Healthy STEM 5K Run

Healthy STEM 5K Flyer

This 5K event is designed for students, parents, and educators to come and engage in Healthy STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) experiences with the community. Participants will receive one of several prizes which may include: Healthy STEM shoe laces, Healthy STEM jump rope, Healthy STEM t-shirt or water bottle. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: April 13, 2015

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In today’s ENR: State Board of Education releases the draft middle school science standards for public review. Standard takes another look at USOR. The NCLB rewrite goes for markup tomorrow. Students join Gov. Herbert in ceremonial education bill signing. DaVinci partners with YMCA for STEM after school. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 13. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: April 6, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Utah is looking for more STEM students in the pipeline. SITLA holds an Instagram contest. Congratulations to Bear River Charter School’s Gauri Garg, who won the state Geography Bee title. The Senate may be getting closer to an ESEA rewrite. Judge for a Day program offers courtroom lessons to students. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 6. . . . → Read More

 

Science Community Opportunities

Sarah Young, Science Specialist at the Utah State Office of Education

Check out the experiences below to become more engaged in the science community around us: 2015 Science Endorsement Courses are open for Registration with USTA and UEN KUER VideoWest Documentary video on Trees with University of Utah’s Nalini Nadkarni The Math of Project Learning Tree – A Workshop for PreK-6 educators with Utah Society for Environmental Education Outreach Survey for K-12 Teachers for University of Utah Department of Physics and Astronomy Join the STEM Action Center Newsletter Email List KUED Teacher Innovation Awards – Nominations now open! . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: Dec. 8, 2014

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In today’s ENR: Utah is leasing some of its year-end test questions to Florida, Tennessee and Arizona. D-News looks at STEM education and STEM employment. Trib takes a look at online threats, including those directed at schools. Utah State Office of Rehabilitation is facing some financial issues. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 8. . . . → Read More

 

ACT STEM Study

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ACT today released its annual report on The Condition of STEM. Nationally, the focus of the report is centered on high school graduates who plan to teach STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) subjects. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: Nov. 19, 2014

State Board of Education member Terryl Warner being sworn in by David Crandall, Board Chairman, during the March 2014 meeting.

In today’s ENR: Growth is slowing in Utah schools. Congratulations to Utah State Board of Education Member Terryl Warner who, upon canvasing completed Tuesday, was re-elected to the Board earlier this month. U College of Science encourages more students to become science majors. ACT hopes they succeed, at least according to their latest report on the Condition of STEM. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 19. . . . → Read More

 

State Board August Agenda

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The Utah State Board of Education will hold a work/study session on Thursday, August 7 at the Utah State Office of Education, 250 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City. The complete agenda along with more information about agenda items can be found here. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: July 11, 2014

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There is follow-up on another potential split in the Jordan School District. U.S. Senate approves a land swap in Utah. AFT is weighing in on Common Core. Getting a STEM degree is one thing; working in a STEM field is another, Census study reveals. And did a court ruling spoil Utah’s chance for catching Arizona in per-pupil funding? All that and more in today’s news roundup. . . . → Read More