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High School Programs
Description:
This group will be for high schools involved with the AOPA High School Aviation Initiative.
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Public
Location:
421 Aviation Way, Frederick, MD 21701, United States
Members:
82

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James Kuhl 30
What do you hope to gain from the High School Aviation Hangar group? 
 
For Bill Rose - Here in Anderson IN, the Cupertino Aviation Club is working with a local Charter School to create a ...
Hey William
I've had this discussion with Cindy and for AOPA its a complicated issue.  Their trying to provide ...
I'm currently working on a feasibility study for the creation of an aviation learning center. I first started work ...
Cindy Hasselbring 31
Hi Everyone!

For those of you who are teachers and teaching aviation courses at the high school level, can you share what certification you have that allows you to teach these courses in your state?  States all have different requirements and trying to gauge what the differences are.  Thanks!
David's correct on Science credit classes, but... under Career Technical Education (CTE) in Texas you'd need ...
For a teacher in Texas to teach  High School level sciences, the requirement is a Highly Qualified Status, which ...
Bill, Mark H is in Kentucky.
UT requires teachers obtain a teaching license in 3 years through a program called alternate route to lice ...
Where are you at Mark?
 
Cindy Hasselbring 31
Hello!  AOPA is inviting schools to apply to use its newly developed ninth grade aviation STEM curriculum for the 2018-19 school year.  This curriculum includes all materials a teacher needs for the year-lesson plans, PowerPoints, student assessments, student activities, etc.  The ninth ...
Hi Jim, thank you so much for your interest in the AOPA high school curriculum.  At this time, the curriculum is only ...
Hi , Not sure if this is possible. But I just got a call from CESA 7 in wisconsin and they would like to offer an intro to ...
Hi, I have used my drone in Physics in several different ways. The First was to take it out on a windy day and have ...
Cindy Hasselbring 31
Hello!  Are any of you aware of a high school that uses drones as part of a STEM class, like math or science?  If so, can you share more about how they use drones to teach the content?  Thanks!
Nancy and I have talked about it a little bit, but not sure if we have any active STEM classes outside of my Aerospace ...
David Newill 4693
I have been mentoring a HS senior who is ready to solo - only to find that he cannot get an FAA medical due to elementary school ADHD medications. This has lead me down the path to learn what I can about these medications and the FAA requirements to clear a person - no longer taking such, but having once ...
Thank you for sharing this and making this suggestion!  I will certainly talk to our medical team here and see what ...
Cindy Hasselbring 31
For those of you who use drones in your classrooms, can you please provide examples of what has worked for you?  How much are they and where did you buy them from?
That's great feedback, Nathan!  Thank you!  I'll share that with others who ask.
I have used quite a few, the best ones are about a foot across.  They are slower than the micro drones so the kids can ...
That's great, Bill!  Good to know the one provided in the kit is helpful!  
I've used the small kit drone from the CAP AE program for free, the kits are actually sold by a company called Quad ...
Nathan McAfee 1508
Check these out https://rodmachado.com/pages/free-flight-instructor-elearning-tools  
Rod Machado has a lot of great resources, thanks for sharing, Nathan!
Nathan McAfee 1508
When creating an assignment in Canvas select External Tool for submission type.  Then scroll down and select Turnitin as your tool.  It will have quite a few kids insisting that Shakespere went forweard in time and stole the content the kid just submitted before they finally admit they copied ...
No clue, it is part of our canvas.  I tried to search it on google and there was no mention of cost.
Is in Does turnitin cost. Do teacher sign up?
Carolyn Bitner-Collins 1503

Hi All

 

Since the school where I teach decided they weren’t going to use this program I have been lurking. And, I am jealous that I haven’t been able to join in. But, now I have a request for your help.

 

I have been asked to give a talk to a graduate level class about outreach techniques to get students ...

This is the reply from a High School that has had a very good  Aviation Program for the past six or more years.  Their ...
I'm in the beginning stages of starting a high school program.  The first step was to start an after school club, ...
The OBAP is included on the trip to the local airport - Grand Prairie - as they are the ones with the airplanes for the ...
That is pretty awesome, Carolyn!  I wonder if they have tapped into Organization of Black Aerospace ...
I went to the Aerospace and Aviation Exposure at The Place on 22 October.
 
The Place is part of T. D. Jakes ...
Doug Adomatis 3714
Hello, I have convinced my administration to offer a first course in aviation/aerospace as an elective in the fall of 2018.  Students will be able to register for the course in the spring.  What are my next steps?  Before you say, "Come to the symposium on Monday!" I must tell you that I tried to ...
Hi Doug
Hope ya'll had a great Turkey Day break... My advice is to start small and dream big.  The great thing about ...
Hello Bill!  I have a lot of questions about the curriculum.  We have not committed to a specific curriculum yet.  ...
Hi Doug,
I reached out on Linked-in.  Ask as many questions as you'd like!  We started our program last year here in ...
Hey Doug, Derek here, Nashville Tennessee. I would be very happy to assist you with building a program. Email me at ...
Hi Doug!  Thanks for reaching out to this group!  Many should have some good insights for you for how to get ...

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