AAPT Florida

The Florida section of the American Association of Physics Teachers

Newsletter #2 for March 2020

Previous newsletters can also be found in the newsletter archive. Good luck, take care, and let us know if we can do anything else to help. - Adam & the AAPT Florida team

News

  • Free access to PASCO materials: "Everything is free now, including videos with collected data to be used for analysis by our universities. Our books are free, the software is free, the videos are free, and folks can contact me if we can support them any further." - JP Keener jkeener@pasco.com
  • Check out the new Jobs page on AAPTFlorida.org for statewide listings and hiring info. Contact aaptflorida@gmail.com to add a position.

Awards and Workshops

  • $1000 + paid conference travel: The AAPT Doc Brown Futures Award recognizes early-career members who demonstrate excellence in their contributions to AAPT and physics education and exhibit the potential to serve in an AAPT leadership role.
  • Be a mentee or mentor in the AAPT Underrepresented Teachers of Physics Fellowship program: Early career or preservice Physics teachers from underrepresented populations with more established Physics teachers who are also from underrepresented populations to build a community of experts all working to increase diversity of Physics teachers, and the broader field of Physics.
  • Quantum Computing HS Teacher Workshop: This six-day workshop from AAPT & IBM is about exploring (with teachers at the center) which elements of Quantum Computing can be immediately integrated into existing high school Math, Physics, and Computer Science courses. Stipend and paid travel to Washington D.C. Two sessions in July & August.

Adam LaMee, AAPT Florida Past-President