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Pilot offers free STEM professional development

CHALLENGE Teachers can benefit from hands on training to learn new ways to blend 21st century tools with STEM education. SOLUTION The Intel Teach Essentials STEM Course pilot which will offer educators free training. Events are being coordinated in Oregon
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CHALLENGE: Teachers can benefit from hands-on training to learn new ways to blend 21st century tools with STEM education.

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SOLUTION: The Intel Teach Essentials STEM Course pilot which will offer educators free training. Events are being coordinated in Oregon and Arizona, giving educators the option of becoming certified Intel Teach Master Instructors to allow them to deliver the Essentials Course to other teachers. The course will include technology from Vernier Software & Technology. Intel plans to evaluate the pilots and share outcomes via its online teacher community.

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The great news on the PD front—at least from the districts who presented at the second School CIO Summit Conference this June—is that we’ve moved far away from the days of drive-by PD in which socalled experts come in once a year to show teachers how to use product X and expect them to begin using it perfectly by the very next day.

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Professional Development

The great news on the PD front—at least from the districts who presented at the second School CIO Summit Conference this June—is that we’ve moved far away from the days of drive-by PD in which socalled experts come in once a year to show teachers how to use product X and expect them to begin using it perfectly by the very next day.