Asheville K-12 Educator Workshop

The Mountain Office Presents: Exploring Life Science Using the Engineering Design Cycle

January 7-10, 2019

Utilize the Engineering Design Cycle with literacy strategies, simulations, and data collection around life science content to motivate creative thinking. Geared toward the middle grades, the concepts can easily be scaled up or down to fit your classroom needs.

The Mountain Office Presents: Stem To Your Doorstep (K-12)

February 26, 2019

You can participate in a day of training presented by The Science House of NC State University. You will use MacBooks, LabQuests and various probes to explore science and math concepts. After the training session, you will be eligible to participate in the equipment loan program through The Mountain Satellite Office of The Science House.

The Mountain Office Presents: Literacy and STEM (part 1)

March 5, 2019 9am-3pm

STEM activities help student build vocabulary, incorporate problem-solving skills and analyze complex text with real-world applications. Integrate literacy with the natural connections of STEM disciplines.

The Mountain Office Presents: MORE Literacy and STEM

March 6, 2019 9am-3pm

During this session we continue to focus on how to maximize classroom time and student learning by integrating literacy and STEM.The day will be a combination of STEM learning experiences infused with literacy strategies.

The Mountain Office Presents: STEM Next Steps- How to design your own PBL and plan your own STEM lessons

March 19, 2019

Join us for an exciting day of Problem/Project Based Learning.  Learn more about PBLs and design a PBL for implementation with your students for your standards. Open to all grades.

The Mountain Office Presents: Using MaKey MaKey to Target Invention Literacy

March 20, 2019 (9am-3pm)

Learn to use a Makey Makey- intensive instruction and guidance for classroom implementation. Register at www.wresa.org by March 1, 2019 and you will receive your own Makey Makey at the workshop!

Modeling Institutes in Secondary Science

Summer 2019

Modeling Institutes will provide professional development in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Physical Science through a research-based, reform-oriented pedagogy for science teachers in North Carolina. For more information on Modeling please visit: http://modelinginstruction.org/