Elementary School

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. 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 classes. Throughout, we will consider
Seeing Science Everywhere: Best Practices in Elementary (K-5) STEM 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 elementary students. In “student mode,”
Design, Engineering and Maker Cultures Interested in learning more about the engineering and design process, and how to incorporate it into your classroom? This workshop is designed to show how you can infuse engineering and design thinking into your curriculum. Drawing from the NGSS Engineering Design standards we'll explore how students can use design and affordable makerspace technologies to ask
Elementary STEMLab Learning and Leadership Institute

Applications for this program are now closed. We encourage you to register for our Seeing Science Everywhere: Best Practices in Elementary STEM program in July. Contact chris@stemteachersnyc.org to learn more! About the Program Join the Elementary STEMLab program, a professional development platform designed to engage teachers across the New York City area in the pursuit

Culturally Responsive STEM Teaching

In this workshop, explore various approaches to Culturally Responsive Teaching in the STEM classroom.

Seeing Science Everywhere: Part I (Grades PK – 2)

The workshop will focus on ways to help young children learn to gather evidence, ask and answer questions, make predictions, find patterns, and communicate their ideas.