Vernier Software & Technology to Host 31 Free Data-Collection Workshops this Fall

Hands-on workshops help science educators integrate probeware and data-collection technology into their curriculum

BEAVERTON, Oregon, August 2, 2017 — This fall, Vernier Software & Technology will host 31 free, hands-on workshops around the country to help science educators integrate data-collection technology into their curriculum. Each four-hour workshop will be led by a knowledgeable training specialist who will work alongside educators as they explore classroom-ready labs that incorporate the award-winning line of data-collection technology from Vernier. 

“Our data-collection workshops provide educators at all levels with a great hands-on professional learning opportunity,” said John Wheeler, CEO of Vernier Software & Technology. “Whether they are new to probeware or just looking to hone their skills, educators will learn helpful techniques and best practices for using data-collection technology in new and innovative ways with their students.” 

During the workshops, educators will learn important skills and strategies for integrating data-collection technology into their physics, chemistry, biology, and environmental/Earth Science lessons to help meet the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). After an overview of the technology, educators will have the opportunity to explore popular experiments across a wide variety of grade levels and science disciplines. 

In addition to the training, each workshop includes a light meal and a downloadable Workshop Training Manual, which includes ready-to-use lab handouts for all science disciplines. Interested educators can select dates from the schedule below.  

September 2017 Workshop Dates and Locations

September 13: Houston, TX

September 14: Houston, TX

September 16: San Antonio, TX

September 18: Austin, TX

September 19: Ft. Worth, TX

September 19: St. Louis, MO

September 20: Dallas, TX

September 20: Evansville, IN

September 21: Louisville, KY

September 23: Oklahoma City, OK

September 23: Lexington, KY

September 25: Cincinnati, OH

September 25: Tulsa, OK

September 26: Indianapolis, IN

September 26: Wichita, KS

September 27: Kansas City, MO

September 28: Omaha, NE

September 28: Chicago, IL

September 30: Des Moines, IA

September 30: Chicago, IL

October 2017 Workshop Dates and Locations

October 2: Milwaukee, WI

October 2: Minneapolis, MN

October 3: Madison, WI

October 12: Grand Rapids, MI

October 14: Detroit, MI

October 14: Albany, NY

October 16: Cleveland, OH

October 16: Providence, RI

October 17: Pittsburgh, PA

October 17: Boston, MA

October 18: Nashua, NH

For complete details and to register for a Vernier workshop closest to you, visit http://www.vernier.com/training/workshops/.

About Vernier Software & Technology

Vernier Software & Technology has led the innovation of scientific data-collection technology for 36 years. Vernier was founded by a former physics teacher and employs educators at all levels of the organization. The company is committed to teachers and to developing creative ways to teach and learn science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) using hands-on science. Vernier creates easy-to-use and affordable science interfaces, sensors, and graphing/analysis software. With worldwide distribution to over 140 countries, Vernier data loggers are used by educators and students from elementary school to university. Vernier technology-based solutions enhance STEM education, increase learning, build students' critical thinking skills, and support the science and engineering practices detailed in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The Vernier business culture is grounded in Earth-friendly policies and practices, and the company provides a family-friendly workplace. For more information, visit http://www.vernier.com.

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