2061 Connections
An electronic newsletter for the science education community

March/April 2009

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Final Call: Nominate a High School Science Teacher

U.S. high school science department chairs and administrators: Time is running out to honor an outstanding science teacher in your school or district. AAAS seeks nominations for the 2009 AAAS Leadership in Science Education Prize for High School Teachers. This $1,000 prize honors a high school science teacher who has advanced science education by developing and implementing an innovative strategy, activity, or program.

Access prize details, nomination forms, and application forms.
Deadline: 22 May 2009.

Read about the 2008 winner.

Register Now: Atlas Workshop, June 22–24

This summer, get a new perspective on standards-based reform with Project 2061’s Atlas of Science Literacy strand maps. Enhance your understanding of science literacy and learn how strand maps can help you improve curricula, instruction, and assessment. Register now for the next “Using Atlas of Science Literacy” workshop, June 22–24 at the University of Wisconsin—Madison. Don’t wait! The Early Bird discount ends on June 1st!

For information on other workshop locations and dates, go to the workshop section of our web site.

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