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Workshops at Member Schools


University of South Florida College of Marine Science
NOAA Ocean Exploration and Research

USF College of Marine Science Education and Outreach Programs invites educators to join NOAA OER staff to learn more about the importance of ocean exploration, current exploration technologies, and recent deep-sea discoveries. This full day Professional Development workshop will introduce standards-based, hands-on activities and other resources that guide classroom teaching and learning. Ocean health, unique underwater habitats, underwater mapping and remotely-operated vehicles are just a few of the topics to be addressed.

Please share this information with your science teachers.

Date: September 30, 2017
Time: 8:00AM-4:00PM
Location: USF College of Marine Science
Education and Outreach Programs
140 7th Ave. South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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Registration and Information

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Day School is hosting ShiftinEdu, a summit for forward thinkers, on November 9 and 10, 2017 in Miami. We gather thought leaders and educators from all over the world and empower them to be influencers in their own communities. The focus of the summit is to drive innovation in education through leveraging new methodologies and technologies in learning. Keynote speakers include Dr. Robert Brooks, Kristin Ziemke, Dr. Kaleb Rashad, Linda Liuska, and Cathy Hunt.

Date: November 9-10, 2017
Location: St. Stephen’s Episcopal Day School, Miami, FL
Early Bird Deadline: May 31
Early Bird Price: $395
Regular Deadline: July 31
Regular Registration Price: $445

Visit www.shiftinedu.com for more information.

Florida Connected: Global Education Conference

At this conference, participants will:

  • Exchange innovative ideas on infusing global content in your classroom
  • Share opportunities to connect and network with other globally minded educators
  • Increase your knowledge of global opportunities to serve worldwide

Workshops during the conference will cover:

  • Creating positive, long-term impacts in international communities
  • Creating partnerships that have sustainable impacts
  • Extending the walls of the classroom through service learning
  • Engaging students through globally-minded activities
  • Using technology to engage students in global curriculum

Please consider submitting a session proposal on how you integrate global content in your courses or global activities at your school. Proposals can be submitted at this link: https://floridaconnected.wordpress.com/call-for-proposals/.

Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017
Location: Community School of Naples
Deadline for Proposals: August 30, 2017
Conference Co-Sponsors: University of Florida Center for Latin American and African Studies, Community School of Naples, Naples Council of World Affairs, Projects for Haiti

More details on the conference will be added to the conference website over the summer here: https://floridaconnected.wordpress.com/.

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