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Register for the ENVISIONS: Excellence in Science and Math Symposium

You are invited,

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
  • Microworlds
  • 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:


If you have any questions, please call Pat Curley at (910) 455-2211 ext 20275, or email pat.curley@onslow.k12.nc.us. or contact Dave Marriott at (910) 455-2211 ext 20276, david.marriott@onslow.k12.nc.us.

Thank you for your time and consideration, we look forward to seeing with you.




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