Liberty Science Center (LSC) Online Activities

Welcome to LSC in the House, the place where home scientists can conduct experiments, explore the world of LSC’s animals, find amazing movies to watch, and get inspired about science and technology without ever leaving the living room. Check out all the fun at the link, and be sure to come back often since experiences will be updated regularly.

NAMEPA Parent Survival Series

The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) wants to support parents during this challenging time by providing weekly activities for students K-12 that will enrich each child’s education and broaden interest in the marine environment. To support ocean literacy, they will supply: Simplified weekly lesson plans Activities that re-enforce ocean literacy learning Excitement the entire family can participate in Read more.

Online Resources – CSTA, NSTA, NCTM

Below are links to compiled resources from national teacher associations. Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) has compiled a list of resources to help teachers support their students during this time of remote learning.  Check back periodically for updates. National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) has compiled a list of resources to assist teachers with the challenge of online learning.   External resources in this collection have been shared by educators, but have not been reviewed by NSTA.  Additional resources from NSTA are also included to provide on-going professional learning experiences.  Resources will continually be added. NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)…

Tech For Learners

In response to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the education ecosystem has come together – EdTech companies, non-profit organizations, and others – to ensure all stakeholders have access to the tools necessary to facilitate or expand online learning. This web-enabled resource provides a searchable database for tools to support those involved in education and the workforce, at all levels, and from all communities as they scale up capabilities for online learning and continue teaching, learning, and working from home. Online learning products, resources, services

iRobot Education Online Resources

IRobert Education ‘s goal is to provide a variety of virtual and offline coding projects in addition to other STEM-based learning activities to help keep children occupied and their minds active during their time at home. Some may require additional materials or screen time, while others will encourage the use of items around the house. Links to multiple activity packets, scaffolded for different ages can be found here. No technology is required for these activities.

Free Tour of NBC Learn’s NGSS Searchable Database

For a free tour of NBC Learn’s NGSS, searchable database please register for a webinar:  NBC Learn Webinar: 6-12 Science; 3/18 at 3:30pm  Register Here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpcu-prz0i9JB0Rv23xrQL5OmjMSi_bg   NBC Learn Webinar: Elementary Science; 3/18 at 4pm  Register Here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/vp0vfu-trD0pvZstimriy11j0lJ-KQGfdQ

2020 STEAM Educator Award

The Rhode Island STEAM Center @ Rhode Island College, in collaboration with the Office of Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Education will recognize an outstanding educator with the 2020 Rhode Island STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts + Design, Mathematics) Educator Award for contributions to STEAM education in the classroom, district, state, or community.  Applicant must be a full-time, licensed K-12 teacher at a public school in Rhode Island who has at least 3 years of experience teaching (the 2019-2020 school year may count as one of those years).  A team of two teachers may apply if…

2019 Computer Science Education Leader Award

Bryan Lucas, computer science/literacy teacher at Chariho Middle School has been named the 2019 CS4RI/CSTA-RI Computer Science Education Leader.  The award recognizes an educator who demonstrates a strong commitment to computer science education in their schools, districts, and communities.  Mr. Lucas was selected through a competitive process that was open to all full-time, licensed K-12 teachers in Rhode Island who have at least 3 years of experience teaching and 1 year of computer science teaching. Mr. Lucas has been with the Chariho Regional School District since 2006 after a long and distinguished career with the United States Navy.  His local…

2019 Rhode Island Computer Science (CS) Education Leader Award

Computer Science for Rhode Island (CS4RI) in collaboration with the Rhode Island Department of Education and the Computer Science Teachers Association-Rhode Island Affiliate (CSTA-RI) will recognize an outstanding educator with the 2019 CS4RI/CSTA-RI  Rhode Island Computer Science (CS) Education Leader Award for contributions to CS education in the classroom, district, state, or community.  Applicant must be a full-time, licensed K-12 teacher at a public school in Rhode Island who has at least 3 years of experience teaching and 1 year of computer science teaching.   A cash award of $1,000 will be awarded to the recipient for use in the classroom. …

Rhode Island STEAM Education Leader Award

The Rhode Island STEAM Center @ Rhode Island College, in collaboration with the Office of Governor Gina Raimondo, the Rhode Island Department of Education, and Vertikal6, will recognize an outstanding educator with the 2019 Rhode Island STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts + design, Mathematics) Education Leader Award for contributions to STEAM education in the classroom, district, state, or community.  Applicant must be a full-time, licensed K-12 teacher at a public school in Rhode Island who has at least 3 years of experience teaching (the 2018-2019 school year may count as one of those years).  A team of two teachers may…