The Art of Invention: Chain-Reaction STEAM Machines™ Spring Break Camp

Good evening,     I’m excited to announce some new chain-reaction machine camps in Chandler and Mesa during spring break!       The Art of Invention: Chain-Reaction STEAM Machines™ Spring Break Camp Description: In this exciting hands-on day camp, students will be introduced to the engineering design process while they learn and use basic science, technology, engineering, arts, […]

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“The State Of The State Is . . .”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 9, 2017   PHOENIX — This afternoon, in his annual State of the State address, Governor Ducey told the story of the many Arizonans—Governors Castro and Mofford, Congresswoman McSally, and others—who embraced the boundless opportunity our state offers and used it to achieve their dreams. Then, he announced exactly where Arizona […]

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ASU Modeling Instruction in High School Physics & Chemistry: Annual Report

January 13, 2017 MEMO To: AZ Tech Council  Workforce Development & Education Committee colleagues From: Jane Jackson, Co-Director, ASU Modeling Instruction Subject: 2016 annual report on ASU Modeling WorkshopsIntroduction:      The Modeling Instruction Program in the ASU Department of Physics has addressed a severe shortage of qualified physics teachers in Arizona since 1998, even while the […]

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Judges Needed for the 2017 Regional Conferences

To:  Arizona Quality Commission Members and Career Ready Education Stakeholders   Please see below for a great opportunity to invest in Arizona students!   Judges Needed for the 2017 Regional Conferences!   Greetings from the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)! FBLA Arizona will be hosting our 2017 Regional Conferences during January and February of […]

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CSO Featured Blog: How Can Your Role as a CSO Impact Science Culture At Your School?

Guest Author: Karla, chief science officer, Sundance Elementary School, Oct 1, 2016 “I think that my role as CSO can impact science culture at my school by: spreading the word, bringing excitement into my school, and bring new science events to my school. At my school, not many people like science and I want to […]

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Hear From Steve Wozniak, Guy Kawasaki, and 50 Other Industry Innovators At NextCon16!

Join us at the beautiful Talking Stick Resort Nov. 14-16th in Scottsdale, Arizona for three days of captivating speakers, education, networking and activates at NextCon16. Technology visionaries Steve Wozniak and Guy Kawasaki – as well as executives from Google, LinkedIn, Glassdoor, and many more – will be sharing their insights and advice at the business […]

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Flagstaff Festival of Science Starts Today!

Free 10-day event features polar exploration, drones, live raptors, guided hikes                                                                                                 FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Legendary polar explorer Will Steger kicks off the 27th annual Flagstaff Festival of Science tonight at 7 p.m., in Ardrey Auditorium at Northern Arizona University. He’ll share compelling stories and images of the changes he’s witnessed in more than […]

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FFS Polar Explorer Kicks Off Flagstaff Festival of Science

Exploring by Dogsled, Kayak, Kite Skis Legendary polar adventurer shares life-long journey, changing environment observations with Flagstaff Festival of Science FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – They call it sustainability now, but that’s just the way he wanted to live. From his off-the-grid cabin in far Minnesota near the Canadian border to his more than 50 years of […]

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Conference Session: “STEM Tourism and Sneaky Science”

Track: STEM in Our Communities  Science tourism is becoming a sought-after travel experience where the experiential becomes educational with a STEM focus. Some argue that tourism has always been a science. Discuss best practices and industry insights with local experts. Programs:  Math at the Ballpark App  Push your baseball experience to the next level with […]

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Conference Session: “Work Together to Design Solutions – TODAY’S Computer Science and Robotics”

Track: Computer Science & Tech  Learn how the VEX IQ and VEX robotics system can help inspire the next generation of programmers K – University.    Presenters:  Shawn Hardina, founder, East Valley Robotics Academy, LLC  Cindy Nixon, Director of Engagement for Project Lead the Way in Arizona and New Mexico      Shawn Hardina founded […]

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