Annual Speak Up Survey Reveals Parents, Students, and Teachers Views of
Results of the fourth
annual Speak Up survey reveal attitudes of students, teachers, and parents
about educational technology. Among the survey's many findings: Students
want to see more integration of technology into subjects such as science
and math—and two-thirds of parents believe technology is underused
in schools. To read the recent eSchool News article, visit http://www.eschoolnews.org/news/showStoryts.cfm?ArticleID=6951.
Calendar keeps you informed about upcoming events of interest to science
educators. To view this week’s highlights of science television
shows, online lecture series, and scholarship contests, visit http://www.nsta.org/nstaexpress/nstaexpress_2007_03_26_calendar.htm.
To read about this week’s offerings and learn about future events,
of Science Literacy, Volume 2, Maps Out What Students Need
Completing the work begun
in the first volume of the popular Atlas of Science Literacy, the
new Atlas 2 maps out what all students should learn as they move
from kindergarten through grade 12. Atlas 2 features all new maps
for more than 40 essential topics, such as:
For more information
- Science and Society
- The Nature of Mathematics
- Technology and
- Weather and Climate
- Diversity of Life
- Human Development
- Global Interdependence
- Health Technology
- Explaining Evolution
- Patterns of Change
- Critical Response
Honors Educators With Its 2007 Awards
The NSTA Awards and
Recognition program selected 51 science educators for its 2007 awards.
To read more about this years' winners, visit http://www.nsta.org/main/news/stories/nsta_story.php?news_story_ID=53627.
To learn more about the awards program, visit http://www.nsta.org/awardscomp.
Is on the Road
NSTA is in St. Louis,
Missouri, this week for our National Conference on Science Education.
We’ll be discussing global warming with renowned climatologist
Susan Solomon, getting the latest details on new species being discovered
in the depths of the oceans with David Gallo, meeting Buzz Aldrin, watching
the Toyota robot perform, and finding out how to fit a relevant, fascinating
science lab into a busy school day! If you’re coming to the conference,
be sure to stop by the NSTA Science Education Center (booth 1968, in
the America’s Center) and say hello! If you haven’t registered
yet, you can still come and register on site!
- Membership Means
You Belong! Join
NSTA for these essential
benefits that will enhance your marketability in the teaching profession
and build your professional knowledge. Being a member of NSTA means
you’re part of an international community of practitioners dedicated
to improving science education.
- The NSTA Science
Store for an outstanding array of bestselling books and teaching resources:
http://store.nsta.org. This month’s
featured book special is Linking Science and Literacy. For
30% off, visit http://www.nsta.org/onlinespecial2!
- NSTA is offering
more Web Seminars in April. Visit http://www.nsta.org/pd/institute.aspxweb_seminars.asp
for the topics and registration information for these upcoming professional
development courses in your future?
Online options give you a world of choice.
Take a look at these institutions
offering courses for science educators!
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