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 




SUMMER:

JUNE:

ReDesignEdu: Learn design by doing design thinking - 3 day immersion workshop for teachers (June 19-21)  Meadowbrook School, Weston


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)

EDCO: Connecting Science and Literacy (Grades K-5 Classroom Teachers, Curriculum Coordinators, Literacy Coaches, Assistant Principals, Principals) Workshop is designed for elementary teachers and administrators looking to deepen understanding of the 2016 Massachusetts STE Framework and how literacy strategies can strengthen science teaching. (August 20-21)

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 teacher's 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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