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Greetings from the NGSS@NSTA Forum!

Posted on: 3/13/2015 10:57 AM
Topics: [ Announcements ] [ Education ] [ Science ]

MSTE Office at the Public Engagement Symposium

Posted on: 3/10/2015 11:20 AM

Come to the Public Engagement Symposium on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, from 3:00 to 6:00 PM at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, to see the work units across campus are doing to engage the local communities!

The Office for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education (MSTE) will be presenting some of our projects at multiple tables including

Stop by to learn more about MSTE projects and how the University reaches out to work with the local and area communities!

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Public Engagement Symposium

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Spring 2015 MSTE Friday Lunch Series - February 27, 2015

Posted on: 2/23/2015 5:18 PM

On February 27th, Morgan Johnston (Associate Director of Sustainability, F & S) will be joining the MSTE Friday Lunch group to discuss progress with renewable energy on campus.

From the speaker: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign signed the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment in 2008, pledging to be carbon neutral by 2050. One part of the overall Climate Action Plan is to increase the use of renewable energy generation for our campus power requirements. This presentation will review the progress toward increased use of renewables for our campus, and discuss current efforts underway.

Topic: Renewable Energy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

When: Friday, February 27, 2015 from noon-1pm

Where: Classroom 201, 505 E Green Street, Champaign, IL 61820

All are welcome, but please don’t forget to RSVP via the MSTE Friday Lunch website.

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Renewable Energy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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2015 Community & Campus Day of Service - April 11, 2015

Posted on: 2/20/2015 4:12 PM
Topics: [ Announcements ] [ CUVolunteer ] [ Outreach ]

Time to sign up for the Third Annual Community & Campus Day of Service! The 2015 Community and Campus Day of Service (CCDOS) will take place on Saturday, April 11, 2015.

Volunteer registration for the 2015 Food Packaging Project is officially live. There are 5 shifts this year within the 9am to 3:30 pm timeframe.

Last year the Food Packaging Project volunteers packaged 147,162 meals during CCDOS and hundreds of other volunteers participated in dozens of other projects across Champaign-Urbana. In 2015 the goal is to package at least 148,000 meals - one thousand meals for every year of public engagement since the University of Illinois was chartered. You can also volunteer on your own or plan your own community service project. Let CCDOS know about your projects to be included in the listing of other service projects going on during 2015 Volunteer Week.

Visit the Community & Campus Day of Service website to learn more!

Spring 2015 MSTE Friday Lunch Series - February 20, 2015

Posted on: 2/16/2015 11:23 AM
Topics: [ Announcements ] [ Education ] [ Friday Lunch ] [ Math ]

On February 20th, Kathleen Smith will lead the MSTE Friday Lunch group in a discussion of "Where Should We Park the PARCC?"

From the speaker: The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment is the new standardized test to be used in all Illinois k-12 schools starting this Spring. It will used to assess mathematics and language arts at all grade levels from 3 - 8 and once in high school. The assessment is not without controversy. Come to the pizza lunch this Friday and find out why. Try your hand at a few sample items from the math portion. Learn about the development and implementation of the assessment. Add your voice to the conversation about what place this new type of assessment should have in 21st century schools.

Topic: Where Should We Park the PARCC?

When: Friday, February 20, 2015 from noon - 1pm

Where: Classroom 201, 505 E Green Street, Champaign, IL 61820

All are welcome, but please don't forget to RSVP via the MSTE Friday Lunch website.

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Where Should We Park the PARCC?

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