Select Page

Success Stories

Defining Problems and Engineering Solutions

Defining Problems and Engineering Solutions

On February 22, educators gathered at Brownsville Elementary School for another great NGSS workshop. Along with two facilitators, the group explored the schoolyard and considered how students might work to address problems right there in their local community spaces...

read more
Assets and Resources and Maps, OH MY!

Assets and Resources and Maps, OH MY!

On February 8, educators gathered at the Tacoma Professional Development Center to learn about Community Asset Mapping and how it can be used to connect both teachers and students to place. By using online mapping tools and naturalist observation skills, participants...

read more
Telling the Story of Science

Telling the Story of Science

On February 1, educators gathered at Poulsbo Elementary School on the Kitsap Peninsula. Over the course of the day, groups brainstormed various ways to lead students on a journey through the scientific phenomena in their schoolyards. The workshop began with some free...

read more
The Engineering Mind

The Engineering Mind

On January 18, educators gathered at the Tacoma Professional Development Center to integrate an understanding of NGSS Engineering Practices into their work with students. Focusing on a puddle at the site, facilitators led the group through an Engineering Design...

read more
Phenomenal Science!

Phenomenal Science!

On Saturday, January 11, educators gathered at the Tacoma Professional Development Center to dig into NGSS and apply the Science and Engineering Practices to their local environments. After investigating the "schoolyard" for events and processes that might pique...

read more
Rural Communities, Regional Challenges

Rural Communities, Regional Challenges

Ask any teacher from a rural school district if they feel they have adequate opportunities for quality professional development in their community and most will tell you they do not. They will likely follow that up with a request, not for themselves, but for their...

read more

Filter by Category

Sort by Month

Upcoming Classes

Oct
12
Mon
2020
4:00 pm Solutions Oriented Learning Stor...
Solutions Oriented Learning Stor...
Oct 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join Pacific Education Institute (PEI) and our ClimeTime partners online to take a deep dive into coastal hazards in Washington. Participants will learn about the Solutions Oriented Learning Storyline format, which includes: local anchoring phenomena,[...]
Oct
13
Tue
2020
4:00 pm Solutions Oriented Learning Stor...
Solutions Oriented Learning Stor...
Oct 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join Pacific Education Institute (PEI) and our ClimeTime partners online to take a deep dive into coastal hazards in Washington. Participants will learn about the Solutions Oriented Learning Storyline format, which includes: local anchoring phenomena,[...]
Oct
15
Thu
2020
4:00 pm Solutions Oriented Learning Stor...
Solutions Oriented Learning Stor...
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join Pacific Education Institute (PEI) and our ClimeTime partners online to take a deep dive into coastal hazards in Washington. Participants will learn about the Solutions Oriented Learning Storyline format, which includes: local anchoring phenomena,[...]
4:00 pm STEM Seminar: Climate Change and...
STEM Seminar: Climate Change and...
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
A virtual 3-part professional development opportunity for 6-12 teachers in ESD 114. Session 1: Thursday, October 15, 2020 | 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Session 2: Thursday, October 22, 2020 | 4:00 PM – 6:00[...]
Oct
19
Mon
2020
4:00 pm SOLS: Renewable Energy—Solar (We...
SOLS: Renewable Energy—Solar (We...
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Attention all Western Washington K-12 Formal Educators! Join Pacific Education Institute (PEI) and our ClimeTime partners to take a deep dive into renewable energy: solar, focusing on Western Washington. Participants will learn about the Solutions[...]
Oct
20
Tue
2020
all-day STEM Seminar: Agriculture and Cl...
STEM Seminar: Agriculture and Cl...
Oct 20 – Nov 17 all-day
Washington Green Schools will present, virtually, a STEM Seminar: Agriculture and Climate Change focused on the connection between climate change and agriculture. Participants will learn how the changing climate specifically impacts Eastern Washington communities. The[...]