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Urban TEC

Urban TEC delivers computer technology training and provides technical certification to help our clients advance their careers in business administration and information technology. Urban TEC offers full servicee soft skills, personality assessment and workforce development training. Urban TEC also specializes in connecting urban schools and communities with technology resources, companies and opportunities in the greater Kansas City area. 

Code.org Teacher Trainings

Presenter: 
Tyler Watts, Code.org Instructor
Event Date: 
Sat, 12/16/2017 - 8:30am - 3:00pm
Grade: 
K-5

This workshop is for educators interested in using the online Code.org curriculum in your classroom. We will learn about the curriculum and how to use it. We will also be practicing how to implement the Unplugged activities, which teach Computational Thinking with physical manipulatives, such as playing cards and dice.

Code.org Teacher Trainings

Presenter: 
Tyler Watts, Code.org Instructor
Event Date: 
Sat, 11/18/2017 - 8:30am - 3:00pm
Grade: 
K-5

FREE 7-hour code.org workshops (this one is will be held on 2 nights) to prepare educators and content-area teachers to introduce computer science basics in a format that's fun and accessible to the youngest learners (grades K-5). Learn from an experienced computer science facilitator an intro to computer science, pedagogy, overview of the online curriculum, teacher dashboard, and strategies for teaching “unplugged” classroom activities. Teachers will receive the supplies they need to teach the courses.

Code.org Teacher Training

Presenter: 
Tyler Watts, Code.org Instructor
Event Date: 
Sat, 02/17/2018 - 8:30am - 3:00pm
Grade: 
K-5

FREE 7-hour code.org workshops to prepare educators and content-area teachers to introduce computer science basics in a format that's fun and accessible to the youngest learners (grades K-5). Learn from an experienced computer science facilitator an intro to computer science, pedagogy, overview of the online curriculum, teacher dashboard, and strategies for teaching “unplugged” classroom activities. Teachers will receive the supplies they need to teach the courses.

Code.org Teacher Training

Presenter: 
Angie Klein, Code.org Instructor
Event Date: 
Sat, 10/29/2016 - 8:00am - 3:00pm
Grade: 
K-5

Science Pioneers is offering FREE 7-hour code.org workshops to prepare educators and content-area teachers to introduce computer science basics in a format that's fun and accessible to the youngest learners (grades K-5). Learn from an experienced computer science facilitator an intro to computer science, pedagogy, overview of the online curriculum, teacher dashboard, and strategies for teaching “unplugged” classroom activities. Teachers will receive the supplies they need to teach the courses.

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Sorry... we are in the process of moving to another payment processing system and are unable to process donations online at this time.

In the meantime, you may contact the following staff members who can help you submit a donation offline:

LeAnn Smith
Executive Director
Science Pioneers, Inc.
Union Station
30 W. Pershing, Ste. 400
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-460-2263
lsmith@sciencepioneers.org

 

Picture Perfect Science

Picture-Perfect Science books help thousands of teachers nationwide deepen their contect knowledge and integrate science and reading in a meaningful way. 

Worlds of Fun & Oceans of Fun

Worlds of Fun is the largest attraction in the Kansas City area and was designed on STEM principles. Themed after Jules Verne’s book Around the World in Eighty Days, Worlds of Fun is a world-class amusement park where guests enjoy all 235-acres of rides and slides. With over 100 family rides, thrill rides, seven world-class roller coasters, waterslides, shows, and attractions, they are the place to be for fun. They offer Education Days, Dinosaur Days, Scouting Days, Grad Nites, and much more.

PBS Learning Media

Host to the "Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers" the PBS Learning Media collection includes a Teachers' Guide with teaching tips, classroom activities, curriculum standards, and essays that provide additional context. 

Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Web series that is all about STEM career inspiration. This series profiles cutting-edge scientists and their research, how they got into their STEM-related profession, and what (often unusual) interests they pursue outside of their work. There are currently over 50 video profiles online, including amazing scientists such as Mayim Balik, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Janna Levin and Mae Jemison.