Spring 2021 Opportunities
Louisiana Tech is excited to offer several opportunities during Spring 2021 for GEAR UP districts. These opportunities are made available by SciTEC in the College of Education through a USDOE grant provided by the LOSFA division of the Louisiana Board of Regents.
There is something for students and teachers, plus the opportunity to provide feedback on additional offerings you would like to see! Check out the below opportunities and sign up today! If you have any questions, please email us at email@example.com.
ACT Crash Course
Are you signed up for the ACT on April 17th or June 12th? Take our ACT Crash Course to review the main topics on the ACT that have been chunked together to help you remember it on test day. While every student is different, most ACT Prep students see an increase of 4 - 8 points.
March 8th - April 15th
GEAR UP Mini Camp
Are you ready to learn something new while having fun this spring? We have monthly mini camps you can complete on your own time and at your own pace! Each mini camp includes monthly challenges, and you might even win a prize! Join us!
March 1 - 31: What can you make with a cardboard box?
April 1 - 30: Augmented Reality, what is that?
May 1 - 31: Exploration through Virtual Field Trips
Need help in Math, English, or Science? Join our GEAR UP ZOOM Room provided by SciTEC on Mondays through Thursdays from 3:00 pm-5:00 pm to meet with our live tutor! The ZOOM room is open for students in grades 10-12. Complete the registration form to learn more and get started this week!
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Are you having a hard time finding meaningful PD personalized to your interests or needs? Our professional developments will be personalized according to your responses to the comment section in the registration. Tell us what you want! Feel free to even add other topics.
Do you work with high school students? Do you want to help them increase their ACT scores for college acceptance and scholarships? If you answered yes, then you don't want to miss this 45 minute workshop designed to provide you with practical ideas to help your students succeed.
Saturday, March 13th from 10:00 - 11:00
Thursday, March 18th from 4:00 -5:00
Techie Tools and Tips
Would you like to learn about tools to add to your classroom which help your students collaborate and engage? What about tips for critical thinking? We have you covered! Join us for a fun packed PD which you can help personalize by adding comments on the registration form! Join us!
Saturday, April 10th 10:00 - 12:00
Active Learning Online
Our educational landscape has shifted faster in the past year than it has over the last several decades. Would you like to learn about strategies and tools you can utilize to actively engage your students online? Join us for online tips and tricks you can use today!
Saturday, May 8th 10:00 - 12:00
ACT Crash Course
Are you thinking about signing up for the ACT Crash Course, but would like to take a glimpse at what is offered? Through our ACT Crash Course, ACT Specialist, Cindy Wallace, will walk students through top lessons to raise their ACT score. This course includes live Zoom sessions, digital lessons, student workbooks, and access to numerous ACT resources. Below you can view a sample mini lesson to see how easily this content is broken down:
Cardboard Challenge Mini Camp
The mini camp for the month of March 2021 is all about cardboard! Did you know there are even careers related to this month's topic? You can see a glimpse of our camp below. If you signed up for mini camps, you received a welcome email with your Discovery Education logon information. You also received a March Mini Camp email which included an overview of the camp along with the link to the below Padlet. Did you sign up for this month's mini camp? If not, there is still time! You may sign up here http://bit.ly/GUspring21 If you need help or have questions, please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org