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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)…
Leveraging the Power of Teacher-Led Professional Learning
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!
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Upon learning that many of their water samples may be impure, students are motivated to devise a solution to contaminated drinking water.Read More
To delve deeper into the unit’s driving questions, we start with the concept of pH, or “power of hydrogen.” Students review a graphic illustrating the pH scale and learn that substances can be classified as acidic, neutral, or basic.Read More
The Flint, Michigan water crisis drew national attention to the effects of unsafe drinking water and issues of equity and social justice. It also opened up opportunities for engaging in socio-scientific issues in the science classroom (Ewing and Sadler 2020). Students consume hundreds of galloRead More
While the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic dominated the media throughout 2020, it may have been easy to forget that other tragedies were occurring in our country as well.Read More
The SAMPE Foundation awarded STEMteachersNYC with a $5,000 grant to support the 2020 STEM Summer Institute. The SAMPE Foundation…Read More
Do you teach physics? Would you like a flying start with using computation effectively in your teaching? Then this…Read More