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New VIRTUAL PHYSICS Teachers Workshop SEPT 12

Dear Physics Teachers and Professors,

You are teaching online, let us give you some help, ideas and tips.RSVP for the SCAAPT’s VIRTUAL Physics Teachers Workshop on SAT SEPT 12.

Fill out this form and you will receive a Zoom Link

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/17RbTPL_QltljY1_BFSyjGe8VswljIY7cz1byW3IeyiE

The meeting will be 10AM – 2PM on Saturday Sept 12 via Zoom Link.There is no fee for this workshop, be sure to invite a friend

30 Minute and 15 Minute SESSIONS

Experiments Your Students can do at home – James Lincoln

A Crash Course in Online Physics Teaching – Joseph Calmer

Virtual Labs and Simulations 1 – James Lincoln, Bryn Bishop

Physics Demo Show – Shawn Kirby, James Lincoln, Bill Layton

STEP UP Physics Resources – Bryn Bishop

Receive AAPT’s NGSS Physics Guide – James Lincoln

The Amazing PhyPhox Physics App – Ryan Carroll*

Video Show & Tell Resource Sharing – You can Sign up before the meeting

Video Physics Demonstrations – Jeff Dukes & James Lincoln  

AP Physics Online Classroom Resources – Bryn Bishop & James Lincoln

Prizes – Arbor Scientific, PASCO, etc

In many ways we are all new teachers when it comes to VIRTUAL physics teaching.  If you believe that this meeting will benefit you and your students, please sign up. If you are an experienced teacher, please also invite a new teacher.

Hope to see you there!James LincolnPresident SCAAPT* Thanks to our host!

Full-time High School Physical Science/Physics Instructor Position

Bosco Tech is a Catholic private, non-profit, college-preparatory school located in the San Gabriel Valley. We offer a unique science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program to male high school students looking to qualify for 4-year college admissions in any of these fields. Our campus boasts over 75,000 square feet of classroom and lab space dedicated to teaching a wide variety of STEM and pre-engineering courses. Our instructors bring their own university and career experiences into the classroom, using project-based learning to prepare our students for college and beyond.

Bosco Tech is seeking a full-time high school level Physical Science/Physics instructor. The qualified candidate will be responsible for student instruction in algebra-based physics and introductory physical science. A background in teaching conceptual physics, physical science, chemistry or integrated science is preferred. Candidate should demonstrate strong classroom management skills and the ability to prepare and execute detailed, age-appropriate lesson plans which will include subject matter content, multiple instructional modalities, hands-on labs and varied assessments.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in physics, engineering, or a related major is required; a valid California teaching credential is preferred, as is applicable experience. Salary is determined by education level, work experience, and based on the faculty salary scale.

Expected job skills include the ability to effectively use a computer with the current version of MS Windows software along with the MS Office suite of programs. Effective organizational skills are a must, as are excellent oral and written communication skills, and being comfortable speaking in front of groups of people.

Interested candidates should send their resume to techhr@boscotech.edu

Physics/Engineering Teacher Full Time

Ramona Convent Secondary School, a Catholic college prep school for girls in grades 9-12 seeks a full-time science teacher for the school year beginning in August 2020.   

Candidates should have a B.A. /B.S. or a Credential or Master’s degree in Physics or a related field and teaching experience focused on student learning through inquiry, active engagement, and labs that develop a love of science through investigation and exploration. 

Courses include Physics, Physics Honors, Engineering and Robotics (after school).

Sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, Ramona Convent has empowered young women to develop academic excellence, dynamic leadership and spiritual depth for more than 130 years.  

The Ramona school culture is characterized by high standards, respect, and responsibility coupled with compassion and care for the individual.

Our teachers are life-long learners, engaged in the school community, and committed to helping our students develop the confidence and skills they need to make a difference in the world. 

To learn more about our school and our science program, please visit our website at ramonaconvent.org. Interested candidates should email resumes to physics@ramonaconvent.org.

High School Science (Physics) Educator Position at La Jolla Country Day School Available

Our independent school La Jolla Country Day School in San Diego is now hiring a full time physics teacher to start in the mid-August 2020. 

All of our freshmen take physics, and we offer AP Physics 2 for upperclassmen, and could be expanding our offerings of advanced physics classes.

