STEMteachersNYC Summer Institute 2020

STEMteachersNYC Summer Institute 2020

July 6 – August 9, 2020 via Zoom Meet Our Summer Leaders!

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Upcoming Workshops

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Summer STEM Institute 2020

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Culturally Responsive STEM Initiative

Culturally Responsive STEM Initiative

STEMteachersNYC is committed to ensuring our programs and efforts reflect the diverse needs and communities of NYC, and... Join Us
Elementary STEM Initiative

Elementary STEM Initiative

About The Elementary STEM Initiative brings together a diverse group of early childhood and elementary STEM teachers in the... Join Us

The STEM Challenge

Addressing the STEM Crisis Through Teacher-Led Professional Learning

The US economy suffers from a shortage of qualified STEM workers for manufacturing and technical jobs, and according…

Only 20% of NYC high school students have access to a physics course, and this issue is even…

U.S. students rank 31st in science achievement among top-rated countries on the PISA (Program for International Student Assessment)…

Our Impact

Leveraging the Power of Teacher-Led Professional Learning

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Energize Your STEM Teaching

Join educators from around the city and world for hands-on professional development in STEM! We organize monthly STEM workshops, and summer intensives in biology, chemistry, math, computer science, physics, and middle/elementary science!

Upcoming Workshops

Register for the STEMteachersNYC Summer Institute 2020!

Join STEM teachers from around the world for our 10th annual Summer Institute which provides a forum for the highest quality teacher-led professional development in STEM, featuring hands-on workshops taught by real-world classroom teachers.

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Apply for the STEMteachersNYC Excellence in STEM Teaching Award, a scholarship program to support the cost of professional development programs offered at this summer’s Institute.

Summer STEM Institute 2020

Consilience - “Literally a ‘jumping together’ of knowledge by the linking of facts and fact-based theory across disciplines to create a common groundwork of explanation” E.O. Wilson (Consilience, 1998) This weekly reading club will explore questions and ideas that embrace the consilience ethos specifically as it relates to sustainability and
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A comprehensive, multi-layered deep dive into Culturally Responsive Teaching, this 3-Day summer intensive workshop will build on STEMteachersNYC CRT Task Force programming and create a space for participants to work together to co-generate a set of contextualized outcomes. The three day Dimensions of Responsiveness in STEM workshop will launch with
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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. By the end of the workshop you will leave with a completed NGSS-aligned unit plan
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This workshop will focus on ways to help children in the elementary grades (K-5) learn to ask and answer questions, make predictions, gather evidence, find patterns, and communicate their ideas. Through a series of hands-on activities and discussions, participants will explore how to use inquiry-driven, collaborative, and phenomena-based investigations with
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“I have been practicing this Modeling thing for a few years now but I want to take my skills to the next level.” “I am having trouble adapting what I learned about Modeling to my lessons. I wish I had someone to get advice from.” “How do I communicate what
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Our eventual return to in-person school will create a start of a school year unlike any we have experienced previously.  While adjustments to the curriculum will need to happen, this will not be enough to get all students on the right track to meeting grade-level goals. Meeting our learners where
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This three-day workshop will guide you through the steps to set up your classes for standards-based grading. We will show you an incremental approach to implementing SBG principles, provide sample learning standards, assessments, and gradebooks, and give you structured time and feedback as you tailor these tools for your own
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This year’s Advanced Assessment and Standards Based Grading workshop will be offered as a reunion option for returning alumni of prior year SBG summer workshops, teachers wanting to grow or review their own implementation, as well as an observation lab for participants from the introductory section taking place earlier in
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“Science is the study of the world as it is; Engineering is the creation of the world of tomorrow” – Theodore von Karman This three-day (4 hours per day) workshop is based on materials developed for a semester-long introductory engineering class, a one-week intensive miniterm class, and on lesson plans
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July 6, 2020 | Are you looking to save time and streamline your Regents Physics instruction? Come learn about a way to thoughtfully streamline central aspects of science teaching such as lab, lecture and assessment through Flipped Classroom Instruction! Participants will learn how to develop a lab format, structure and
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Teachers: Ask your school to pay for your ticket!

Principals: Purchase a pack of tickets for your teachers!

We encourage teachers to attend as teams! Please see our Registration FAQs page for Invoice Request details. 

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Our Approach

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Our Programs & Working Groups

Culturally Responsive STEM Initiative

STEMteachersNYC is committed to ensuring our programs and efforts reflect the diverse needs and communities of NYC, and... read more

Consilience Coalition

Consilience (n): "Literally a 'jumping together' of knowledge by the linking of facts and fact-based theory across disciplines... read more

Elementary STEM Initiative

About The Elementary STEM Initiative brings together a diverse group of early childhood and elementary STEM teachers in the... read more

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Join a Community of STEM Teachers Become a member of STEMteachersNYC and join a community of STEM teachers…

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News, Announcements and Upcoming Events

To the members of STEMteachersNYC, This moment of anger and pain in our national consciousness – the latest…

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Do you teach physics? Would you like a flying start with using computation effectively in your teaching? Then this…

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Are you new to teaching or new to modeling and want more support for your teaching practice? Looking…

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Over the course of this year’s STEMteachersNYC 2019 Summer Institute, we hosted three interns from China and the…

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Add depth to authentic inquiry and make an impact with active learning in your classroom.   This Summer…

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“Learning is not a competition.” Use of alternative assessments in interdisciplinary STEM classrooms is gradually expanding and being…

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Program Director Chris Kennedy will be presenting on STEMteachersNYCat a STEM in NYC Colloquium presented by the Department of…

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The STEM Expo is a teacher-led forum exploring the future of STEM Education in NYC and beyond. Drawing…

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