I had the privilige of representing my state (yes, I was the sole representative from my entire state) during the summer of 2012. I loved the opportunity to network with fellow 3-5 teachers from around the world.
(Laura and I organized a surprise flash mob as a thank you for NSTA and Exxon. Ponchos were involved. It was epic.)
We not only learned about science, but did science and math. It was like science camp for grown ups! For more information, visit NSTA's website!
(On a side note, we stayed right across the water from New York City and had evenings free to explore! I caught a showing of Phantom of the Opera on Broadway, was on the jumbo tron in Times Square, visited the 9/11 memorial and took a horse drawn carriage ride through Central Park!)
(Plus, I met the Mickelsons! They're also Arizona State Alums, so we're showing some Sun Devil love)
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