February 12, 2019
Congratulations to Benjamin Franklin Middle School, Our Newest School to Watch
Math Framework Released: Even More on the Way
February #INspirEDlit Newsletter
RosieCon Book Festival for Teens, March 16
Champions in the Middle Trainings
We realize that recent weather has wreaked havoc with trying to plan ahead. At this point, these trainings are available. If your district has a high school that is also interested, they may attend as well. Trainings will be from 9:30-11:30.
February 20: Homestead HS (Fort Wayne)
Thursday, February 21: Rochester MS (Oscar Haughs)
Tuesday, February 26: Tri-West MS (Travis Smith)
Wednesday, February 27: Lowell MS (Becky Pavich)
Does Your School Have 4th, 5th, or 6th Graders?
Grade 4-6 students can celebrate National Ag Day by entering an essay contest.
The theme "Agriculture: Food for Life", challenges students to think critically about the important role agriculture plays in their lives and the lives of those around them.
✨Contestants must be Indiana residents, and only one essay can be submitted per person. Essays must be 12-point font, double-spaced, and cannot exceed 200 words. No handwritten essays will be accepted.
✨Winners will receive $200 for first place and $100 for second place, and will be invited to attend a special recognition ceremony at the Indiana Statehouse on March 18.
✨Essays will be evaluated based on the following criteria: material organization, vocabulary and style,neatness, and grammar, punctuation and spelling
Entries must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 28, 2019.
INSPIRE3 (formerly genOn IN) Update
Opportunities for Educators & Students
February 12-March 21: Math Extravaganzas around the State
February 15, 26: Middle School Integrating Computer Science Workshops
February 17: Random Acts of Kindness Day
February 18: Deadline to Apply for Gilder Lehrman Summer Seminars
February 21: Computer Science Curriculum Showcase, Center Grove
February 22: Schools to Watch Workshop at South Ripley JH
February 28: Children's Museum Spring Educator Preview, 5-7:30
February 28: Digital Learning Day
February 28: Deadline for Food for Life Essay Contest
March 1: Deadline for articles, next IMLEA print newsletter
March 8: Deadline to submit proposals to present at IMLEA 2019 Conference
March 9: Thinking Outside the (Specimen) Box: Digital Paleontology Workshop, Bloomington
March 11: IMLEA Board Meeting, IASP, Indianapolis
March 16: RosieCon, Ben Davis HS, Indianapoils
September 29-30, 2019: IMLEA Conference, Indianapolis Marriott North