The STEM Education Center offers a variety of professional development workshops for teachers during the academic year as well as throughout the summer. We focus on enriching STEM education in the classroom at both the subject specific level and as fully integrated subject content & practices across STEM fields. Scroll down to review the upcoming PD offerings.
Please note: All workshops require a minimum number of registrations to run. For more information about any of these professional development opportunities, please email Donna Taylor at email@example.com
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SUMMER 2021 STEM PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
TouchTomorrow for Educators
Are you a PK-12 educator looking for a unique way to enjoy TouchTomorrow? Formal, informal, and home-school educators are invited to attend these special workshops as part of WPI’s annual festival. Join us to learn about bringing STEM to your students or children through STEM challenges, and about the many opportunities to engage with the STEM Education Center at WPI or in your school. These workshops are FREE but require pre-registration.
Join us for the launch of our first OpenSciEd training! Explore this high quality, open resource curriculum through our interactive PD experience. Immerse yourself in the learning and practice techniques that will transform your science classroom. This is the PD you've been waiting for, so don't miss out! Limited space available.
STEM Educator Certificate Course
Earn a STEM Certificate from WPI! Join us on a journey to design a high-quality integrated STEM Challenge that aligns with STEM standards of your choice. This course is great for in-school educators, out-of-school educators, and coaches of all grade levels. It’s one of a kind!
From Standards to Real World Problems (PBL)
Looking for ways to bring relevant, real world problems to your students? Join us for this hands-on experience that will immerse you in the problem solving process and show you how to guide your students to content and skill mastery, both in the classroom and virtually.
STEM Week was a huge success!
Thanks to a grant from the MA STEM Advisory Council, more than 100 educators from across the state joined us for an interactive and immersive FREE online professional development experience for PK-5 Educators. They identified the steps of the engineering design process and worked together with colleagues to solve problems in storybooks aligned with grade level standards. They then, guided their students to collaboratively solve problems too!