Professional Development

Phenomena First: Engaging Students in Next Generation Science Standards

In this workshop, participants will learn how to use phenomena to engage students in Next Generation Science Standards, which integrate science practices, crosscutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas.

Culturally Responsive STEM Teaching

In this workshop, explore various approaches to Culturally Responsive Teaching in the STEM classroom.

Cultivating a Passion for Physics: Everyday Actions for Developing Your Students’ Physics Identity

In this workshop, learn how to help students construct a physics identity where they see themselves as physicists and grow their confidence in understanding its value and application in a variety of STEM fields.

Starting the Year Off Right: Powerful Activities for Day 1

Leaders: Seth Guinals-Kupperman and Frank Noschese | A great first day with a new class can set the tone just right for a great year together. This workshop will explore and showcase engaging first-day-of-school activities for science and math teachers. We will consider opportunities and challenges from both student and teacher’s perspective, and have a

“Show Me What You Know”: Strategies for Effective Assessments in STEM

This workshop will share strategies for helping students assess their own understanding of concepts in the STEM classroom.

Kid Talk Teacher Talk

A workshop series exploring best practices in teaching science in grades K-3.