Brevard Public Schools

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Stone Magnet Middle School students in the SPAM Challenge Tournament, a robotics competition

Brevard Public Schools (BPS) serves more than 72,000 students, making it the 10th largest of 67 school districts in Florida and the 48th largest district in the United States. Brevard County, located on the central east coast of Florida, is nearly equal to the landmass of the state of Rhode Island. It is home to the Kennedy Space Center and, while unemployment has recently risen, the county has a vibrant economy that combines high-tech with tourism and agriculture. Guided by its strategic plan vision, BPS strives to serve every student with excellence as the standard.

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Advancing Improvement in Education Annual Conference

Organization: Advancing Improvement in Education
Location: Austin, TX
Date: September 23-25, 2014

AIE's mission is to connect leaders to inspire accountability, innovation, and possibility for school improvement through partnerships and research-based best practices. This year's focus examines the HOW of our work, the heart and soul of our work as educators. Our journey examining the HOW promises to connect the what and why and give tools and resources to help refine your craft and advance improvement in education. Learn more

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Evaluating Resources for NGSS: The EQuIP Rubric

Organization: National Science Teachers Association
Date: July 29, 2014 3:30-5:00 PM EASTERN

One of the key needs for successful implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards are resources that are well-aligned to the standards. The Educators Evaluating the Quality of Instructional Products (EQuIP) Rubric for science provides criteria by which to measure the alignment and overall quality of lessons and units with respect to the NGSS. Learn more
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