Olympic ESD STEM Hotspot
We are the STEM Hotspot at OESD114, connecting teachers to content knowledge, STEM professionals, classroom best practices, and standards from math, science, CTE, ELA, and computer science.
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STEM Office Hours
Individual STEM support is available by appointment! Get one-on-one help on any STEM activity, lesson, or unit.
By Appointment; Email Kim at email@example.com to schedule.
Learning Management System Trainings
Need to learn more about Canvas, Google Classrooms, Schoology, SeeSaw, or Microsoft Teams? The Washington Association of ESDs is offering FREE training in all of these! Click here to learn more and to register!
Tinkering and Engineering
for K-8 Learning
This professional development experience will center around the book "The Art of Tinkering" by Karen Wilkinson and Mike Petrich. We will use this book and other resources to engage in tinkering projects and explore ideas for at-home or classroom tinkering and engineering projects!
Five two-hour Zoom sessions
20 STEM Clock Hours
$15 registration fee
New cohorts begin in October. Stay tuned for fall dates!
NESSP 2-Day Teacher Workshop
Prepare for the
2020-21 Student ROADS on Asteroids Challenge
August 24 and 25
The nationwide NASA / NESSP student challenge this year focuses on a mission to asteroids.
Register by August 10th to receive the materials and equipment you will need for the student challenge and for this training!
Level 1, Level 2, and 3
Come learn how to use storybooks, chapter books, novels, and excerpts to launch authentic engineering designs. Suitable for PreK-12.
Level 1 is a prerequisite for Level 2.
New Dates Forthcoming!
Authentic, Student-Centered Engineering in K-12 Classrooms
Can your students identify problems, decide if those problems could be solved with engineering, define criteria for success and constraints, and make robust claims from evidence throughout the engineering design process? YES!New Dates Forthcoming!
K-5 Eureka Science Stories
How can reading story books about the extraordinary lives of diverse scientists, engineers, and inventors inspire your students and enhance your science and STEM teaching? Come find out! This workshop is great for elementary librarians, science or STEM specialists, and classroom teachers.
Arguing from Evidence Across the K-12 Curriculum
This workshop will focus on strategies and structures for developing students in this vital practice. Grade-level appropriate examples for K-12, templates, and discussion techniques will be explored. The day will include time for teachers to plan ways to incorporate this practice into their own classrooms.
New Dates Forthcoming!
OESD 114 STEM Vision
STEM is a change in mindset that supports the integration of the standards and associated instructional shifts in math, science, engineering, technology and English Language Arts in service of a classroom experience that supports discovery, problem solving, and communication to provide equity and access to college and career readiness.
Unless noted, all events are held at the OESD 114 office in Bremerton, 105 National Avenue North.
Please pre-register for all events so that we can plan for supplies and food.