Monday, November 20

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AP English Literature and Composition and AP U.S. History Mentoring Program

The Indiana Department of Education is pleased to be offer a new professional development opportunity to support AP teachers in targeted content areas during the 2016-17 school year. Your school is invited to participate in mentoring for AP English Literature and Composition and AP U.S. History. The program connects teachers interested in enhancing their practice with mentor teachers who have …

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IDOE Offers Free High Ability Math and ELA Unit Training (Summer 2016)

Teachers of high ability students in grades k-8 may find out more information about registering for these free workshops.  See detailed information below.   Indiana High Ability ELA Units will be offered (the same training as was provided during the summer of 2014 and 2015) at two locations in the Indianapolis area in July.  The training is FREE with lunch on …

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Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship (7th Grade) Open until April 14

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program is the largest pre-college scholarship program in the country. Cooke Young Scholars receive the following support from eighth grade through senior year of high school: A personal academic and college counselor Funding for academic and enrichment programs in the summer and during the school year Internship and study abroad opportunities Educational resources including books …

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Mentoring Day at the Kentucky Science Center with SPOG

Mentoring Day at the Kentucky Science Center with SPOG What: Science Fair Project Mentoring This is free mentoring workshop available to any student participating in a science fair for 2015-2016. Graduate students from the Science Policy and Outreach Group at UofL, in a variety of fields, are available to help with topics such as: experimental design, technical questions, research questions, data collecting, presentation preparation/practice, …

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Jeffersonville Parks and Recreation Creative Writing Contest

Jeffersonville Parks and Recreation Creative Writing Contest Subject: What do elves do on their day off? The Jeffersonville Parks and Recreation Department is seeking young writers for the 2015 Christmas Creative Writing Contest. Winners will receive a 2016 Season Pass to the Jeffersonville Aquatic Center. Contest Details: The will be one winner from each division, 3 winners total. Kindergarten through …

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Hour of Code

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 40 languages. No experience needed. Ages 4 to 104.  Got to https://hourofcode.com/us.  

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Midwest Talent Search Information. Registration Open.

Registration for testing dates for the Midwest Academic Talent Search, which is conducted by the Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University, is now open.  Students in third-grade through sixth-grade may take a special version of the ACT called the EXPLORE. Students in sixth-grade may opt to take the EXPLORE, ACT, and/or SAT. Students in seventh- through eighth-grade may take the …

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