The NSTA Learning Center: An Online Portal for Teacher Professional Learning
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This web seminar took place on October 29, 2013 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 presentation with an overview of the NSTA Learning Center. Then he shared examples of the Learning Center's free resources, including journal articles, lesson plans, and interactive content modules called Science Objects. Mr. Mendez shared step-by-step instructions for finding resources then gave participants time to try it out by adding resources to their own libraries in the Learning Center. Web seminar participants received a complimentary SciPack (10-hour interactive learning experiences valued at $18).

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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:

  • "This is an awesome resource that all science teachers should know about. I look forward to sharing it with my colleagues and using it in the future."
  • "Very clear & I love the interactive way the seminar was organized. It is very helpful to actually try what is being explained."

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

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