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“A Tech-Happy Professor Reboots After Hearing That His Teaching Advice Isn’t Working”
This article discusses how different teaching styles may or may not work with all faculty.
http://chronicle.com/article/A-Tech-Happy-Professor-Reboots/130741/?sid=&utm_source=&utm_medium=en

Achieve
Created in 1996 by the nation’s governors and corporate leaders, Achieve is an independent, bipartisan, non-profit education reform organization based in Washington, D.C. that helps states raise academic standards and graduation requirements, improve assessments and strengthen accountability.
http://achieve.org/

ASTE – Association for Science Teacher Education
The Association for Science Teacher Education is a non-profit professional organization composed of over 800 members from countries across the globe. The mission of the ASTE is to promote excellence in science teacher education world-wide through scholarship and innovation
http://theaste.org/

BreakThru
A project at GT, UGA, GPC, and area high schools to enhance mentoring for students with disabilities in STEM through virtual worlds.
http://www.georgiabreakthru.org/

CEISMC for K-12 Georgia Tech STEM education
The Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC) (pronounced like “seismic”) is a partnership uniting the Georgia Institute of Technology with educational groups, schools, corporations, and opinion leaders throughout the state of Georgia.
https://www.ceismc.gatech.edu/

CETL – Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning
Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning primarily served as a faculty development center, assisting faculty in their teaching skills through improved lecturing; and through administering the Institute Course/Instructor Opinion Survey (CIOS).
http://www.cetl.gatech.edu/

CATs – Classroom Assessment Techniques and other resources
Classroom Assessment Techniques and other resources within the FLAG are succinct, self-contained, self-instructional, web-based modules that introduce a broadly applicable technique for use in college or university STEM courses. Each CAT has been written by a college or university instructor who currently uses the technique, and has been reviewed by the FLAG Editorial Board for accuracy and consistency with current professional standards of assessment.
http://www.flaguide.org/cat/cat.php

Classroom Assessment Techniques and other resources
http://www.flaguide.org/cat/cat.php

Georgia Department of Education
http://www.georgiastandards.org

GPB S.T.E.M. Central
GPB S.T.E.M. Central is our headquarters for science, technology, engineering and mathematics multimedia learning materials. The goal of this hub is to support educators in igniting student interest in S.T.E.M. fields and to help students prepare for a 21st century workplace.
www.gpb.org/education/science-central

Georgia Performance Standards
The performance standards provide clear expectations for instruction, assessment, and student work. They define the level of work that demonstrates achievement of the standards, enabling a teacher to know “how good is good enough.” This site gives links to the standards as well as support materials such as FAQ’s and a glossary.
https://www.georgiastandards.org/Standards/Pages/BrowseStandards/BrowseGPS.aspx

Georgia State/Georgia Tech collaboration designed to support certified STEM teachers
This page gives a detailed description of the New Georgia State/Georgia Tech collaboration for a BS/MA in Teaching.
http://www.gsu.edu/43258.html

Georgia STEM Festivals
This page gives information on the First annual Georgia STEM Festivals including locations, registration, and exhibitors.
http://www.georgiastemfestival.org/

Georgia STEM Organizations
This site is dedicated to listing the STEM Georgia Organizations.
https://www.georgiastandards.org/resources/Pages/STEM-Georgia-Organizations.aspx

GSTA – Georgia Science Teachers Association
As an organization we are committed to support excellent science teaching for the students of the state of Georgia. A major function of the organization is to host an annual conference each February, offered to all people involved with science education in the state. In addition, we also support science education professionals through our eObservation newsletter, professional development opportunities, teacher and student awards, a voice at the legislature, and this web site.
http://www.georgiascienceteacher.org/

“How to Get the Most Out of Studying” – Video series
The 5 videos at the link below were recommended in an article in the Chronicle today. You may want to take a look at them and share the videos with your students.
http://www.samford.edu/how-to-study/

