Free Fall Workshops from Vernier Provide Science and STEM Educators with Hands-On Experience Using Data-Collection Technology

Vernier Software & Technology will host 35 free, hands-on workshops to help science and STEM educators integrate data-collection technology into their curriculum. 
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BEAVERTON, Oregon, September 6, 2016 —Vernier Software & Technology will host 35 free, hands-on workshops to help science and STEM educators integrate data-collection technology into their curriculum. This fall and taking place in cities nationwide, each four-hour workshop will be led by an experienced science education instructor who will work alongside educators as they explore classroom-ready labs that incorporate the award-winning line of data-collection technology from Vernier.

“Whether new to probeware or an avid user, our workshops provide a valuable professional learning opportunity for all science and STEM teachers,” said John Wheeler, CEO of Vernier Software & Technology. “Our workshops provide educators with training, knowledge, and best practices they can bring back to the classroom to engage students in hands-on scientific discovery.”

During the workshops, educators will learn important skills and strategies for integrating data-collection technology into their physics, chemistry, biology, and environmental/Earth Science experiments to help meet the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Each participating educator will receive, in addition to the training, a link to download Vernier Workshop Training Manual, which includes ready-to-use lab handouts for all science disciplines.

Interested educators can select dates from the schedule below.

September 2016 Workshop Dates and Locations

September 6: Houston, TX

September 7: Houston, TX

September 8: Corpus Christi, TX

September 10: San Antonio, TX

September 12: San Antonio, TX

September 13: Ft. Wayne, IN

September 14: Ft. Worth, TX

September 14: Indianapolis, IN

September 15: Cincinnati, OH

September 15: Dallas, TX

September 17: Columbus, OH

September 19: Pittsburgh, PA

September 27: Tulsa, OK

September 28: Albany, NY

September 28: Oklahoma City, OK

September 29: Springfield, MA

September 29: Minneapolis, MN

September 29: Wichita, KS

October 2016 Workshop Dates and Locations

October 1: Boston, MA

October 1: Kansas City, MO

October 1: Sioux Falls, SD

October 3: Lincoln, NE

October 4: Boston, MA

October 5: Portland, ME

October 12: St. Louis, MO

October 13: St. Louis, MO

October 15: Springfield, IL

October 17: Chicago, IL

October 18: Chicago, IL

October 18: Buffalo, NY

October 19: Erie, PA

October 20: Cleveland, OH

October 22: Toledo, OH

October 24: Detroit, MI

October 25: Lansing, MI

For complete details and to register for a Vernier workshop closest to you, visit http://www.vernier.com/training/workshops/.

About Vernier Software & Technology

Vernier Software & Technology has led the innovation of scientific data-collection technology for 35 years. Vernier was founded by a former physics teacher and hires educators at all levels of the organization. The company is committed to teachers and to developing creative ways to teach and learn science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) using hands-on science. Vernier creates easy-to-use and affordable science interfaces, sensors and graphing/analysis software. With worldwide distribution to over 130 countries, Vernier data loggers are used by educators and students from elementary school to university. Vernier technology-based solutions enhance STEM education, increase learning, build students' critical thinking skills, and support the science and engineering practices detailed in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The Vernier business culture is grounded in Earth-friendly policies and practices, and the company provides a family-friendly workplace. For more information, visit http://www.vernier.com.

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