch withdrawal? Or maybe you missed Natalya Zielnicki's fabulous presentation the first time around? Either way you'll want to check out the new video that was just posted to the MSTE Office YouTube Channel: "What I Learned from Art About Teaching Math".

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MSTE Friday Lunch Video - What I Learned from Art About Teaching Math

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2014 GAMES Summer Camp: Computer Science/App Development

Posted on: 7/14/2014 4:24 PM
Topics: [ Announcements ] [ Education ] [ Technology ]

This year the Computer Science track of the Girls’ Adventures in Mathematics, Engineering, and Science (GAMES) summer camp for high school girls is in the hands of MSTE’s own Jana Sebestik and Samantha Lindgren, along with help from Rebecca Byrd and Elizabeth Diamond. Throughout the week, camp attendees will explore app creation, e-textiles, and digital forensics. After several days of in-class lessons and a fieldtrip to the Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab, the girls will have acquired the skills necessary to venture out and complete a self-selected project.

George Reese to be ICTM President Elect for 2014-15

Posted on: 5/30/2014 1:38 PM
Topics: [ Announcements ] [ Education ] [ Math ]

MSTE's Director, George Reese, has been selected to be the President-elect for the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) for 2014-15.

Congratulations, George!

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ICTM Website

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TCIPG Education at Science at the Market

Posted on: 5/8/2014 11:25 AM
Topics: [ Announcements ] [ Outreach ] [ Science ] [ Sustainability ] [ TCIPG ] [ Technology ]

On Saturday, May 10, 2014, TCIPG Education will be taking part in Science at the Market at Urbana's Market at the Square in Downtown Urbana, IL. The market runs from 7AM - 12PM, rain or shine.

Each market season Physics Illinois gathers experts in various science fields to give demonstrations and answer questions on select Saturdays. This week features TCIPG (The Trustworthy Cyber Infrastructure for the Power Grid) Education. The TCIPG crew are especially excited to show off their new MinecraftEdu world which explores cyber challenges and the power grid. Of course there will be lots of other interesting learning tools to tinker and play with, as well as experts on hand to answer your questions related to cyber security and the power grid.

Make sure to mark your calendar to visit the TCIPG Science at the Market display this Saturday, May 10th at the Urbana Market on the Square!


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