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Global Connections and Exchange: Youth TechCamps

Global Connections and Exchange: Youth TechCamps (TechCamps) is a nine-month STEAM virtual exchange program, whose centerpiece is an in-person 8-day technology camp in Amman, Jordan.  This program connects high school students in the United States with their peers in Jordan to answer, How do we, as youth, use technology to create solutions for climate change issues affecting our local and global communities?

Global Connections and Exchange: Youth TechCamps is funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. This program is offered FREE of charge in exchange for full participation of student and educators in all program activities through September 2014.

For more information click here.

Free Webinars for National Distance Learning Week

National Distance Learning Week is November 11- 15, and to mark the week the United States Distance Learning Association is offering free webinars all week long.  They offer a great opportunity to learn more about distance learning and how others across the country are using it effectively.  To see the full schedule and learn more click here.

Free Online Mini-Courses for STEM Education!

HP has partnered with ISTE and the New Media Consortium (NMC) to offer free online mini-courses for innovative approaches to STEM education–the HP STEMx Catalyst Academy.  These are four-week mini-courses on topics such as Remote Labs, Maker Spaces, Sports Performance, Gaming, and App Design.   Most course are starting November 15, but registration is open now.

Tundra Connections

Through Discovery Education you can connect to live free broadcasts from the tundra during the annual polar bear migration in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.  Broadcasts are available on November 5 and 6.

Join us for this unique opportunity to learn about one of the most beautiful and powerful animals on Earth, the polar bear.  To learn more click here.

Create a Stronger Team in Your Office!

CSD’s Executive Professional Academy is hosting a special session on Wednesday, October 16 focused on helping administrative assistants create a stronger team with their boss.  The event will feature a superintendent and administrator panel that will discuss effective strategies for working better together.  Admins and their bosses are welcome to attend and take part in the conversation.  

The session will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the offices of Special School District.  The cost for non-EPA members is $25.  Click here for more information.