Professional Development

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.

Modeling Leadership

The Modeling InstructionTM Leadership Workshop trains experienced Modeling InstructionTM teachers to lead workshops for other teachers.

KID TALK AND TEACHER TALK IN ELEMENTARY SCIENCE

Workshop Led by: Jason Sullivan, Lindsay Fox, Diana Loiacono, and Amy Wish Interested in learning how to raise the level of student discourse in your science class? Want to learn some key strategies for getting students of all ability levels interested and engaged in your lesson?  Join us to gain some valuable NGSS-aligned teaching strategies that

The Modeling InstructionTM Leadership Workshop

Led by Mark Schober and Craig Buszka The Modeling InstructionTM Leadership Workshop trains experienced Modeling Instruction teachers to lead workshops for other teachers. The Leadership workshop sharpens participants’ understanding of the Modeling philosophy and pedagogy as well as the features of curricula that support the Modeling philosophy. The workshop also develops participants’ skills with tools