• 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.

    Click the blue links for each event to register.

    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 kweaver@oesd114.org to schedule. 

    NASA: Earth Series for Secondary Teachers

    In this series for secondary (Grades 6-12) science/CTE teachers, we will take an integrated approach to the sciences (Life/Earth/Physical) and include connections to math and engineering. Classroom-ready activities aligned to NGSS 3-D learning will be included in each session.  

    Bremerton Dates       Port Angeles Dates
    Mon, Sept 16                              
    Mon, Oct 7           Tues, Oct 8
    Mon, Nov 18           Tues, Nov 19
    Wed, Dec 11           Tues, Dec 10
    Wed, Jan 15           Tues, Jan 14

    Each session is 4:30 – 7:30 PM. 
    3 STEM clock hours per session.
    Event is free and dinner is provided.
    $100 implementation honoraria available.

     

    Novel Engineering 
    Level 1 (Morning)
    and
    Level 2 (Afternoon) 

    Have you heard the buzz about Novel Engineering, but haven't made it to Level 1 OR Level 2 yet?  Here is your chance to get one or both on the same day!  Come learn how to use storybooks, chapter books, novels, and excerpts to launch authentic engineering designs.  Suitable for PreK-12.

    Level 1: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM.  Experience a full project from a student perspective
    Level 2: 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM.  Learn more about the role of the teacher in facilitating successful projects

    Light breakfast and snacks provided.
    If you register for both sessions, Lunch is also provided. 
    COST: $10 Per Session
    Register separately to attend both sessions.

     

     

    K-8 Edison Robotics

    In this workshop, you will learn how to use the Edison robots to teach your students about technology, engineering, and computer programming. Participants will be eligible to borrow a classroom set of Edison robots (15 robots, batteries, lesson plans) for 3 weeks.  COST: $20 per session

    Introductory Workshops
     

    "Next Level" Edison Robotics

     New dates coming in January/February

     

    Free Space

     

    2019 Early Childhood Conference

    For Early Learning Providers, Educators, and Community

    Although this isn’t a STEM-only event, there will be STEM-related sessions for Pre-K to 2, as well as many other topics to choose from.  The same sessions will be offered each day.

    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Attend EITHER
    Friday, November 15
    OR
    Saturday, November 16

    5.5 Clock Hours; Snack and Lunch Provided.  COST:  $50

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    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.