STEM

5 Reasons to Support STEM This Holiday

As the holiday season approaches, we hope you’ll keep STEMteachersNYC in mind when you consider your annual giving. As NYC’s only teacher-led platform for professional development in STEM we need your support now more than ever.

Graphical Applications in Math and Physics: Using Desmos and Simulations

In this workshop, we’ll learn about many of the functions of Desmos, a free online graphing calculator, with a focus on how to use Desmos to make meaning of mathematics.

Recognizing Bias and How it Shapes the STEM Curriculum

In this workshop join educators Jenny Shen and Caroline Doherty for a discussion on how to recognize implicit bias and use it as a lens to frame STEM teaching practices.

Spin Me Around: Building a Conceptual Understanding of Circular Motion

October 14, 2017 Led by: Cat Garland and Claire DeChant If fidget spinners are any indication, students LOVE studying circular motion! In this 3-hour workshop we will spend time in both student-mode and teacher-mode building a conceptual understanding of circular motion by using a combination of hands-on exploration and practicing explaining our understanding using multiple

Exploring NYC’s Waterways: Teacher Field Trip to High Bridge

A Water Ecology & Engineering themed teacher-fun field trip to NYC’s oldest standing bridge, built in 1848 to bring water from the Bronx into Manhattan via the Croton Aqueduct.

Modeling “Plus”: Responsive and Student-Centered Approaches to Modeling in STEM

Join us for a workshop exploring strategies that integrate project-based, problem-based, and challenge-based learning alongside a foundational modeling curriculum in the STEM classroom.