Registration now open for Oct 15 Professional Learning Symposium
Creating a Community of Engaged Learners
We've missed you! Engage in some leaf peeping on your way to Coventry High School. Enjoy breakfast, snacks, trees, wetlands and conversation with your colleagues. Come Saturday, October 15th for the morning sessions, the afternoon short courses or bring a lunch and stay for both.
Embed opportunities for sense-making, feedback and collaboration
Elevate your weather, climate change and sustainability lessons
Empower your students with Environmental Literacy
Explore outdoor learning opportunities
Engage students with place-based phenomenaEngage in sustainability and climate change with materials from CT Dept of Energy and Environmental Protection, Dinosaur State Park, and eesmarts. Explore fostering a "figuring out together" classroom community of learners through routines and protocols for productive discourse, formative assessment and critique, Engage students with engineering problems, cutting edge simulations, and place-based geologic and environmental phenomena.
Check out these great Elementary literary resources that compliment the NGSS standards.
Do you have an idea for a STEMTastic webinar? Is there someone you would like to talk to? Is there an area of interest that you think other teachers would like to discuss? Please let us know.
NGSS Assessment Tools - This site is designed to facilitate development and sharing of classroom NGSS assessment items and item clusters (groups of items associated with same phenomenon)
Congratulations to all of our 2022 Awardees!
2022 CT Science Awards
Congratulations to all Awardees!
Excellence in Science Teaching 2022
Shannon Hokans, CREC Academy of Aerospace & Engineering Elementary, Rocky Hill, CT
Melissa Carter, STEM Academy, Monroe, CT
Erin Ritz, Academy of Information Technology and Engineering, Stamford, CT
Michael Ayala, East Shore Middle School, Milford, CT
Sarah Riccio, Irving School, Derby, CT
Samuel Wu, Talcott Mountain Academy, Avon CT - "The Right Switch: An Automatic Light Switch Sterilization Device"
Sia Reddy, Talcott Mountain Academy, Avon CT - "Pellet-"O"-Trap: Capturing Plastic Pellets Through a Multi-Filter System & Analyzing Their Progression Using Binary Image Processing"
Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 mathematics and science (including computer science) teaching.
Anyone may nominate exceptional mathematics or science teachers, or teachers may apply directly at paemst.org. Nominations are currently being accepted for 7-12 science/engineering teachers. Deadline is 1/9/23 and applications are due by 2/6/23.
For more information, please contact Sean Serafino, the PAEMST State Science Coordinator, at email@example.com
2022 State Finalist K-6: Carly Imhoff
2021 State Finalist 7-12: Robert Cormier
2021 State Finalist 7-12: Lauren Danner
2021 State Finalist 7-12: Alexa Mitchell
2020 Awardee K-6: Lori Durocher
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