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Science Teachers Association of Texas

STAT is a statewide organization of elementary through college teachers and supervisors in science education and others dedicated to maintaining the highest levels of science education in Texas schools.

Texas Marine Education Association

To develop an awareness of the marine environment as an integral part of the earth, as well as an important part of American way of life and society. To create a sense of responsibility for water by embracing the conservation, protection, and proper uses of the oceans, coastal zones, and freshwater resources.

National Marine Educators Association

Texas Association of Biology Teachers

The purposes of the Association are exclusively scientific, educational, literary, charitable, and no other, and in furtherance of only these purposes the particular business and goals of TABT are -
(a) To facilitate the dissemination of biological knowledge;
(b) To encourage scientific thinking and the utilization of the methods of science through the teaching of biology;
(c) To make available to the biology teachers of the state of Texas information concerning the selection, organization, and presentation of biological materials;
(d) To stress the interrelationships of biology to other sciences and to other educational experiences;
(e) To plan, organize, and administer projects for the advancement and utilization of knowledge in biological
science education;

National Association of Biology Teachers

The National Association of Biology Teachers is the largest national association dedicated exclusively to the concerns of biology and life science educators. To date, nearly 8,000 educators have joined NABT to share experiences and expertise with other biology educators from around the globe; keep up with trends and developments in the field; and grow professionally.

Texas Association for Environmental Education

The purpose of EETAP is to provide environmental education training and related support to education professionals. Through this training, EETAP's ultimate goal is to increase the public's ability to make responsible environmental decisions by developing awareness and knowledge about environmental issues, and promoting critical thinking and other skills needed to make sound environmental decisions

National Science Teachers Association

NSTA provides many programs and services for science educators, including awards, professional
development workshops, and educational tours. NSTA offers professional certification for science teachers in eight teaching level and discipline area categories. In addition, NSTA has a World Wide Web site with links to state, national, and international science education organizations, an on-line catalog of publications, and two "discussion rooms" to foster interaction and ongoing conversations about science education. NSTA's web address is http://www.nsta.org.

GirlTECH

Through GirlTECH and MCSA, teachers
Are provided with Rice University Internet accounts and software for Internet access.
Receive intensive computer technology training from master teachers, especially in the use of the Internet.
Explore diversity issues in the computational sciences through presentations and group discussions.
Utilize online resources as a research, teaching, and collaboration tool.
Create their own home pages, design and publish Web-based math and science lessons, and create home pages for their schools.
Gain an awareness of the latest research in the computational sciences and hear from business and industry leaders' expectations of students for the 21st century;
Explore representation issues and teacher practices that impact girls' interest in computers.
Become members of an ongoing teachers' technology electronic support group that communicates throughout the year.
Establish a student technology council on their campuses to ensure a transfer of knowledge from teacher to students.
Make a one-year commitment to advanced training and to an integration of technology into their teaching practices.

Houston Area League of PC Users

HAL-PC is a network of more than 11,000 individuals who help each other learn more about personal computers. HAL-PC is a non-profit corporation formed to facilitate learning in all areas and disciplines through individuals teaching each other and the community ways to obtain maximum benefits from personal computing. HAL-PC was founded in 1982 with about 20 members, some of whom migrated from CP/M machines. From the start and continuing today the basic philosophy is the same: helping each other use computers more effectively and become more productive in their application

EDWEB

. The purpose of this hyperbook is to explore the worlds of educational reform and information technology. With EdWeb, you can hunt down on-line educational resources around the world, learn about trends in education policy and information infrastructure development, examine success stories of computers in the classroom, and much, much more. EdWeb is a dynamic work-in-progress, and numerous changes and additions occur on a regular basis.

The Eisenhower National Clearinghouse

The Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education (ENC) is funded through a contract with the U. S. Department of Education to provide K-12 teachers with a central source of information on mathematics and science curriculum materials. ENC was established in 1992 at The Ohio State University and is located in Columbus, Ohio.

TENET

Our purpose is to provide the most useful, up-to-date resources for the Texas education community, including teachers, administrators, parents and students. For more information about our organization, visit About TENET.

New Scientist

New Scientist provides the latest and most current information about events in science and math. Articles and research summaries as well as numerous pertinent links are found here.

ERIC

ERIC has one of the largest indexed database allowing teachers to access any topic related to teaching.

 

These pages authored and maintained by Marcella Dawson. Revised 06/24/99. Copyright 1995 CRPC GirlTECH. All rights reserved. . Email your comments. These pages were developed through GirlTECH '96, a teacher training and student technology council program sponsored by the Center for Research on Parallel Computation (CRPC), a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center.