ENROLLMENT OPENS August 19 for 3D Learning in Your Classroom (Sept 11 – Oct 22)

This course will introduce the NGSS Framework which focuses on the science and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, core ideas and the journey of becoming a 3D Science Teacher. Teachers will find that many of the practices fit well with other content areas students are exposed to and what you are already doing in the classroom. Designed for all grade levels, K-12! Participants will have both grade level and vertical discussions with their peers. (Formerly titled Science 3D Implementation Mentorship)

24 Renewal Units

Enrollment opens August 19, 2022

Course runs September 11 – October 22, 2022

NoteEnrollment closes the first day of the course or when the cap is met.

Visit the 3D Learning in Your Classroom course on the Teacher Learning Hub to enroll

ENROLLMENT OPENS August 19, 2022 for Crosscutting Concepts: Making Learning Real (Sept 25 – Oct 22)

This course focuses on the third piece of the 3 Dimensions of Science Learning, the Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs). The CCCs relate directly to deeper learning plus tie the practices & core ideas to the real world. In this course, you will become familiar with the CCCs and have an opportunity to apply them to the classroom.

20 Renewal Units

Enrollment opens August 19, 2022

Course runs September 25 – October 22, 2022

NoteEnrollment closes the first day of the course or when the cap is met.

Visit the Crosscutting Concepts: Making Learning Real course on the Teacher Learning Hub to enroll

American Prairie Field School 2nd Annual Teacher Workshop

This workshop introduces grade 5-8 teachers to prairie science concepts and curriculum that can be used in their classrooms. It also gives teachers an opportunity to participate in aspects of the American Prairie Field School program that is open to all Montana public middle school.

Apply for the workshop by visiting the OutdoorScience.org Website.

Summer 2022 Montana Petroleum Resources Workshop

The Workshop is being offered as an opportunity for Montana teachers to learn more about the Petroleum industry and its impact on the people and economy of Montana and the nation. Hess Corporation is sponsoring the expenses of the Workshop. All lodging, meals, and course materials will be provided for the participants at no charge. Attendance at the Workshop can earn either 30 License Renewal Units or 2 Graduate Professional Development credits from Montana State University-Billings (MSU-Billings). Lodging, meals, and classroom facilities for the 5-day Workshop will be on the MSU-Billings campus.

ENROLLMENT OPENS May 15, 2022 – 3D Learning in Your Classroom (June 6 – July 17, 2022)

This course will introduce the NGSS Framework which focuses on the science and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, core ideas and the journey of becoming a 3D Science Teacher. Teachers will find that many of the practices fit well with other content areas students are exposed to and what you are already doing in the classroom. Designed for all grade levels, K-12! Participants will have both grade level and vertical discussions with their peers. (Formerly titled Science 3D Implementation Mentorship)

24 Renewal Units

Enrollment opens May 15, 2022

Course runs June 6 – July 17, 2022

Visit 3D Learning in Your Classroom on the Teacher Learning Hub to enroll

ENROLLMENT OPENS Feb. 13, 2022 – Crosscutting Concepts: Making Learning Real (Mar. 7 – Apr. 3, 2022)

This course focuses on the third piece of the 3 Dimensions of Science Learning, the Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs). The CCCs relate directly to deeper learning plus tie the practices & core ideas to the real world. In this course, you will become familiar with the CCCs and have an opportunity to apply them to the classroom.

Created and facilitated by Rayelynn Brandl, Montana Tech – CFWEP and MPRES, Project Director

20 OPI Renewal Units

Enrollment Opens Feb. 13, 2022

Course runs Mar. 7 – Apr. 3, 2022

Visit Crosscutting Concepts: Making Learning Real Through the Big Picture on the Teacher Learning Hub to enroll.

ENROLLMENT OPENS Feb. 13, 2022 – 3D Learning in Your Classroom (Mar. 7 – Apr. 17, 2022)

This course will introduce the NGSS Framework which focuses on the science and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, core ideas and the journey of becoming a 3D Science Teacher. Teachers will find that many of the practices fit well with other content areas students are exposed to and what you are already doing in the classroom. Designed for all grade levels, K-12! Participants will have both grade level and vertical discussions with their peers. (Formerly titled Science 3D Implementation Mentorship)

24 Renewal Units

Enrollment opens Feb. 13, 2022

Course runs Mar. 7 – Apr. 17, 2022

Visit 3D Learning in Your Classroom on the Teacher Learning Hub to enroll.

ENROLLMENT OPENS Sept. 12, 2021 – Crosscutting Concepts: Making Learning Real (Oct. 3 – Oct. 30, 2021)

This course focuses on the third piece of the 3 Dimensions of Science Learning, the Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs). The CCCs relate directly to deeper learning plus tie the practices & core ideas to the real world. In this course, you will become familiar with the CCCs and have an opportunity to apply them to the classroom.

Created by Rayelynn Brandl, Montana Tech – CFWEP and MPRES, Project Director

20 OPI Renewal Units

Enrollment Opens Sept. 12, 2021

Course Runs Oct. 3 – Oct. 30, 2021

Visit Crosscutting Concepts: Making Learning Real Through the Big Picture on the Teacher Learning Hub to enroll

ENROLLMENT OPENS Aug. 22, 2021 – 3D Learning in Your Classroom (Sept. 19 – Oct. 30, 2021)

This course will introduce the NGSS Framework which focuses on the science and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, core ideas and the journey of becoming a 3D Science Teacher. Teachers will find that many of the practices fit well with other content areas students are exposed to and what you are already doing in the classroom. Designed for all grade levels, K-12! Participants will have both grade level and vertical discussions with their peers. (Formerly titled Science 3D Implementation Mentorship)

24 Renewal Units

Enrollment opens August 22, 2021

Course runs Sept. 19 – Oct. 30, 2021

Visit 3D Learning in Your Classroom on the Teacher Learning Hub to enroll

Montana Science Summer Institute 2021

School Services of Montana and the MSU Science Math Resource Center are hosting the annual science professional learning event designed for Montana K-12 teachers. This three-day virtual conference provides high quality professional learning focused on the advancement of science, STEM, and technology integration in Montana and surrounding states. Flexible Schedule & Renewal Units – Join all three days or pick and choose from the schedule. Earn up to 16 OPI Renewal Units! Renewal units will be provided per session for any that you attend. To earn renewal units, you will complete a brief evaluation or reflection form. Join the whole conference or pick and choose which sessions to attend! A range of learning opportunities will support you with ideas and resources to boost your instruction in STEM. Highlights include: keynote presentations, panel discussions, breakout session choices, lunch & learn sessions, and a special event!

Visit the event website for the schedule and other information. Registration is now open.