This initiative targets female high school graduating seniors (2018), who have confirmed to enroll within one of the STEM disciplines. The program deadline is June 1, 2018. The program link https://scholarships.uncf.org/ToProgram/GalacticUnite. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
We believe that diversity is important in all areas of the media industry and offer Fellowships that prepare students for careers in the Business of Media, Content of Media, and Innovation of Media. Whether you’re interested in being a producer, a journalist, a web developer, an engineer, a business executive, a PR agent, or in any other career in the media or tech industry, the Emma Bowen Fellowship is here to help you get your start.
If selected as an EBF Fellow, you will have the opportunity to develop valuable skills and network with industry professionals each summer during college. Not only will you earn a salary, but you will have the opportunity to obtain scholarship funds to help with college expenses.
Why EBF? Because our program makes a difference. 89% of EBF Fellows say that the Emma Bowen Foundation changed the course of their life. 95% credit the Foundation for improving their career prospects.
Edtech company Workbench Education today announced the launch of a multi-device application programming hub, which will enable students and teachers to code multiple Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) products within a single browser-based Blockly canvas. The programming interface works with drones, blocks and robots from Workbench partners Parrot Education, SAM Labs, and Sphero.
This is a great article! We as educators should reflect on how we can change our girls narrative. Often times girls are not inspired because the lack of resources and mentors that are available to them. As educators, It is our responsibility to Inspire, bring opportunities to them, and encourage.
Read more on way you can inspire HERE
Register to become a judge! you can actually be a judge online – you do not need to attend a live event.
judge registration link
For educators and students who want to get involved in citizen science, the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program is available, with teaching activities and resources on soil, air, oceans, weather, and other topics. The Mosquito Habitat Mapper page, for instance, provides materials on mosquito prevention and control, such as a guide to retrieving precipitation data, an educational activity, and lists of resources to learn more about properly identifying and eliminating potential mosquito breeding sites. The GLOBE Observer invites educators and students to make environmental observations that complement NASA satellite observations to help scientists studying Earth and the global environment. Educators may download the GLOBE Observer app..Visit https://observer.globe.gov/ for more information.
The Summer Institute is an annual professional development conference which focuses on classroom-ready, STEM-based educational materials. Workshops feature integrated educational modules and activities for all grade levels developed by some of the nation’s leading research institutions (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard, Texas A&M, University of Texas Austin, National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Tufts University). Participants will receive training from experts, researchers, and master teachers; resources and materials; breakfast and lunch daily, and CPE credits for each workshop. There is no cost for the Institute. The SI will take place July 23-26, 2018 at the Inn of the Hills Hotel and Conference Center in Kerrville, TX. For more information about workshop descriptions, schedule, and online registration: educators may visit www.k12summerinstitute.org . The FAQ section on the website provides additional information.
The afterschool environment is the perfect setting for offering math enrichment experiences. The AfterSchool Guide for Math Games offers games and activities that not only engage students in a broad range of math skill development, but also encourages physical activity, teamwork and cooperation.
Download at https://naaweb.org/my-resources/program-resources. (Note: I think you have to be a member to access. Membership is free. Lots of great resources.)
HISD’s Young Women’s College Prep Academy is hosting Houston’s first Technovation Live Pitch on May 4th, and we need your help! Teams of middle and high school girls from across the world have gathered to create mobile apps that solve real problems in their communities. These are live, working apps that serve a real purpose! Many have partnered with area nonprofits to increase the efficacy of their tools. As the season comes to a close, the Houston area teams will be presenting their apps in hopes of continuing on to Technovation’s finalist round. YWCPA is in need of judges and other volunteers to help run the event. Please send these links to anyone that might be interested!
Judging Registration Link
AZENO@houstonisd.org – Regional Ambassador
The Technovation Challenge is the worlds largest technology entrepreneurship challenge for girls. Teams of girls create a mobile app and a business case to solve a problem in their local community. You can learn more at www.technovationchallenge.org
2018 Houston Regional Pitch Event
The Houston Regional Pitch event is an opportunity for all of the registered TX-area teams to showcase their app ideas to the community. In addition, teams will pitch their app to a panel of judges for a chance to win prizes and advance to the next round of the competition - the World Pitch finals in San Francisco.
Agenda (subject to change)
8:30 AM Registration / Check-In
9:00 AM Team Demo / Exposition Session · Table Set-Up, Judge Sharing, Demos ● Networking time ● Reception time
10:00 AM Transition Time
10:15 AM Technovation Overview / Welcome / Inspirational Message from Host
10:30 AM Team Introductions and Live Pitches ● by division, 4 minutes per team, with 2-3 minutes for Judge questions in between, plus transition time between teams = approx 10 min per team
12:30 PM Lunch/Judge Deliberation Period ● Team Photos and Connecting with Community Members ● Survey/Feedback Forms
1:00 PM Awards Announcement
1:30 PM Thank You / Closing Remarks
My name is Kimberly Lane Clark and I am a Blended Learning Specialist in Texas.