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High Altitude Balloon Challenge
Students from Profile, Berlin and Woodsville High School spent much of their Veteran's Day holiday preparing for the launch of high altitude weather balloons. They were among students and teachers who spent three days this summer on the project. Profile students are working on a separate launch as part of local STEAM course.
Learn more and check out the highlights of the high-altitude balloon launch project involving 12 high schools students and 6 educators.
Young Women in Engineering Conference
Teams from Berlin High School, Lisbon Regional, and Whitefield School were among the 120 young women who participated in a day-long event in Claremont, NH on October 7, 2015. Our thanks to our STEM Resource Partner participants who traveled with the teams, Lucie Kinney, Leslie Houghton, and Erv Connary.
Third Cohort of the NISL Executive Development Program Underway
Twenty-five participants are engaging in the 24-day program. This cohort is supported by local district funds, Title IIA redistribution funds, and a State Agencies for Higher Education grant.
North Country Middle School Film Festival
The 2015-2016 North Country Middle School Film Festival will take place on Saturday, March 19th, 2016 at the Rialto Theatre in Lancaster, NH.
Transforming STEM Education in North Country Classrooms
Educators throughout the North Country are benefiting from a $225,250 grant through the NH Department of Education's Math Science Partnership for a project called Transforming STEM Education in North Country Classrooms.
The partners in the project are NCES, White Mountain Science, Inc.(WMSI), and Plymouth State University. Educators from School Administrative Units 3, 7, 20, 23, 35, 36, 58, 68, 77 & 84 will be eligible to participate in professional development and activities aimed at transforming science, technology, engineering and mathematics instruction.
North Country Middle School Film Festival for Grades 5-8
Films are due by February break.
Seeking the Wolf Workshop
HB Experimental Forest based novel for upper elementary grades
December 8, 2015
Mathematics for K-6 Teachers
Saturday, December 5, 2015
SAT Coordinator Traning (tba)
Brain Injury & Concussion (via video conference)
Announcements from the NCES Twitter Feed
In case it didn't make it to your inbox, December issue of NCES News is https://t.co/5445mR5tPl. Exciting STEM highlights and much more.
Check out Comcast's Leaders & Achievers Scholarship program for high schoolers who are making a difference. https://t.co/K7c7nU8tQS
Nominations for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching are open https://t.co/xJzCVasTd3
NCES November newsletter out today https://t.co/XeAij0rSRq
Bill from WMSI giving an intro to the sensors in LEGO EV3 kits. https://t.co/mrrCZF3OHA
Educators from NCES member schools have access to over 50 professional development eBooks from ASCD. Contact NCES for the password.
Employment Opportunities at NCES