The Florida section of the American Association of Physics Teachers
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Oct 2020 Newsletter
Join us this Saturday for the (totally free!) virtual Fall meeting of AAPT Florida. Zoom starts at 8:AM, activities begin at 8:15.
Tues Oct 13 from 5-6:PM is "Florida's TESLA Tails - Electricity and Magnetism", the first workshop of FSU's new Virtual Science Collaborative is with Carlos Villa from the NHMFL.
Oct 25 - 31: #BlackinPhysicsWeek with an Open Mic night, virtual socials, and tips on student success from K12 through tenure. Follow on Twitter at #BlackinPhysicsWeek
Nov 5 - 8: National Society of Black Physicists virtual conference. Not sure? Check out their great YouTube video for lots of reasons why you should attend.
Our very own AAPT-FL Section Rep, Shawn Weatherford, was ranked one of the Most-Loved Professors at the University of Florida by College Magazine.
Florida State's new Virtual Science Collaborative supports K12 science teachers navigating the challenges of teaching in blended, hybrid, or virtual settings. Learn with and from others, share your experiences, and gain access to materials and resources to help you navigate this new frontier in science education.
AAPT Florida will be electing a Section Representative at this Saturday's meeting. You must be a dues-paying member (only $20) to self-nominate or vote.
AAPT's journal The Physics Teacher is looking for a Column Editor to curate a new column on issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion. See posting for details and contact info.
StarBase Patrick in Melbourne is hiring a Director for their STEM initiative for "at Risk" 5th grade youths. Must have a state teaching certification (Florida highly desired) and a Masters Degree in Education or Business. Send resume to Jim Christensen at Jim@ShareSpace.org.
AAPT Florida Past-President