• 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. 

     

     

    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!

    https://www.waesd.org/distance-learning-pd/

     


     

     

    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 remoaet learning or classroom tinkering and engineering projects!

    Five two-hour Zoom sessions
    20 STEM Clock Hours
    $50 registration fee

    Cohort 4
    TUESDAYS, 4 - 6 PM
    Oct 20, Oct 27, Nov 10, Nov17, Nov 24


     

    NASA / NESSP
    2020-21 Student ROADS on Asteroids Challenge

    The nationwide NASA / NESSP student challenge this year focuses on a mission to asteroids. The challenge launches in October.  

    Material support and technical assistance is available, as well as a middle school / high school companion course.

    Visit https://nwessp.org/asteroids/ for more information on the challenge or click here to access the companion course.

     "Growing Elementary Science" for Grade 3-5 Teachers

    Are you looking for science ideas that will work in remote learning environments, are aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, and include integration with Math and English Language Arts?  

    Get remote-classroom-ready resources and earn an implementation stipend.

    Click to learn more, and to register!

    Zoom Sessions (attendance at both sessions is required!) 
    Tuesday October 13, 4 - 6 PM
    Wednesday October 21, 4 - 5 PM
    (NOTE, this is for Grades 3-5 Teachers)  

     

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    "Growing Elementary Science" for Grade K-2 Teachers

    Are you looking for science ideas that will work in remote learning environments, are aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, and include integration with Math and English Language Arts?  

    Get remote-classroom-ready resources and earn an implementation stipend.

    Click to learn more, and to register!

    Zoom Sessions (attendance at both sessions is required!)
    Wednesday, November 4, 4 -6 PM
    Thursday, November 12, 4 - 5 PM
    (NOTE, this is for Grades K-2 Teachers)

    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. 

     

    New Dates Forthcoming! 

    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! 

     

    Novel Engineering 
    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!

     

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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.