South Dakota Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Working to
Improve Mathematics Education for All Students
The two NASA grant awards described
below are open for applications from September 14, 2022, through January 5,
2023. The first (Kelly Lane Earth & Space Science Grant) is limited
to schoolteachers only, whereas the second (Dan Swets Robotics
Materials Award) is open to both schoolteachers and informal
educators. Applications are due by January 5, 2023. Applicants
will be notified of selection results by February 1, 2023, and winners will be
recognized at the SD STEM Ed conference in Huron.
· Kelly Lane Earth and Space Science Grant ($10,000 total for two awards):
For SD science and math teachers only - Science and math teachers at public, private, or tribal schools in South Dakota may now apply for the 17th annual (2023) “Kelly Lane Earth and Space Science Grant” provided by the NASA South Dakota Space Grant Consortium. Up to two $5,000 grants will be awarded to selected teachers. The award seeks to improve STEM education in the state through the support of innovative programs in precollege education. Preference will be given to applications focusing on topics pertaining to space science, earth science, and/or the use of geospatial technology. Applications must be received by Jan. 5, 2023. Details at: http://sdspacegrant.sdsmt.edu/KellyLaneTeacherGrant.htm
· Daniel Swets Robotics Materials Award ($13,000 total):
For SD science and math teachers and informal educators - The NASA South Dakota Space Grant Consortium invites applications for the 12th annual (2023) “Daniel Swets Robotics Materials Award”. The award is open to South Dakota teachers/educators who either: A) have taken robotics training or plan to take robotics training and want to begin new robotics programs and teams, or B) have sustained robotics programs/curriculum in their classrooms or at their schools and are in need of additional support due to growth in the number of student participants or aging robotics materials. Applications must be received by Jan. 5, 2023. Details at: http://sdspacegrant.sdsmt.edu/DanSwetsRoboticsAward.html
Thomas V. Durkin, CPG
The workshop will be held online for six Saturdays (every other week) starting on September 10th. Small groups will meet on two additional Thursday evenings to complete a group project.
Earn one graduate credit; tuition is $40.
Links for additional information and registration here.
Workshops for Educators
Marian Fillbrandt SDCTM/SDSTA
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