We are working to visit and look at a fantastic center located in Grand Junction, Colorado. The John McConnell Math and Science Center has been providing science and math based inquiry to all of Colorado for many, many years.
Here is their site: John McConnell Center
We will post up several observations once our official connection and visit has been made. They do a great job there and we like the model by which they operate!
 
The PISA study is a global study by OECD conducted every three years since its inception in 2000 to measure the mastery of core subjects by students by country. Click below to see where the USA ranks in reading, mathematics and science.

Summarized PISA results for 2009
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The 2011 Morgridge Family Foundation SHARE FAIR for 21st Century Classroom Collaboration is set for April 30, 2011.

 The 2011 Share Fair will focus on STEM and showcase many new and exciting methods and technologies to support educators.

The past 2 Share Fairs have been hugely popular and registrations "sold out".  For 2011, the number of registrations is limited due to building size constraints.  

You are required to Pre-Register for this event; no on-site walk-on registrations will be accepted.

If you have any questions about Share Fair, please contact our Event Coordinator, LoAnn Ross, 2011-ShareFair@comcast.net.