Snacks4theBrain! now available on your iPhone!
The CSO's podcast, Snacks4theBrain! is now available for listening on your iPhone! Visit the Vanderbilt iPhone portal at http://www.vanderbilt.edu/iphone/ to hear the latest, episode 69, featuring Dr. Jennifer Ufnar describing an exciting four weeks of learning for Middle and High School science teachers. Participants will make a laser (Physics), design a cancer drug (Chemistry), study the biology of light (Biology) and begin creating powerful personal learning networks with Web 2.0 tools (Technology--available for teachers at any K12 grade level).Don't have an iPhone? Visit the...
Local News Station Profiles the School
Nashville's News Channel 5 (WTVF) highlighted the School for Science and Math on its March 10 evening newscast and website. Read more about this story on NewsChannel5.com.
Summer Camp Applications Now Available
You can now download text-only applications for BEST Camp and GAS Camp. You will need Adobe Reader to view the applications. The informational brochure (with included application) will be available for download shortly. The deadline to register is June 6, 2008.Click on the appropriate link to access the application:BEST Camp 2008 text only application.GAS Camp 2008 text only application.If you need a copy of Adobe Reader, you can download one by clicking here.More information about the camps can be found on their respective websites.BEST CampGAS Camp
RIP and Senior Applications Now Available
For more information about applying to the School for Science and Math, please click here.For more information about applying to RIP, please click here.The application deadline for both programs is March 7, 2008.
Scientist in the Classroom program completes its seventh year in MNPS
January 2008 marks the anniversary of the beginning of the Scientist in the Classroom Partnership (SCP) program, which started in 2000. Originally funded through a National Science Foundation (NSF) GK-12 Graduate Teaching Fellows grant, this partnership has placed over 87 graduate and postdoctoral scientists in 90 MNPS classrooms over the past seven years.Jeanne Tuschl, Program Coordinator, maintains a busy schedule recruiting, training, and monitoring the work of each cohort of fellows. With Ms. Tuschl's tireless work, the SCP program has been recognized as a critical part of the MNPS school...
Sign Up Now for Summer Teacher Workshops
The Center for Science Outreach will be offering two new and unique opportunities for science teacher professional development for the summer of 2008. See the "Summer Teacher Workshop" page to sign up today!Research Tools for Secondary Science EducatorsResearch Tools for Secondary Science Educators invites secondary science teachers into Vanderbilt science laboratories for four, one-week sessions. These interconnected workshops, funded by Tennessee's Improving Teacher Quality program, will focus on science and technology content and tools for the classroom. Each of the first three weeks will...