The Onslow County Schools program: Educational Network Venture Into Science/Math Instruction, Outreach and North Carolina Standards [ENVISIONS], will be holding it's first Excellence in Math and Science Symposium at Clyde Erwin Elementary Magnet School on Saturday May 2, 2009 from 9:00-3:30.
The Excellence in Math and Science Symposium will showcase the innovative practices that have been developed to build 21st Century Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math skills in students of our community. There will be displays, demonstrations and presentations on practices that will assist area educators in improving instruction and providing our children with researched based methods and applications that will prepare them to be productive citizens in our 21st Century global community.
Approximately 300, Educators and community leaders from Eastern North Carolina will be invited to attend this event. Through this event, we intend to provide our educators with an outstanding professional development opportunity, foster community partnerships, and attract potential math and science teachers from area Colleges of Education. Below is a list of planned break out sessions:
Science Ethics: The Expanding Frontier
Using Science Technology in the K-5 Classroom
Strategies to Make Notebooking Effective
Aerodynamics: The Science of Flight
Sound and the Second Grade Classroom
Physics Quest: Four Simple Labs to Teach Heat Concepts
Integrating a Science Lab into the Elementeary School
Case Studies: Coastal Erosion and Honey Bees
Forces and Motion
Integrating Interactive Notebooks and Livening up the Classroom
Everyday Integration: Technology in the Classroom
A World in Motion
The Science of Literature
Best Practices Using AIMS
Using High Interest Topics to Integrate Science Across the Curriculum
Inexpensive Methods to Light Up Your Science Class
Using ScienceNotebooks with FOSS
Using the Promethean Board in Math and Science Classrooms
DE Streaming, Science and You!
Integrating Science and the Arts
Using the iPod as an Instructional Tool
Curriculum Mapping and Thinking Big!
Exploration of Minerals using Mock Rocks
Interactive Notebooks and Foldables
Beyond the Textbook
And Many more!!!
We would like to invite you to participate in this free event.
If you would like to attend, please register by going to the electronic link: