Playing with Physics: Pyret Is Not Just Coding

By Alvin Jiang | August 2018 STEMteachersNYC is an organization that helps educators explore different approaches to teaching in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Their programs utilize a teaching approach called modeling instruction where participants use whiteboards to develop models of physical phenomena and allow small groups to take notes and think from each other’s

Discover STEM: Looking into the Teacher World as a Student

By Cindy Yan | August 2018 This summer is special to me, Cindy Yan, a rising high school junior who was born in China and goes to school in California. I recently attended a workshop organized by STEMteachersNYC called Computational Modeling in Physics as an intern. As a student in a room of teachers, I

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Announces STEM Loan Forgiveness Program

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy made a big move to encourage students to pursue a STEM education. He gave the green light for a STEM Loan Forgiveness Program. North Jersey News relayed the governor’s belief that innovation has always been a strong suit in New Jersey. “We’re trying to reclaim that space,” he exclaimed. The Program’s Objective

NYC DOE STEM Institute | Summer 2018 Registration

STEMteachersNYC is excited to be partnering with the New York City Department of Education’s STEM Institute this summer. Registration is now open for all NYC public schools teachers to sign up for workshops that will take place August 7 – 9. Make sure to check out our workshop ST27 – Project-based Learning Strategies in STEM​ led

Seth Guinals-Kupperman wins Muller Award at Math for America

STEMteachersNYC is excited to announce that board member and co-founder Seth Guinals-Kupperman has been selected as a winner for the 2018 Math for America Muller Award for Professional Influence in Education. Through his work as a teacher and a workshop leader for STEMteachersNYC he’s demonstrated a passion for both physics and physics education. Congratulations to Seth for

Seeking Elementary Science Mentors | Paid Opportunity this Summer!

Call for Elementary Science Mentors! STEMteachersNYC is currently seeking teachers who can serve as mentors in our Kid Talk Teacher Talk (KT3) program this summer. The KT3 program is designed to raise the level of science instruction in grades K-3 by drawing from elementary teacher’s expertise in reading, writing, and other subject areas. Our goal is to support and empower