2014 NASA PRE-SERVICE TEACHER INSTITUTE
Learn NASA content;
Explore new NASA technologies that lead to new discoveries;
Practice 21st century learning skills;
Participate in hands-on activities;
Apply the effective use of instructional technology;
Utilize professional collaboration tools;
Interact with NASA engineers and scientists;
Investigate supporting NASA resources, including NASA eClips™;
Align lessons to local and state standards;
Apply modeling and simulation as instructional tools for science and math;
Learn to use STEM notebooks for formative assessment; and
Utilize reflective practices to personalize learning.
- Exemplary full-time student enrolled at an accredited university;
- Undergraduate and graduate students preparing to teach in a K-8 classroom;
- U.S. citizenship;
- Participant must have continuous attendance throughout two-week program;
- GPA of 3.0 or higher; and
- Faculty recommendation.
Times: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Location: National Institute of Aerospace, 100 Exploration Way, Hampton, VA 23666
Credit: Participants will earn a $600 stipend ($300 per week). Up to 25 participants will receive the stipend and will be paid by NIA within 30 days of completion of the Institute.
ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATION: May 30, 2014
- Laptops: Students must bring their own, WiFi-enabled laptop daily. A list of required commonly used software will be provided in advance and will be required (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Media Player, etc.). Students may also use free and open source software and applications. Wireless internet access will be provided.
- Travel, lodging, and meals: Travel stipends will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis to offset costs associated with traveling to the Institute, such as lodging and meals. Students must provide their own transportation daily to NIA. Lunch will be provided each day.
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