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Posted: September 25, 2009
NanoTeach project seeks high school teachers for nanotechnology curricula pilot
(Nanowerk News) The NanoTeach project announces a NSF-funded opportunity for high school science teachers to participate in professional development to support the integration of nanoscience and technology into their existing curricula.
NanoTeach is a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded professional development project that utilizes the Designing Effective Science Instruction (DESI) framework to integrate nanoscience and technology content into existing science curricula. It is a collaboration between Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL), the Stanford Nanofabrication Facility (SNF), the Georgia Institute of Technology, the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN), and ASPEN Associates.
The project is seeking 30 public high school science teachers to participate in our year-long, nationwide pilot test of NanoTeach beginning summer 2010. Teachers who complete all requirements will receive a stipend of $3,000 (15 days at $200/day) for the out-of-classroom time required for participation.
The application deadline is January 8, 2010. A special NanoTeach Question-and-Answer webinar is scheduled for November 17 at 5 p.m. EST. For more information, go to: http://www.mcrel.org/NanoTeach/Recruiting