Seven educators were awarded for their innovative use of data-collection technology in the science classroom at NSTA 2013 National Convention in San Antonio. Each of them were recognized at the convention and received $5,500 for their submissions, which included water quality testing with remotely-operated vehicles, studying the effects of UV radiation on bacterial cell growth, and investigating photosynthesis and respiration rates of local agricultural crops.
Each year, Vernier sponsors the NABT Ecology/Environmental Science Teaching Award. This award is given to a secondary school teacher who has successfully developed and demonstrated an innovative approach in the teaching of ecology/environmental science and has carried his or her commitment to the environment into the community.
Vernier’s sponsorship of this award includes $1,000 toward travel to the NABT Professional Development Conference and $500 of Vernier equipment. The recipient also receives a recognition plaque to be presented at the conference and a one-year complimentary NABT membership.
Applications for the 2013 award will be available later this fall, and the deadline for submission is March 15, 2013. To sign up for notification of the application’s availability, go to www.vernier.com/grants/nabt.
To celebrate 30 years of serving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education, Beaverton, Oregon-based company Vernier is donating $10,000 worth of equipment to 30 schools across the country. Two of those schools are Blackfeet Community College (BCC), a tribal college in Browning, Montana and Menominee Indian High School in Keshena, Wisconsin.
Vernier would like to congratulate the 2010 award winners for their innovative ideas for the use of data-collection technology. These seven were judged by a panel of experts, appointed by NSTA, to be the best in their respective categories. The winners were formally recognized at the NSTA Awards Banquet in Philadelphia.
Win one of seven $3,000 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards by telling us your innovative use of data-collection technology in your science classroom. Each award will consist of $1,000 in cash for the teacher, $1,000 in Vernier Products, and up to $1,000 toward expenses to attend the 2008 NSTA National Convention.
Vernier would like to congratulate the 2009 award winners for their innovative ideas for the use of data-collection technology. These seven were judged by a panel of experts, appointed by NSTA, to be the best in their respective categories. The winners were formally recognized at the NSTA Awards Banquet in New Orleans.
Are you leveraging education funding grant opportunities? Knowing the grant writing process is essential for applying for both existing grants and new opportunities from the stimulus package, Atomic Learning and ISTE invite you to a free Grant Writing Tips and Tricks webinar to help your grant writing plans. Attend this webinar to learn grant writing tips to maximize available funding.
Date: Friday March 13, 2009
Time: 10:00 PST/12:00 CST/1:00 EST
In addition to grant tips, you’ll hear from Hilary Goldman, Director of Government Affairs at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).
State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) wrote an excellent white paper about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. The report examines the importance of STEM, and recommends what stakeholders and policymakers can do to support it.
We are pleased to announce the 2008 Vernier/NSTA Technology Award Winners. The winners are awarded for their innovative use of data-collection technology using a computer, graphing calculator, or other handheld in the science classroom.