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

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…

Apply for the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing

The National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors 9th-12th grade students who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary for their computing-related achievements and interests, and encourages them to pursue their passions. Award recipients are selected based on their aptitude and aspirations in technology and computing, as demonstrated by their computing experience, computing-related activities, leadership experience, tenacity in the face of barriers to access, and plans for post-secondary education. Since 2007, nearly 14,000 students have received an Award for AiC.The NCWIT Award for AiC is sponsored by Apple, Bank of America, Microsoft, Motorola…

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. …

NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing

Congratulations to the Rhode Island recipients of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Affiliate Award for Aspirations in Computing – Amaya (Woonsocket Career  and Technical Center), Cassandra (North Kingstown HS), Emily (Scituate HS), Emma (Middletown HS), Josephine (Scituate HS), Kendra (Smithfield Senior HS), Leslie (Newport Area Career And Technical Center), Rochelle (Davies Jr. Career and Technical HS), Sree Poorvika (La Salle Academy), and Tatyana (Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center). The award honors young women in grades 9 through 12 who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. Award…