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Instructional Specialist (Nevada Partners)
Intel, Nevada Partners, and Skybot have joined together to create a new program for clients who are interested in the advancement of forward-looking technologies, tools, and platforms. The program focuses on self-efficacy, project-based learning, and a program development plan and access to advanced technology the clients can bring their personal development plans to life increasing the clients’ competitiveness, employability and mindset. Clients have the opportunity to work with tools and equipment in the innovations lab to explore the application of science and technology with hand-on activities. The Intel Innovation Generation program is committed to helping clients develop the exploratory mindset needed for the jobs of tomorrow.
The Instructional Specialist will lead a group of 25 clients from Nevada Partners Youth Program, ages 18 – 24, through a curriculum intended to support the development of Science, Technology, Engineering, Entrepreneurship and Drone application and operations. The Intel Innovation Generation program runs 12 — 14 weeks, 4 days a week, and the theme or program may vary at the start of each new cycle.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Facilitates/coordinates a rigorous Science, Technology, and Drone Education curriculum with career-related instruction; assesses and provides for differentiation to assure student progress while managing the learning environment.
Employ a variety of instructional techniques, instructional media, coaching and performance assessments, which guide the learning process toward academic achievement and curriculum goals.
Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, curricular units, and projects and communicates these objectives to the students.
Teaches students to solve problems, think logically, creatively professionally, and work collaboratively.
Models enthusiasm for Science & Technology Education (STEM) and demonstrates current innovations in the industry, including competition within the global economy.
Integrating the use of innovation lab – hardware, software and Internet resources – in support of student learning and assist in meeting Nevada Partners standards for subject-area and technology-learning objectives.
Implements all policies and rules governing client life and conduct and develops and informs students of reasonable rules concerning classroom procedures and behavior and maintains a safe and orderly classroom environment.
Direct all training, lab work or classes regarding innovation lab use, coordinating instruction to meet technology proficiency goals.
Participates in professional growth and development and stays abreast of current research through continuing education, educational seminars, workshops, conferences, membership in professional organizations of the subject taught, and attendance at corporation-sponsored in-services.
Identify trends in technology, software, to enhance developed curriculum and teaching.
Collect, maintain and report on student attendance, individual student progression and class observations.
Manage and maintain the innovation lab inventory and system readiness, reporting any facilities issues to the Program Manager and the appropriate campus resources.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Four (4) years teaching experience or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience with technology trades
An understanding of key learning theories and methods of instruction, and their relation to technology integration
Familiarity with methods for integrating technology into the curriculum with hands-on-learning
Experience with effective technology teaching strategies in software and hardware skills
Technology skills in up-to-date computer software, including CAD or similar program, Adobe Illustrator and various programming languages
Graduate degree preferred
Teacher certification in K-12 generalist, STEM specialist, or relevant area
Preferred minimum of 3 years classroom teaching experience in public school environment (not charter or private school)
Demonstrated effectiveness in classroom and behavior management with at-risk learners
Academic training or professional development in assessment/evaluation
Nevada Partners complies with federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, disability, veteran status, age or any other protected status.
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Postdoctoral Researcher for Transforming Life-Science Education through Interactive Biology in the Stanford University Graduate School of Education and BioEngineering Departments.
Faculty Mentor Names: Paulo Blikstein and Ingmar Riedel-Kruse
See position description at http://postdocs.stanford.edu/prospects/
Toms River, New Jersey, USA
Toms River Regional Schools is seeking three Intermediate Technology Teachers / Makerspace Teachers. The district is dedicated to providing a comprehensive technology education program for all of our children. Intermediate Technology single marking period course offerings are designed to prepare our students for 21st century careers implementing the maker mindset in their approach to solving problems. Each year students learn about digital citizenship, cyber safety and programming. Sixth grade students further explore careers in technology, product evolution, hardware and software, and using digital tools to problem solve. Those skills are enhanced as our seventh grade students expand their horizons solving global issues, analyzing data and understanding systems and technology resources. Finally, in eighth grade, students experience the practical arts in a makerspace. A place where technology meets the woodshop, art meets science and students use tools like saws and engineering notebooks to plan, explore, engineer, design and redesign. This is a space of authentic problem solving. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and copies of certificate(s) via www.applitrack.com/trschools/
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Madison, Wisconsin, USA
University of Wisconsin is hiring! In STEAM
Assistant Professor Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, or Mathematics (STEAM) Education
Arlington, Texas USA
The University of Texas at Arlington FabLab is conducting a national search for a FabLab Director who is interested in providing leadership within our lab during a time of extraordinary growth. The UTA FabLab is poised to offer incredible opportunities for the learners who use our space; as the first MIT-affiliated Fab Lab in a university in Texas, our mission is to democratize access to cutting-edge technologies for all UTA students, faculty, and staff, as well as for the broader DFW community. By establishing an environment that cultivates interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation, we seek to equip our users with the professional, creative, and technological skills they need to have a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Please see more details below and share with anyone you think would be well suited for this opportunity.
The Manager of the FabLab is responsible for the overall operation of the UTA FabLab and the development of programs and services which meet the needs of FabLab learners who have a wide-range of experience and expertise using the equipment in the lab and who cross the boundaries of multiple disciplines including education, arts, business, engineering, and computer science and the humanities. This position requires a strong commitment to customer service coupled with a vision for using emerging technologies and evidence-based decision practices to develop, implement, and assess services.