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2014 NSTA Long Beach Area Conference - in Collaboration with CSTA • December 4 - 6, 2014 • Long Beach Convention Center

Popular Articles from CSTA's Monthly Online Newsletter - California Classroom Science

»Registration is now open - early bird registration ends October 24, 2014 (links to NSTA site for registration) - CSTA Members can save up to $90 on registration!

»CSTA Night at the Aquarium - NGSS Science & Engineering Showcase Call for Proposals - Proposal Deadline is 10/20/14

»Pre-Conference Field Courses: Catalina Island and San Andreas Fault Tour - Deadline to register is 10/31/14

»CSTA Annual Meeting, Awards Presentation, and Keynote Address will take place on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at the Long Beach Convention Center, 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm.

»Conference workshops, short courses, and field courses are now available online - get a head start on your conference plans by creating your own personal schedule today. A PDF of the Conference Preview is available for download. (links to NSTA site)

October 2014 Issue: Informal Science Education Issue

» State Science Education Updates

» Making NGSS Informal (Is There Really Such a Thing as Formal Science?)

» INTRODUCING: CSTA Member Preferred Ticketing for Monterey Bay Aquarium!

» So How Is That Science Teaching Job Working Out for You?

» Backyard Mystery: Solving a Mystery with Science

» Advancing Student Engagement: One School’s Journey in Transforming Their School’s Culture for Sustainable Academic Achievement and College and Career Readiness Through Increased Student Engagement

And much more - click here to be taken to the front page.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

NGSS for California - Resources, PD Events, and More

» NGSS PD Event Calendar

» EQuIP Rubric for Science - a tool for evaluating alignment and quality of lessons and units with respect to NGSS.

» NGSS Blog

» Funding support for NGSS Implementation and Professional Development.

What's Happening Next?:

» Classroom Science Teachers Needed to Apply for State-Level Service on the Instructional Quality Commission - Application Deadline: October 20, 2014

» Science Curriculum Framework and Instructional Materials Review Committee (CFCC) Meeting - November 5-6, 2014

Spotlight

» NGSS Science and Engineering Showcase at the CSTA Night at the Aquarium – Call for Proposals - Deadline is 10/20/14

» Joint CSTA/NSTA Membership Offer - Save $20!

» Introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards: A Paradigm Shift in Teaching and Learning - Fairfield - January 7, 2015

» 2015 California Science Education Conference - October 2-4, 2015 - Sacramento Convention Center

» Call for Nominations - CSTA 2015-2017 Board of Directors

» CSTA Celebrates 50 Years - Donate Today!

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