Georgia's First Lady Visits RT3 RoboticsGeorgia's First Lady visits Race to the Top Robotics and Engineering Design Class

On January 8, 2014, First Lady Deal visited Lilburn Middle School during Georgia’s STEM Month to engage with students of the Robotics and Engineering Design class taught by William Sayers. Georgia Tech’s Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics and Computing developed the curriculum funded by the Georgia Department of Education through the U.S. Department of Education Race to the Top grant.  

GIFT 2014

 

2014 GIFT Summer Program - Apply Now!

The Georgia Intern Fellowships for Teachers Summer Program application is now available. Click here to apply
 
GIFT provides paid summer STEM internships in industry workplaces and university laboratories for middle and high school science, mathematics, and technology teachers. Teachers spend 4 to 7 weeks experiencing first hand how industrial scientists and researchers approach problems, design experiments, interpret data, communicate findings, and develop and implement workplace solutions. GIFT offers teachers real world applications of the subjects they teach, allowing them to increase content knowledge and gain practical examples of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics applications for enriched instruction and teaching practices based on evidence-based experiences.
 

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Georgia STEM Day May 9, 2014Georgia STEM Day May 9, 2014

The Georgia Statewide STEM Day will be a day for schools, students, teachers, and companies to raise awareness, celebrate and engage in activities involving science, technology, engineering and math!
 
TAG-Ed is partnering with Georgia education institutions, associations, and STEM-based companies to promote STEM Day participation across Georgia! Teachers, students and companies will be able to find exciting STEM Day activities and ideas on TAG-Ed and partner websites.
 
Visit http://bit.ly/GASTEMDay to register!

Cody Moncrief at the SERMACS Chemistry Conference in AtlantaGIFT Teacher Publishes, Presents, and Patents Summer GIFT/Valdosta State University Research Work

Through the Georgia Internship Fellowship for Teachers (GIFT), a program designed to place teachers in real world STEM internships, Cody Moncrief, a Valdosta Middle School teacher worked with remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) to explore bodies of water and collect samples for studying. Having interned with Dr. Tom Manning, a Valdosta State University Chemistry professor the past two summers, Moncrief and Manning developed a way to explore the ocean floor with an environmentally green and cost effective system.  Filled with water, the ROV system sinks to the ocean floor, collects a sample, has a chemical reaction releasing hydrogen gas, and then floats back to the surface.

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RT3New Spring 2014 Course Offerings!

The first 500 teachers to successfully complete one RT3 online courses will receive a $150 stipend and receive a 3 PLU Credits!

The Georgia Department of Education in partnership with the Georgia Tech Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC) is now offering FREE Self-paced online STEM courses for teachers in Georgia.

  • Learn with video, interactive exercises, and labs
  • Share an exemplary unit with other teachers across Georgia
  • Deepen your knowledge
  • Work at your own pace
  • Earn PLU Credit

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SciGirls Rocket CampGeorgia Tech’s CEISMC Receives Statewide Honor for STEM Education and SciGirls Funding for Savannah Campus
 
Georgia Tech’s Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics and Computing (CEISMC) was named as the Post-Secondary Outreach category winner in the second annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Education Awards sponsored by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed).
 
The awards were created to recognize and celebrate schools, extracurricular programs, public-private partnerships, science agencies and post-secondary education outreach programs for outstanding efforts and achievement in supporting and promoting STEM education in Georgia. The awards ceremony was held on September 27 at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.

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GIFT 2013GIFT 2013 Paul A. Duke Action Plan Achievement Award Winners and Summer Highlights Video


View the GIFT 2013 Summer Highlights Video.

The GIFT 2013 Awards Luncheon was held at the Georgia Aquarium on July 25th, 2013. The 2013 Paul A. Duke Action Plan Achievement Award winners were honed.

Amanda Baskett

After spending her GIFT internship affiliated with the Georgia Tech InVenture Prize program, Amanda Baskett - Rockdale County Schools immersed herself in the culture of innovation to find a way to adapt the collegiate success of the program to high school students. 

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ASEE 2013CEISMC Presents as ASEE Annual Conference

CEISMC Presented at the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) in Atlanta, Georgia for the 120th Annual Conference & Exposition! June 23 - 26, 2013.  Here is a summary of the session information:

iSTEM
Technical · K-12 & Pre-College Engineering Division
Mon. June 24, 2013 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
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