Other Professional Development

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES (non-Science Center)

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ONGOING:

Exploring the Arnold Arboretum for Educators: first Saturday of each month

New England Aquarium : Professional development workshops 


MAY:

Museum of Science: Science in the Schoolyard: Teaching Science Standards with Outdoor Spaces (for K-5 Teachers) (5/4 and 5/18)

New England Aquarium: Teacher workshop -- Full Steam Ahead: Ocean Adventure (for PreK-Gr.1 teachers) (May 18) 


SUMMER:

JULY:

Wade Institute Berkshire Region 

Thinkers and Tinkerers: Using Biomimicry to Teach Engineering and Life Science(for Grade 3-8 teachers) (July 8-12)

Museum of Science: Integrating Science, Art and Literacy in the Early Grades (for K-2 teachers) July 9 and 10

Wade Institute Southeast Region . 
Inquiry and Innovation: How Science Informs Engineering Solutions (for Grade 3-8 teachers) (July 15-19)

Museum of Science: Science Notebooks: Go Outside! (for Gr 3-8 teachers) July 17

Museum of Science: Elementary Stem Integration (for Gr 3-6 teachers) July 30 and 31

New England Aquarium: Go with the Flow: Water's Journey Around the World (for Gr 3-5 teachers) July 29-August 2

AUGUST:

GeoEducation and Outreach: Discover Hawaii's Volcanoes: (Teacher trip August 4 -11)

American Meteorological Society Summer workshops



FALL: 

Tufts University Teacher Engineering Education Program

The Teacher Engineering Education Program (TEEP) is an online certificate program that issues 4 credits a course over 4 courses. Courses cover both content and pedagogy in the classroom and are affordable at only $1,000 a course (+$100 lab fee for content courses). This program is online and flexible for a busy teachers' schedule. Registration is now open.


ORGANIZATIONS
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Wade Institute (formerly MITS: Museum Institute for Teaching Science)

Wade's Science by Connections website: searchable PD opportunities

Museum of Science Workshops

NSTA: Science Matters in Massachusetts

Project Learning Tree Workshops

WPI STEM Education Center
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