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NGSS Rollout for the Central Valley at Fresno Pacific University

October 15, 2015 at 7:30am to October 16, 2015 at 4:30pm
Two day symposium on the NGSS for CaliforniaJoin science leaders at the second in a series of statewide professional learning symposia exploring the philosophy, design, awareness of and transition to the NGSS.Registration deadline - October 1, 2015Cost: $250 per personAudience:K-12 TeachersCurriculum LeadersAdministratorsDistrict teams encouraged - Administrator and three teacher-leader…See More
Sep 10, 2015
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National Geographic Emerging Explorer Shah Selbe - New Technologies for Conservation Challenges at SAM Academy and Fresno State

September 24, 2015 from 4pm to 8pm
National Geographic Emerging Explorer, Shah Selbe Speaks On Role of Engineering and Technology in Wildlife ConservationThursday September 24Whale skeleton exhibit - 3:00 - 6:30 pmSTEM Seminar - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pmSocial Mixer w/Shah 5:30 - 7:00 pm(request invitation to mixer by emailing Jerry)Hosted by National Geographic, Fresno State, and the Central Valley Science ProjectLimited seating for seminar. Register early to secure your seat.Registration - No Cost - Must RSVP - email…See More
Sep 10, 2015
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The Force of Science Awakens! School Leaders Doing Science in the Classroom with NGSS at Kremen School of Education and Human Development

July 13, 2015 to July 14, 2015
The Fresno State Kremen School, in conjunction with CalState Teach, is hosting an NGSS event on July 13 and 14, 2015.  In this workshop, educational leaders will participate in relevant learning experiences that provide an example of a 21st century classroom: learner-centered, inquiry-oriented, and project-based, with content connected to the real world, technology intentionally infused into instruction, and spaces for learning considered with flexibility.  Participants will develop awareness…See More
Jun 21, 2015
Frederick Nelson commented on Jerry D. Valadez's event Leadership In STEM Education - Session 1
"What happened to the skeleton in Jerry's picture?"
Jan 15, 2015
Frederick Nelson is attending Jerry D. Valadez's event

Leadership In STEM Education - Session 1 at SAM Academy

January 17, 2015 from 9am to 12pm
STEM Learning In Action - Be a certified STEM Leader for the Central ValleyBecome an NGSS expertTeacher leader certification in STEM educationKey resources for your classroom or programSession 1: Strategies for implementing NGSS. Learn how to engage students and stimulate interest in STEM with science and engineering practices in and out of the classroom. Learn how to design an interactive workshop in your classroom or after school program.Build simple to complex projects from recycled…See More
Jan 15, 2015
Frederick Nelson liked Jerry D. Valadez's event 2ND ANNUAL CALIFORNIA STEM SYMPOSIUM
Jul 30, 2014
Frederick Nelson liked Jerry D. Valadez's event Central Valley Floodplain Ecology Institute for Educators
Jul 30, 2014
Frederick Nelson is attending Jerry D. Valadez's event


September 22, 2014 to September 23, 2014
The Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation, in cooperation with State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and the Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, is proud to bring you the 2nd Annual California STEM Symposium on September 22 and 23, 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center.This Symposium will bring together 3000 teachers, administrators, students, higher education representatives, program providers, philanthropic representatives and industry representatives to…See More
Jul 28, 2014
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Content Literacy In Science K-12 Professional Learning Module - Webinar at Online

February 21, 2014 from 3:30pm to 5pm
The K-12 Alliance/WestEd in association with the California Science Project at UC Riverside will present a detailed outline of how teachers can use the module and how education leaders can facilitate a session or series of sessions using the Content Literacy in Science K-12 Professional Learning Module.  The Webinar will include an overview of the module, overview of the instructional guide for facilitators, and materials available for use. No pre-registration is required.URL:…See More
Feb 19, 2014
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Project Learning Tree Workshop at Oakhurst

August 15, 2013 at 9am to August 19, 2013 at 3pm
The University of California Cooperative Extension invites you to a free Project Learning Tree workshop.What is Project Learning Tree (PLT)? PLT is an award-winning environmental education program designed for educators working with youth of all ages. At the workshop you will learn to lead fun and engaging activities. and you will take home a workbook of 100+ ready-made easy to lead lessons plans that meet CA curriculum standards with activities that require few materials and minimal prep…See More
Sep 29, 2013
Frederick Nelson is attending Jerry D. Valadez's event

GRAND OPENING - Sanger SAM Academy & Community Science Workshop at Sanger

September 23, 2013 to October 19, 2013
30 foot gray whale exhibit - limited engagement through October 12. 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday - Friday10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. SaturdayFREEScience, Engineering, Art & Music fun for the entire family!Come see and touch the 30' gray whale skeleton.Hands-on science in the Community Science Workshop.Interact with fun science and engineering exhibits.Community Art & Music Studio programs. Sign up for group or individual music lessons (fee) See More
Sep 29, 2013
Frederick Nelson is attending Jerry D. Valadez's event

California STEM Symposium 2013 at Sacramento Convention Center

November 18, 2013 to November 19, 2013
Registration Open - Go to: http://www.stemcalifornia.org/pages/Californians_Dedicated_To_EducCurriculum and Instruction:Model Programs Share Their Stories and Strategies:STEM SchoolsSTEM ProgramsSTEM Out-of-School Time ProgramsSTEM for all GradesSTEM OrganizationsStudents and Teachers demonstrate STEM projects and productsProfessional Learning: Education…See More
Sep 29, 2013
Frederick Nelson is attending Jerry D. Valadez's event

CSTA Annual Conference On Science Education at Palm Springs, CA

October 25, 2013 to October 27, 2013
Save the Date!More information will be posted in the coming weeks. In the meantime, mark your calendars for October 25-27, 2013!Exhihit Hall sales open! Click here to reserve your booth now!Make your hotel reservations early!See More
Sep 29, 2013
Frederick Nelson is attending Jerry D. Valadez's event

STEM Learning In Action: Successful Practices for Inclusive K-16 STEM Education In California Schools at Radisson Hotel & Conference Center

May 10, 2013 from 8am to 5pm
The STEM Learning In Action Conference will showcase successful K-16 STEM education practices featuring exemplary STEM classroom teachers, STEM-focused school models, out-of-school STEM resources, and promising practices for undergraduate STEM preparation. Special attention will be given to how these practices support instruction using Common Core State Standards, the K-12 Science Framework, and Next Generation Science Standards. This transformative experience will weave together theory and…See More
Apr 8, 2013
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Central Valley STEM - K-16 Education Network

The CVSP is offering a STEM Teacher Leadership Course that will prepare teachers to effectively implement NGSS and STEM in their classrooms and schools. Ideal for STEM coaches, coordinators, directors, and administrators interested in learning key implementation strategies for the classroom, school, or district.Summer PD events are included in program.See More
Feb 4, 2013
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"Thanks for sharing it!"
Jan 26, 2013

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California State University, Fresno
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Assistant Professor
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Science Methods

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At 1:17pm on January 26, 2013, Beth Weinman said…

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