National Science Teachers Association Using NSTA Resources and the Learning Center as Your Online Textbook

This web seminar took place on March 9, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Eastern time. The presenters were Flavio Mendez, NSTA Learning Center Assistant Executive Director and invited professors, Sally Harms from Wayne State College, Orvil White from SUNY Cortland, and Richard Jones from the University of Hawaii West Oahu. Thanks to the participants and the presenters for the learning opportunity, the interactions, and a job well done!

Program Abstract

NSTA has much to offer to teacher candidates – membership benefits, professional learning resources, and the support of a large online learning community! Thousands of pre-service teachers each semester engage with NSTA to enhance their content and pedagogical knowledge of science by accessing the Learning Center, NSTA’s personalized professional learning portal. It is for this reason that professors at more than one hundred institutions of higher education are choosing to use the NSTA Learning Center as their class online textbook.

We invite professors to read more about this exclusive opportunity at:

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A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' My Profile 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:

  • "I learned more about a resource I did not know existed. It was also timely since I will be teaching a 5 week class in about a month."
  • "I thought the information was very thorough and the questions were answered promptly and clearly."
  • "I enjoyed hearing from folks who use this in a variety of contexts."
  • "I appreciate the opportunity to interact with NSTA and folks in the education community and to share my experiences with the excellent LC” (from one of the professors’ presenters)."

Thanks to the participants and the presenter for the learning opportunity, the interactions, and a job well done!

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