We just started looking at candidates, but don’t delay if you or someone you know might be interested. You can read about the position and apply at the address below, and you may email our department chair Dr. Marianne Zupanc if you have other questions.

https://www.ljcds.org/about/career-opportunities

mzupanc@ljcds.org

Spring SCAAPT Meeting Canceled

The Spring SCAAPT Meeting that was to be held on Saturday, April 4, at Citrus College has been canceled due to concerns for our members safety from the Coronavirus pandemic.

Please stay safe and healthy during this difficult time and we hope to see you at the Fall meeting.

SCAPTI AP Physics Workshop – July 6-10

SCAPTI – AP Physics Workshops – July 2020

Instructor – James Lincoln

www.SCAPTI.orgMany of you who have completed the New Physics Teacher Workshop program, or would just like to learn physics teaching at an advanced level, may be interested in this summer workshop led by James Lincoln. 

Attached is a flier to explain what SCAPTI (Southern California Advanced Physics Teaching Institute) is all about. If you would like to go, definitely fill out the RSVP form below. 

The workshop is less expensive than AP Institutes and attendees get lots of free stuff and more experience hours. More information at www.SCAPTI.org

RSVP that you are interested link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1eWdXk329-llDkkftT8F8VyDUgcfrM6ZO9kPLmKpY2p8

SCAPTI AP Physics Workshop brochureDownload

SCAAPT Spring Meeting: Last Call for Presentations

The Spring SCAAPT Meeting will be held on Saturday, April 4, at Citrus College.

The call for contributed talks and Show & Tell demonstrations has been extended to February 28.  

All members are encouraged to contribute to the meeting.  

If you are interested, please complete the online abstract submission form (bit.ly/SCAAPTSpring20Abstracts) by February 28.

Waves Physics Workshops – March 2020 www.NPTW.org

Dear Physics Teachers,

You are invited to our March New Physics Teacher Workshops on Waves: Sound & Light.  These free workshops will help you teach physics by giving you the materials you need and the worksheets for your students to use them!  

Free Workshop! Free Lunch!! Free Materials!!! Free Parking!!!!

RSVP Here:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1WdVyJNMgQluyjPYO6uY4poCtYf9MBvhZzNFzmEl4H34

The workshops are at Cypress College or Canyon Crest Academy HS, depending on if you are from Los Angeles or San Diego, but you can go to either workshop.

San Diego: SAT March 7 – Canyon Crest Academy HS

Los Angeles: SAT March 21 – Cypress College

The workshops go from 8:30pm to 3:15pm, in the morning we do a series of lecture-based demonstrations and in the afternoon we do hands-on lab experience.

I hope you can make, please share this with a friend.

Sincerely,James Lincoln

Director, NPTW.org

AER Postdoc w/IAU

At the newly-founded IAU Office of Astronomy for Education (OAE), we are looking for a specialist in astronomy education research and/or physics education research to join us on a five-year postdoctoral position:

https://www.mpg.de/14340628/postdochdaoae295

Please help us to spread the word about this position to suitable candidates! While we are trying to fill this position as soon as possible, we are flexible on the starting date. The most important thing for us is to get a really good person to fill this position.

If you would like to learn more about the OAE, we now have interim web pages running at [http://astro4edu.org]. If interested, you can also join our mailing list at [http://www.haus-der-astronomie.de/OAE/mailing-list].

Position closes 28 FEB 2020.AER postdoc, 5-year position (~01 APR 2020 – 28 FEB 2025), w/IAU’s new Ofc of Astro Education. Position housed @ Max Plank Inst in Heidelberg.

AER Postdoc w/IAU

At the newly-founded IAU Office of Astronomy for Education (OAE), we are looking for a specialist in astronomy education research and/or physics education research to join us on a five-year postdoctoral position:

https://www.mpg.de/14340628/postdochdaoae295

Please help us to spread the word about this position to suitable candidates! While we are trying to fill this position as soon as possible, we are flexible on the starting date. The most important thing for us is to get a really good person to fill this position.

If you would like to learn more about the OAE, we now have interim web pages running at [http://astro4edu.org]. If interested, you can also join our mailing list at [http://www.haus-der-astronomie.de/OAE/mailing-list].

Position closes 28 FEB 2020.AER postdoc, 5-year position (~01 APR 2020 – 28 FEB 2025), w/IAU’s new Ofc of Astro Education. Position housed @ Max Plank Inst in Heidelberg.