The NSTA Learning Center: Free Professional Learning Resources
This web seminar took place on April 8, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastern
daylight time. The presenter was Flavio Mendez,
Senior Director of the NSTA Learning Center.
Mr. Mendez began the web seminar by explaining the kinds of tools that are available
in the NSTA Learning Center, and more specifically, which and how many of those
resources are free of charge and accessible to non-NSTA members. He then went on
to demonstrate three activity simulations for teachers to try out and report on,
as an example of the types of tools available to them. The web seminar then focused
on defining the various tools of the Learning Center through a tour of the platform.
Throughout the tour, participants were asked to go to the Learning Center themselves
to complete specific search tasks and report back to the larger group. The session
then ended with Flavio Mendez taking any last questions and informing participants
that they would receive a free SciPack of their choice for their participation in
the web seminar.
View the web seminar archive.
To view the presentation slides from the web seminar and related resources, visit
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A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' My PD Record and Certificate area in the NSTA Learning Center
for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.
Here are some comments provided by the participants at the end of the Web Seminar:
- "How to use the resources was really beneficial."
- "Teaching Science for the first time, the information provided will greatly enhance
my ability to teach my students. "
Thanks to the participants and the presenter for the learning opportunity, the interactions,
and a job well done!
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Underwritten by the GE Foundation