West Tennessee STEM Hub

Opportunities for Teachers


Engaging Your Students in 3D Problem-Based Learning: Making It Happen

Afterschool STEM Series
Thursday, March 28 from 3:30-5 PM

How can you facilitate learning experiences that engage students in real-world problem solving integrated with three-dimensional learning? Join us for a hands-on experience, an activity, project-, and problem-based (APB) instructional approach, and walk away with tools to bring a problem-based unit tied to 3D learning to your classroom.

Join the West TN STEM Hub's March afterschool STEM workshop, with speaker Paul Zurek, Director of School Engagement for TN, Project Lead the Way, Inc.
To register, please visit: www.surveymonkey.com/r/0328STEM

The STEM Essay Competition

Teachers please share with your students: the 2019 essay competition is now open to all middle and high school students in the West Tennessee region! Find out more details about how to enter this year's competition on the Buckman STEM page. 

Essays are due by Friday, April 26 at 5 pm!

Grants for Teachers

Fios.Verizon.com, a Verizon authorized retailer, is offering two $1,000 grants for K-12 teachers. To apply, instructors need to submit a creative lesson plan detailing how you would use Virtual Reality (VR) equipment in your classroom. 
More information about this opportunity can be found here:
The application deadline, May 21st, 2019, is fast approaching. We don't want any teachers missing out on this opportunity!

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact 
Rob Mitchell
Communications Specialist | The Beacon
Fios.Verizon.com | Verizon Authorized Retailer
206 College St. | Pineville, NC - 28134

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC)
Energy Education Opportunities

To be placed on the email list to receive registration information, contact Angela McGee at Angela.McGee@tn.gov or 615-532-7816.