STEMteachersNYC hosted 4 full Modeling InstructionTM workshops this summer. During this time, we also hosted 4 high school interns. This provided us with some unique perspectives about what it is like for students to witness teachers engaged in professional development. Personally, I was curious to hear what students would pick up on, and what they thought about watching teachers
STEMteachersNYC had an enviable problem. The nonprofit, which is dedicated to cultivating excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) teaching and to promoting- self-confidence and success for students, was growing so fast that the group’s part-time volunteer organizers were having a difficult time keeping up.
Announced by 100Kin10 at the White House Science Fair – STEMteachersNYC has been selected to receive a $195,000 grant from, to expand the reach and quality of engineering and computer science education across New York State. The project is a collaboration of STEMteachersNYC with the American Modeling Teachers Association, the American Association of Physics Teachers, and the
Here are some of the neat features of the nine workshops offered by STEMteachersNYC this summer that you won’t find in the official workshop descriptions. And it’s all in New York City — a pretty cool place to hang out for a few weeks while engaging in great professional development. Even better, bring a friend. Click
2015 has been a tremendous year for STEMteachersNYC. Our explicit goal has been to move from an ambitious, young startup, entirely dependent upon voluntary effort, to a sustainable, staffed organization that can support our rapidly growing membership (532 on Dec 28) and level of activity (more than 20 weekend workshops and 7 summer workshops in
by Jennifer Herring, STEMteachersNYC VP for Development It is amazing what talented young people can do. Last summer, STEMteachersNYC provided an internship in videography to Yunfei Liu, a student from Shanghai going into her senior year in high school here in NYC. Yunfei was so inspired by the workshops she was shooting that she decided