Professional Development

Assessment and Standards-Based Grading in STEM

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

Unit Planning & Curriculum Development with NGSS

In this workshop we will be using all three dimensions of NGSS to design a coherent and conceptual unit plan that will foster enduring understanding of not only content but the big ideas in science.

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.

Encouraging Diversity, Inclusion and Recognizing Bias and How it Shapes the STEM Curriculum

In this workshop join educators Jenny Shen and Caroline Doherty for a discussion on how to recognize implicit bias and use it as a lens to frame STEM teaching practices.

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