STEM

Incorporating Multiple Representations

Led by Zhanna Glazenburg Utilizing multiple representations helps students create a deeper and more thorough understanding of scientific concepts. When students build connections and explain their thinking using pictures, graphs, equations, and words they construct a much more profound understanding. Thus both Next Generation Science Standards and the redesigned College Board AP Biology, Chemistry &

A STEAMy Introduction – Building to Code with 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? This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to a promising solution: ​OpenSCAD, an easy-to-use

Meet the STEM Teachers at the Microsoft Store

  Come meet passionate, dedicated teachers who are using a highly effective pedagogy to get students engaged in mastering STEM subjects.   Learn why STEMteachersNYC was recently mentioned by the White House for its professional development programs and how they are helping create a workforce for the 21st Century. Enjoy a drink and some tasty

Facilitating Students’ Creativity Through Experimental Design

Led by Pat Connick, Ph.D. We know conducting research builds scientific thinking, but 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 to build more research and experimental design into your high school STEM classroom? Participants will work

Starting the Year Off Right: Powerful Activities for Day 1

This workshop will explore and showcase engaging first-day-of-school activities for science and math teachers.

Graph it Out! Make Sense of Data in Math and Science

In this workshop, we will examine an approach to data collection and analysis that students can return to again and again as a process for finding and representing mathematical patterns.