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NSTA Calendar

Dates, deadlines, and other free opportunities for science teachers

 

Welcome to the NSTA calendar

Below is a current listing of important dates and datelines for everything organized and offered by NSTA. Such as information on upcoming virtual events, conferences, web seminars, competition deadlines, and more.

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2021

January

7

Twitter

NGSS Chat

#NGSSchat is an online forum to learn and share around the Next Generation Science Standards and great science teaching and learning

13

Web Seminar • For Members

Transforming Science Learning

We’ve Got a Problem to Solve! Now what? Engaging in Engineering Design in the Science Classroom

14

Web Seminar

Science Update

Bridging a Passion for Human Discovery in Space and on Earth — The Lucy Mission and Lucy in Space Contest

16

Virtual Series (Part 3)

Rising to the Challenge: Creating Equitable Opportunities During a Remote Learning Environment … and Beyond

This miniseries is your source for the resources and best practices you need to support distance learning, in-classroom instruction, and hybrid teaching to specific student populations.

20

Web Seminar – eCYBERMISSION Students and Team Advisors

eCYBERMISSION: CyberGuide Live Chat

Insider Tips to a Great Mission Folder

21

Twitter

NGSS Chat

#NGSSchat is an online forum to learn and share around the Next Generation Science Standards and great science teaching and learning

23

Virtual Series (Part 4)

Rising to the Challenge: Creating Equitable Opportunities During a Remote Learning Environment … and Beyond

This miniseries is your source for the resources and best practices you need to support distance learning, in-classroom instruction, and hybrid teaching to specific student populations.

26

Web Seminar

Teacher Tip Tuesday

Supporting Ambitious Science Teaching

28

Web Seminar • For Members

NSTA Author Series

The NSTA Atlas of the Three Dimensions


 

February

4

Web Seminar – eCYBERMISSION Students and Team Advisors

eCYBERMISSION: CyberGuide Live Chat

Start Here: Go Anywhere! Staying Engaged with STEM After the Mission

8

Submission Deadline 

Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision project

9

Web Seminar Series (Part 1)

Topic Study

Assessing Three-Dimensional Learning: Using the Critical Aspects of Sensemaking to Design Assessments Meaningful to Both Teacher and Students

11

Web Seminar

Science Update

Cosmic Explosions

16

Web Seminar Series (Part 2)

Topic Study

Assessing Three-Dimensional Learning: Using the Critical Aspects of Sensemaking to Design Assessments Meaningful to Both Teacher and Students

17

Web Seminar – eCYBERMISSION Students and Team Advisors 

eCYBERMISSION: CyberGuide Live Chat

Ready, Set, Submit: Mission Folder Submission Information

23

Web Seminar Series (Part 3)

Topic Study

Assessing Three-Dimensional Learning: Using the Critical Aspects of Sensemaking to Design Assessments Meaningful to Both Teacher and Students

25

Deadline to Vote

NSTA Board/Council Elections

If you didn’t receive a ballot, email: nominations@nsta.org

25

Web Seminar – eCYBERMISSION Virtual Judge and Student Virtual Judges 

eCYBERMISSION: Volunteer Training

Training for Virtual Judge and Student Virtual Judge volunteers


 

March

2

Web Seminar Series (Part 4)

Topic Study

Assessing Three-Dimensional Learning: Using the Critical Aspects of Sensemaking to Design Assessments Meaningful to Both Teacher and Students

3

Submission Deadline

eCYBERMISSION: Mission Folders

Deadline for eCYBERMISSION Student Mission Folder submissions.

3

Registration Deadline

eCYBERMISSION: CyberGuide Volunteers

Registration to volunteer as a CyberGuide for the eCYBERMISSION STEM competition closes.

6

Virtual Miniseries (Part 1)

What IS Social Justice Teaching in the Science Classroom?

12

Registration Deadline

eCYBERMISSION: Virtual Judge and Student Virtual Volunteers

Registration to volunteer as a Virtual Judge or Student Virtual Judge for the eCYBERMISSION STEM competition closes.

13

Virtual Miniseries (Part 2)

What IS Social Justice Teaching in the Science Classroom?

20

Virtual Miniseries (Part 3)

What IS Social Justice Teaching in the Science Classroom?

27

Virtual Miniseries (Part 4)

What IS Social Justice Teaching in the Science Classroom?


 

April


 

12

Virtual Conference

NSTA Engage: Spring21

Renew your passion for education with the support of a dedicated community!

May


 

June

5

Virtual Series (Part 1)

What IS Social Justice Teaching in the Science Classroom?

This miniseries is your source for resources and strategies for motivating and enhancing the participation of traditionally underrepresented students in science through the lens of equity and social justice.

12

Virtual Series (Part 2)

What IS Social Justice Teaching in the Science Classroom?

This miniseries is your source for resources and strategies for motivating and enhancing the participation of traditionally underrepresented students in science through the lens of equity and social justice.

19

Virtual Series (Part 3)

What IS Social Justice Teaching in the Science Classroom?

This miniseries is your source for resources and strategies for motivating and enhancing the participation of traditionally underrepresented students in science through the lens of equity and social justice.

26

Virtual Series (Part 4)

What IS Social Justice Teaching in the Science Classroom?

This miniseries is your source for resources and strategies for motivating and enhancing the participation of traditionally underrepresented students in science through the lens of equity and social justice.


 

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December


 

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