Browsing Archive: August, 2011

Lego Smart Creativity Contest

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, August 31, 2011,
Show Us Your Creativity!
LEGO Smart Creativity Contest This year LEGO® Education is offering classroom teachers, home educators, and after school program directors the chance to WIN BIG by showing us how they engage students with LEGO Education solutions!

The 2011 LEGO Smart Creativity Contest is all about creativity, innovation, and hands-on learning!


We want you to think beyond the books and focus on the power of the brick!


That's why in 150 seconds or less, we challenge you to . . . 

Create a video tha...

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NSTA Offers FREE Professional Development Webinars

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, August 31, 2011,

Throughout the academic year, the NSTA will be holding a number of web seminar programs.

In this new program from NASA Explorer Schools (NES), teachers will learn how to use authentic mission data to investigate the composition and distribution of ices at the high latitude regions of Mars.
Teachers will learn about the relationships between ...

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Kids' Science Challenge Gears Up For It's 4th Year

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, August 31, 2011,
Kids' Science Challenge

Kids' Science Challenge

The KSC is gearing up for another year of creativity and fun!  Check out our new and improved KSC website and learn about our new science topics, meet the scientists involved and get information on how to do a science fair project!   


The KSC will be open for entries on October 1, 2011.  This years science topics include:


Zero Waste:  Invent a package that never ends up in ...

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American Home Energy Challenge Competition

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, August 31, 2011,

 America’s Home Energy Education Challenge, sponsored by the Deptartment of Energy and the National Science Teachers Association, offers teachers and their students the opportunity to learn about energy, its use, and how energy conservation saves money and precious resources. Participating schools will compete for more than $200,000 in prizes distributed at the regional and national levels of the competition.

Home Energy Award, the first segment of the Challenge, inspires friendly...

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DiscoveryEducation & Intel Resource

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, August 31, 2011,
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Satisfy Your Student's Curiosity!
Discovery Education and Intel have formed an exciting partnership to offer teachers, students and parents a dynamic website devoted to satisfying student's innate curiosity.

An interactive educational tool, Curiosity in the Classroom provides materials on a variety of topics ranging from robotics to artificial intelligence, and includes in-class and at-home resources to encourage insightful conversation about life's most fascinati...

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NYSCATE Webinars Available Via Archive

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Friday, August 12, 2011,

With the start of the new school year right around the corner, take some time to review the webinar archives from our first webinar series. Last Spring, NYSCATE launched “The Best of NYSCATE” Webinar Series featuring the best presentations from our Annual Conference including both statewide and national presenters. 

We welcome all members to view these archived sessions through the NYSCATE website, or by selecting the link below.  

Archived sessions...

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Opportunity for Middle School NYC Students

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Monday, August 1, 2011,

Are you in 7th, 8th, or 9th grade and have an interest in architecture and city planning? Do you like measuring, drawing and creative design?

If so, then the Neighborhood Explorers program at the Museum of the City of New York is for you!


Get involved in shaping the East Harlem community!  Learn professional skills in architecture, planning, and design while devising creative solutions to neighborhood issues.  This weekly after school program examines diverse community topics such as city plan...

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FREE Professional Development on Economic Education

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Monday, August 1, 2011,

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Beat the Heat with Free Professional Development

A new semester is only a month away — step out of the summer heat and into the cool HSBC National Center for free professional development opportunities. 

Discover new lessons, interactive teaching techniques and engaging practices for your classroom. All participants receive complimentary lunch, a CEE publication, and networking time with other educators. 

Our August schedule includes: 

August 4Differentiated Lessons on Personal Finance for ELL...

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