The Portland Metro STEM Partnership is offering a series of math and science content and pedagogical practice courses , in collaboration with area school districts and Portland State University. All interested teachers are welcome. Electronic copies of the brochure and course descriptions can be found at http://pdxstem.org/intel-stem-center/stem-teachers-academy/ — all courses are designed to:
1.) deepen teacher content knowledge.
2.) increase teacher understanding of how students learn various content and processes/practices.
3.) align Oregon curriculum standards (including Common Core State Standards) and instructional materials.
4.) implement standards-based and assessment-for-learning practices.
5.) complement District professional development and instructional practice goals.
For more info, please contact Carol Biskupic Knight, STEM Center Professional Development Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org). More about the Portland Metro STEM Partnership at http://www.pdxstem.org