Entries by Anabelen Rodriguez

STRIVE Program in Search of STEM Educators

“As a former STRIVE participant and mentor, I can honestly say I have become a better educator because of this program. By working with local businesses in the community, I have been able to identify and implement the critical skills students need after graduation. What is the one question all students ask when doing their […]

A Guide to Engaging Girls in Early STEM Learning

STEM learning focuses on educating individuals of all ages — primarily school-aged children and teens — in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Integrating STEM learning into the curriculum is an important part of the modern education system because it helps to promote creative thinking and provides children and teens with essential skills they’ll need to succeed in […]

Five Teachers Named 2021 Computer Science Educator of the Year Finalists

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce the five educators selected as finalists for the 2021 Arkansas Computer Science Educator of the Year award. “The ADE Office of Computer Science received many quality applications,” Anthony Owen, the state director of Computer Science Education, said. “This year’s applications were some of the […]

National Day of Design

There’s Still Time to Participate in This Year’s National Day of Design, Virtual Voyagers! The Virtual Voyagers mission encourages students to employ critical thinking skills, teamwork, STEM principles, and an entrepreneurial mindset to create a solution to a real-world, relevant challenge — cybersecurity. https://www.stemconnector.com/2020-national-day-of-design/

ADE DESE Math Position Openings

2 open math specialist positions at ADE DESE. #2208-2983 and #2208-3019. https://arcareers.arkansas.gov/job/Little-Rock-PUBLIC-SCHOOL-PROGRAM-ADVISOR-AR-72201/694726100/ https://arcareers.arkansas.gov/job/Little-Rock-PUBLIC-SCHOOL-PROGRAM-ADVISOR-AR-72201/694743300/

NASA In-Flight Educational Downlink

On December 10, 2020, for the first time in Arkansas, Nettleton STEAM will host an In-Flight Educational Downlink, a live, 20-minute conversation with Expedition 64 astronauts aboard the International Space Station! This is an exciting opportunity for Nettleton STEAM students, both onsite and virtually, and students across the state of Arkansas. Nettleton STEAM has partnered […]

ACTM Conference and Valuable Resources!

Although tonight will be the last live sessions for the ACTM Month of Math Virtual Conference, it is not too late to register for the conference to have access to the recordings and materials for all the presentations. https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Farkansasctm.org%2F&data=04%7C01%7CARMATH%40listserv.uark.edu%7C00fa9ca001ac432c587208d87c1ffc05%7C79c742c4e61c4fa5be89a3cb566a80d1%7C0%7C0%7C637395824095814609%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=JjVBWLGHxBIW9cUftglZsdnVCPyPLFFWdPCf03SekWE%3D&reserved=0 I also wanted to share with everyone an example of a highly valuable resource that was […]

New Geometry Endorsement

Please note the new option to add a Geometry endorsement to a standard educator license: https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fadecm.arkansas.gov%2FViewApprovedMemo.aspx%3Fid%3D4574&data=04%7C01%7CARMATH%40listserv.uark.edu%7C4451bdac9e7a482d092208d879b86632%7C79c742c4e61c4fa5be89a3cb566a80d1%7C0%7C0%7C637393180276228998%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=IXZLfFfUPOS2CDebLRVKXo6CTWMzCbCrH%2BMM9MvTt7A%3D&reserved=0 This may be beneficial, for example, to teachers with an existing Middle Level Math licensure.