IBP – Institute for Broadening Participation
Building Partnerships to Support Diversity in STEM at Georgia Perimeter College – Gives links STEM Programs, Research Opportunities, Contacts, Photos, News and other events from Georgia Perimeter College.
http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/institution.asp?sort=Institution&subsort=GeorgiaPerimeter

IAGD – International Advisory for Geosciences Diversity
An effort to improve disability access and inclusion in the geosciences
http://www.theiagd.org/

Khan Academy
The Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We’re a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere. With a library of over 3,000 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 315 practice exercises, [The Khan Academy] is on mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.
http://www.khanacademy.org/

Math and Science Learning Center, Columbus State University
The Math and Science Learning Center is a community resource dedicated to enhancing the learning of math and science through curriculum development and best-practices training for college faculty as well as in-service and pre-service K-12 teachers. The center also provides student tutoring and tutor training
http://mslc.columbusstate.edu/

Mathematics & Science Education (Mentoring) – Pedagogy in Action, “What are Learning Assistants?”

This page gives a definition of Learning Assistants as well as resources on the Learning Assistant program at the University of Colorado.
http://serc.carleton.edu/sp/library/learning_assistants/what.html

NSF – National Science Foundation
NSF is the only federal agency whose mission includes support for all fields of fundamental science and engineering, except for medical sciences. We are tasked with keeping the United States at the leading edge of discovery in areas from astronomy to geology to zoology.
http://www.nsf.gov/

NSTA – National Science Teachers Association
Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the National Science Teachers Association is a member-driven organization, 60,000-strong. The NSTA publishes books and journals for science teachers from kindergarten through college. Each year, the NSTA holds four conferences on science education: three regional events in the fall and a national gathering in the spring.
http://www.nsta.org/

PhET – Interactive Science Simulations
Fun, interactive, research-based simulations of physical phenomena from the PhET project at the University of Colorado
http://phet.colorado.edu/

SciTrain – a project to improve the accessibility of K-12 science and mathematics instruction
Learn how to make your science, math and computer science classrooms more effective for students with disabilities and ADHD. SciTrain online courses are free — take them at your own pace and learn about classroom accommodations, adapted tests and laboratories, assistive technology, laws and policies and much, much more.
http://www.catea.gatech.edu/scitrain/

SciTrain U, a project to improve the accessibility of postsecondary STEM instruction

SciTrain U is an informational site geared toward university level instructors in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Tools and techniques are tailored for the types of students you teach.
http://www.catea.gatech.edu/scitrainU/

SERC – Science Education Research Center at Carleton College
The Science Education Resource Center (SERC), an office of Carleton College, works to improve education through projects that support educators. The office has special expertise in effective pedagogies, geoscience education, community organization, workshop leadership, digital libraries, website development and program and website evaluation.
http://serc.carleton.edu/index.html

SSMA – School Science and Mathematics Association
The School Science and Mathematics Association is an inclusive professional community of researchers and teachers who promote research, scholarship, and practice that improves school science and mathematics and advances the integration of science and mathematics.
http://www.ssma.org/

Triangle Coalition for science and technology education
Since 1985, the Triangle Coalition has advocated for the improvement of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in the United States. Headquartered in the DC metro area, the Triangle Coalition is comprised of member organizations that represent business, education, and STEM societies nationwide.
http://www.trianglecoalition.org/

University of Georgia Office of STEM Education
http://ose.uga.edu/

USG STEM Initiative
This site gives information on the University System of Georgia’s STEM Initiative.
http://www.usg.edu/educational_access/stem

UTeach Columbus
UTeach Columbus is an innovative program involving mathematics, science and education faculty at Columbus State University and teaching experts in local schools.
http://uteach.columbusstate.edu/

White House-Educate to Innovate
President Obama has launched an “Educate to Innovate” campaign to improve the participation and performance of America’s students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This campaign will include efforts not only from the Federal Government but also from leading companies, foundations, non-profits, and science and engineering societies to work with young people across America to excel in science and math.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/issues/education/educate-innovate

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