Tag Archives: Philadelphia

Recycling in the STEM Classroom

Our oldest son will be a senior in high school next year. (Deep breath.) All Delaware public high school students must perform 60 hours of documented volunteer work for a non-profit group as a requirement for graduation. With a little … Continue reading

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Latest from NSTA's online outposts

What’s New for May 17 on NSTA’s various online outposts Many of you are wanting to download the resources from the conference in Philadelphia. Here’s how. Highlights of stimulating conversations taking place right now on our listservs: Chemistry—STD simulations, designing … Continue reading

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So how was the conference?

Read what your colleagues had to say. Continue reading

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STEM ed … with whiz

Governor Edward G. Rendell of Pennsylvania addressed the “Science Matters” Town Hall Meeting in Philadelphia on Friday, March 19. In addition to describing the success of Pennsylvania’s STEM education programs and reeling off some facts and figures (e.g., Pennsylvania is … Continue reading

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Thanks to the children who attended the conference

Thanks go to all the children who made it possible for their parents to attend the NSTA national conference by coming along with them! In addition to being a reminder of why we were there, these children often added to … Continue reading

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More teacher talk

I didn’t get a chance to post on Saturday all the conversations with educators in Philadelphia, so I’m catching up a bit now. “I had my 37th first day of school in August,” says Pamela O’Halloran, a middle school science … Continue reading

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Looking forward

I’m at the 30th Street Station (with free wireless), waiting for the train to go home. Philadelphia is a great place for a conference, and I enjoyed reconnecting with people and making new friends and colleagues. I have a list … Continue reading

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Sunday morning

Sunday morning is a tough time for a presenter. Early departures, church services, brunch dates, last minute sightseeing/souvenir gathering, or too much Saturday evening make it difficult for some to attend sessions at this time. But those die-hards who made … Continue reading

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A Philly farewell

Goodbye, Philly, and thanks for the memories! Continue reading

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Spend a little, gain a lot

I revisited a popular session held last year in New Orleans to see who showed up this year. Continue reading

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