High 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 in STEM.

Introduction to Active Learning in STEM

During this one-week introduction to the principles of active learning in STEM, we’ll introduce several strategies such as facilitating student discourse, modeling, multiple representations in problem solving, and curriculum design.

Teaching Biology and the Living Environment via the NGSS

This workshop will explore active learning strategies for deepening your students’ understanding of crucial concepts in biology and the living environment.

NGSS and Phenomena-Based Learning

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.

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.

Design, Engineering and Maker Cultures

This workshop explores ways to infuse engineering, design thinking and affordable makerspace technologies into your curriculum.