Vernier Kicks Off Its Spring 2018 Data-Collection Workshop Series
Hands-on workshops help science and STEM educators learn new ways to integrate data-collection technologies into their curriculum
BEAVERTON, Oregon, February 23, 2018 — Vernier Software & Technology will host 21 free hands-on workshops to help science and STEM educators learn how to integrate Vernier data-collection technology—including the new Vernier Go Direct® wireless sensors—into their curriculum. Each four-hour workshop will be led by a Vernier training specialist who will guide attendees through classroom-ready labs using award-winning hardware, software, and mobile technologies.
“The data-collection workshops are ideal for physics, chemistry, biology, environmental science, Earth science, and middle school science teachers alike,” said John Wheeler, CEO of Vernier Software & Technology. “Teachers—regardless of their discipline and level of experience with data-collection technology—learn new and exciting ways to use technology to engage students in the scientific discovery process.”
Each workshop includes a light meal and the ability to download the Vernier Workshop Training Manual, which includes ready-to-use lab handouts for all science disciplines.
Interested educators can select dates from the schedule below.
March 2018 Workshop Dates and Locations
March 1: North Little Rock, AR
March 5: Memphis, TN
March 6: Birmingham, AL
March 8: Knoxville, TN
April 2018 Workshop Dates and Locations
April 3: Albuquerque, NM
April 5: Denver, CO
April 7: Cheyenne, WY
April 16: Las Vegas, NV
April 16: Fairfax County (Herndon), VA
April 17: Frederick, MD
April 18: San Bernardino (Loma Linda), CA
April 18: Wilmington (New Castle), DE
April 19: Irvine (Santa Ana), CA
April 19: Philadelphia, PA
April 21: Bakersfield, CA
April 21: Newark (Elizabeth), NJ
April 24: Stamford, CT
April 25: Hartford (East Hartford), CT
April 30: San Jose, CA
May 2018 Workshop Dates and Locations
May 1: Oakland, CA
May 2: Sacramento, CA
To learn more and register for a Vernier data-collection workshop near 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 37 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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