Big Idea #1 - Help OPI design a new website

The Office of Public Instruction is looking for input from teachers, administrators and members of the community to help the OPI update its website. Visit OPI's website to participate in the survey

Big Idea #2 - An interesting science career

Did you know oceanographers study more than just marine life? Read this article how the Chief Scientist for the National Ice Center is using his oceanography degree and skills in monitoring Artic sea ice for NOAA and the U.S. Navy.

Big Idea #3 - How knowledge helps reading nonfiction

Reading nonfiction can be challenging even for the most experienced reader. Mastering nonfiction takes prior knowledge and reading comprehension, necessary skills in some careers such engineering and medicine. Read the article to learn how to help students master the skills needed to read nonfiction.

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