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Family Science Day Solar Car Challenge
Family Science Day is an annual event hosted by CeMaST to excite and interest students and families in STEM fields in our society.
CeMaST hosted the Normal Pit Stop of the American Solar Challenge.
CeMaST and the Center for Renewable Energy are working to create the Illinois Pathways Energy Learning Exchange which features a series of orientation and advanced pathway courses.

Events

Jul14
Teaching Next Generation Energy Concepts with NGSS WIP5 Summer Workshop7/14/14 at 8:00 AMSee Event Website - Online
Aug2
Smart Grid for Schools Workshop8/2/14 at 9:00 AMSee Event Website - Online
Aug4
Smart Grid for Schools Workshop8/4/14 at 9:00 AMSee Event Website - Online
Aug6
Smart Grid for Schools Workshop8/6/14 at 9:00 AMSee Event Website - Online
Aug9
Smart Grid for Schools Workshop8/9/14 at 9:00 AMSee Event Website - Online

News

ISU renewable energy students present at Solar 2014 article thumbnailISU renewable energy students present at Solar 2014Illinois State University renewable energy students Zach Rose, Evan Daebel, and Jamie Cross '13 presented papers at Solar 2014, one of the largest solar conferences, which was held in July in San Francisco.  ...
ISU students attend International Technology and Engineering Educators Association Conference article thumbnailISU students attend International Technology and Engineering Educators Association ConferenceNine Illinois State Technology & Engineering Education Collegiate Association (TEECA) members drove to and from Orlando, Florida, in March to participate in the 76th Annual International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) Conference. ...
Technology student interns at Savannah River Remediation article thumbnailTechnology student interns at Savannah River RemediationIn May Karim Daiya, a Technology Department graduate student studying project management, began working as a project manager intern at Savannah River Remediation (SRR) LLC in Aiken, South Carolina. ...
ISU professor earns top award at Technology and Engineering Educators Association Conference article thumbnailISU professor earns top award at Technology and Engineering Educators Association ConferenceTechnology Professor Chris Merrill '92 received three awards at the 76th annual International Technology and Engineering Educators Association Conference, including the Technology and Engineering Teacher Educator of the Year award. ...
Alum serves on committee for world’s largest lighting trade show article thumbnailAlum serves on committee for world’s largest lighting trade showFamily and Consumer Sciences alum Diane McNabb Rodriguez '85, of the Circle Design Group Inc. (CDG), served as a member of the LIGHTFAIR 2014 Conference Advisory Committee (CAC), responsible for the program content of the world's largest annual lighting conference. ...

Association News

What is Integrated STEM Education?

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

Core TruthsDiane J. Briars, NCTM PresidentA little more than four years ago I was sitting with a small group of mathematics educators in the Peachtree Ridge High School auditorium in Suwanee, Georgia, for the release of the Common Core State Standards. Governors, state and district education leaders, business leaders, teacher union leaders, and a number of classroom teachers all described their strong support for CCSS and how having common, rigorous, world-class college- and career-ready standards would benefit both their students and the nation. Read more. ...
Mathematics in the Real WorldMTMS BlogIn addition to teaching mathematics for its own sake, we should also teach mathematics so that students learn to value diversity, see mathematics in their lives and cultural backgrounds, and analyze and critique social issues and injustices. These learn-see-analyze purposes require connecting mathematics to real-world contexts, which is emphasized in the Common Core’s fourth Standard for Mathematical Practice. What does it look like to connect mathematics to real-world contexts? ...
2014 NCTM Election Candidates AnnouncedNCTM LogoThe slate of candidates for the 2014 NCTM election has been announced by the Nominations and Elections Committee.  The election will select the next NCTM president and four new Board of Directors members.  Their terms will begin in April 2015. Election voting begins in September 2014. ...

National Science Teachers Association (NTSA)

NSF Grant to Promote Scientific Research Activities in SchoolsStudents and teachers will have the chance to engage in their own hands-on scientific research, thanks to a new five-year, $7.3 million "citizen science" initiative, led by North Carolina State University, from the National Science Foundation. ...
NSTA’s Citizen Science Brings Biology to LifeThe editors of NSTA’s new book Citizen Science have a straightforward goal: to inspire you to engage your students through public collaboration in scientific research—also known as citizen science. ...
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