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STEMteachersNYC is dedicated to interchange and interaction among teachers of various STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) disciplines. Our general purpose is to cultivate excellence in STEM teaching and to promote learning, self-confidence and success for our students.

Upcoming Spring Workshops

** Notates workshops where up to 15 NYC DOE teachers can earn $$ at the “per session ($45.65/hour)” hourly rate for attending. (View workshop pages for more information)

March 5th
10:00am - 1:00pm
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Led by: Mark Schober

This workshop is based around a low-cost wave-driver and amplifier driven by a free smartphone app for investigating wave propagation in strings. We will begin by examining properties of standing waves on strings, followed by

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March 5th
10:00am - 1:00pm
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Led by: Manjula Nair and Pat Higgiston

We know it’s a best practice, but it can be a challenging task to take on especially when teachers  already have so much on their plate.  This workshop will highlight and simplify multiple ways to incorporate

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April 2nd
10:00am - 1:00pm
STEAMy OpenSCAD

Led by: Justin Gohde

Computer Science. Computational Thinking. STEAM. 3D Printing. Engineering. Spatial Reasoning…. Everyone agrees that these 21st Century Skills are vitally important, but how in the world can schools fit all of this “new” content into their already packed curriculum?

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April 2nd
10:00am - 1:00pm
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Led by: Pat Connick, Ph.D.

Do you find it challenging to incorporate authentic experimental design into your already jammed pack curriculum? This workshop will offer some time saving and effective techniques…

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Upcoming Summer Workshops

You can earn $$ to attend 2 of our workshops if you Are you a NY State or NY City physics teacher who uses Modeling Instruction or a teacher of grades K through 3? Check out workshop info below.

July 5-7
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Led by: Mark Schober and Manjula Nair

This three-day workshop will guide you through the steps to set up your classes for standards-based grading..

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July 22-23
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Led by: Mark Schober

This workshop will provide tips, training, and some practice planning a successful STEM teacher professional development workshop of your own

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July 10-14
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Led by: Mark Schober

During this one-week introduction to the principles of Modeling Instruction we’ll introduce several aspects of modeling such as.

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July 10-21
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Led by: Michael Crofton

Intended for teachers who have taken Mechanics Modeling. Teachers will work through electric charge and the electric fields produced by charges.  Next they will delve into electrical energy, the concept of electric potential, circuits, electric fields, and magnetic fields.

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July 17-28
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Led by: Zhanna Glazenburg and Steve Lance

Learn a fantastic teaching method known as Modeling Instruction, and how it can help improve and deepen your students’ understanding of crucial concepts in physics. This workshop will immerse you in Modeling Instruction

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July 24 - Aug 4
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Led by: Donghong Sun and Rachel Ward

Intended for chemistry teachers who have taken the Chemistry 1 Modeling workshop. Participants will be guided through the development and application of the structure of the atom, covalent bonding, intermolecular forces, equilibrium and acids and bases.

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July 31-Aug 11
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Led by: Jeff Hengesbach

This workshop will engage participants in some great STEM activities to invigorate your teaching practices which will improve student engagement, content retention, and student discourse…

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Aug 7-18
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Led by: Christopher Resch and Glen Stuart

Aimed at expanding teachers’ best practices toolbox for facilitating student discourse and reflection in their high school biology class. Participants will learn strategies

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July 24 - Aug 4
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Kid Talk Teacher Talk

Best Practices in Teaching Science to K-3

Led by: Jason Sullivan and Craig Buszka

If you are a K – 3 teacher, you’re invited to join us, for a paid 2-week project on active learning in elementary science.

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July 31-Aug 18
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Are you a NY State or NY City physics teacher who uses Modeling Instruction? Join us for a paid 3-week development project, to integrate computational modeling using Bootstrap’s Pyret language in Modeling Physics First.

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Looking to get a better understanding of what STEMteachersNYC workshops are like, and how they can impact you and your teaching practices? Check out our new video.

Check out this  8 min video highlighting how the core idea behind forces and motion (pushing and pulling) is demonstrated to teachers in one of STEMteachersNYC’s workshops.  All our summer workshops will provide a similar experience. Now is the time to register so check out our summer workshops below and find the one for you!

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