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Physics Teacher Opportunity – Green Dot Public Schools

Green Dot Public Schools has a Physics Teaching position open. To learn more please see the Physics Teacher PDF or visit: Green Dot Public Schools

Physics Teacher PDF

2019 Southwest Regional Teaching Exchange

MiraCosta College and the Center for Astronomy Education welcome instructors, past, present, and prospective, to the 10th annual Southwest Regional Teaching Exchange!

 

Saturday, 04 May 2019

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

MiraCosta College, Oceanside Campus, Room 4526

Oceanside, CA

 

more info: http://tiny.cc/2019caeswrte

PASCO Raffle at Spring 2019 SCAAPT Meeting!

PASCO will be raffling off some Smart Carts at the Spring SCAAPT meeting!

“The patent-pending Smart Cart is the next generation in dynamics carts for the science classroom. Developed by PASCO, the Smart Cart begins with PASCO’s low-friction dynamics cart and adds wireless sensors that measure position, velocity, acceleration, force, and rotation. The Smart Cart connects to your devices using Bluetooth® Low Energy wireless technology.”

If you would like more information about the Smart Cart follow this link: PASCO Smart Cart

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Full Time Physics Teacher Position Available

Physics Teacher

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is a Catholic, Dominican, independent, college-preparatory, day and boarding high school whose mission is to educate young women for a life of faith, integrity and truth. We are seeking a Physics teacher to teach algebra-based, conceptual physics courses possibly combined with chemistry, math, or computer science for the 2019-2020 academic year. The philosophy of the science department is to engage young women in the discovery process, to create citizen scientists and to prepare those students who will continue in STEM careers with the necessary critical thinking and laboratory skills. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related major is required as is applicable experience. We are looking for a teacher who will participate in the school community outside the classroom, to support the mission of the school, and to collaborate with colleagues in interdisciplinary research based assignments. As part of an integrated and dynamic faculty, all teachers are involved in co-curricular programs and should share in a commitment to a holistic approach to educating young women.

FSHA educators are members of an innovative learning environment where committed teachers develop intentionally designed curriculums. Faculty is engaged in a 1:1 MacBook program, curriculum/ programming design and mapping, and teacher-driven professional learning communities. Dedicated to teaching and learning in a supportive and collegial atmosphere, our faculty “shares out” on best practices, technological integration, and instructional strategies via department meetings, small group learning sessions, and visits to each other’s classrooms.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Diversity is a vital element of Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s mission to educate young women for a life of faith, integrity and truth. At FSHA, we seek to create and sustain a vibrant, inclusive community, and we value and […]

SCAAPT Spring Meeting Registration Last Call

The SCAAPT Spring 2019 Meeting will take place on March 23rd, 2019 at The University of La Verne. 

The last day to reserve your lunch request is Wednesday March 20th, please make your selection before then.

To register for the meeting and lunch go to the Spring 2019 Registration form.

For more information about the Meeting go to the Spring 2019 Meeting page.

We hope to see you there!

Full-time, Tenure-track Physics Instructor at Miramar College

Full-time, Tenure-track Physics Instructor wanted for Fall 2019

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Assistant Professor of Physics/Astronomy at San Diego Miramar College, beginning in Fall 2019.  We are looking for faculty who will help us meet our educational goals by providing quality instruction and support in a student-centered learning environment, engaging in mentoring and outreach in STEM, and contributing to a campus climate of diversity, equity and inclusion.   Please apply by April 8, 2019 to:

https://www.sdccdjobs.com/postings/10738

Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Pomona College

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, invites applications for multiple short-term (one-year and two-year) positions at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2019. Candidates must have a strong commitment to high-quality undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment, and those with significant teaching experience are especially encouraged to apply. The position will involve both classroom and laboratory instruction in a total of five courses over two semesters.  While research is not part of the job description, the department is enthusiastic to hear from candidates who are research active. Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names and contact information of three references via email to: natalie.hughes@pomona.edu.

 

See www.physics.pomona.edu for more information about our department. Review of completed applications will begin in April 2019. Pomona College supports equal access to higher education and values a richly diverse environment. The successful candidate will experience working with Pomona College students from diverse backgrounds in a department with a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students.

SCAAPT Spring 2019 Meeting Registration

The SCAAPT Spring 2019 Meeting will take place on March 23rd, 2019 at The University of La Verne. 

For more information about the Meeting go to the Spring 2019 Meeting page.

To register for the meeting and lunch go to the Spring 2019 Registration form.

We hope to see you there!

2019 SoCal PKAL Annual Meeting: Teaching Every Student: Practical Tools for STEM Education

2019 Southern California PKAL Regional Network Annual Meeting

Teaching Every Student: Practical Tools for STEM Education

March 9, 2019

The Claremont Colleges

Shanahan Center for Teaching and Learning
320 E Foothill Blvd

Claremont, CA 91711
https://www.aacu.org/pkal/regional/socal/2019/conference

2019 Southern California PKAL Regional Network Annual Meeting | Association of American Colleges & Universities – aacu.org
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Important Dates: Poster Abstracts due Feb 25, 2019 Registration deadline March 5, 2019. There is a pressing need to train and support science faculty to educate the next generation of STEM scholars in an inclusive manner that allows all students to reach their potential.

Important Dates:
Poster Abstracts due March 3, 2019
Registration deadline March 6, 2019

There is a pressing need to train and support science faculty to educate the next generation of STEM scholars in an inclusive manner that allows all students to reach their potential.  This meeting is designed as a one-day summit to engage two- and four-year faculty in the foundations of inclusive pedagogy.  Conference attendees will gain new skills for teaching undergraduate STEM courses, develop a common vocabulary for equity and inclusivity in the classroom, and connect with faculty from other institutions to address common issues.

Plenary sessions will be given by Dr. Sumi Pendakur of USC’s Race and Equity Center and Dr. Ani Nahapetian of the CSU Northridge TIDES program.

 

Concurrent workshop topics:

Ideas to Action: Developing a Plan for Greater Equity and Inclusivity
Aligning Faculty Work with Systemic Change: Making Teaching Matter in the Academy
What Would You Do if… Addressing Challenges of Inclusive Teaching and Responding to Microaggressions and Bias
Using BiochemAR: A Novel Augmented Reality-based Tool for Teaching Macromolecular Structure and Function
Building More Transparent Assignments and Evaluation in STEM Courses

Abstract descriptions are available here.

 

Registration:

Registration is online. The general registration fee is $55 and includes lunch; a reduced registration fee for adjuncts, postdocs and students is $30.

 

InnovatED.LA Innovation Celebration Event

InnovatED.LA is an INNOVATION CELEBRATION sponsored by the Wildwood Institute for STEM Research and Development (WISRD). Educators, adults, and students of all ages are welcome for a day of free workshops, incubator spaces, think tanks, and networking with fellow innovators. You’re invited to print in 3D, explore in the makerspace, jam with our jazz band, join a poetry slam, talk Minecraft and Scratch, collaborate on social impact projects, and more. Be inspired to create!

Saturday, April 27, 2019 10am-2pmWildwood School Middle/Upper School Campus 11811 Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, 90064 

For more information and to register for the even visit: wisrd.org/innovated-la/