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Urban Advantage Parent Coordinators having a blast!

The family component of any school is vital to enhancing the school culture and student performance. Because of this, Urban Advantage works with the school’s parent coordinators, teachers, and administrators to support family engagement through science activities. This past week the New York Hall of Science invited…

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Urban Advantage Professional Development for Teachers

Karen Saur, Professional Development Supervisor talks about NYSCI’s involvement in the Urban Advantage program. The goal of Urban Advantage is to support and improve teaching and learning in public school science education. Urban Advantage is a standards-based partnership program designed to improve students’ understanding of…

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SciPlay Summer Institute 2014

SciPlay invited 18 New York City middle school science teachers to take part in the SciPlay Summer Institute at NYSCI in August 2014. The goal was to explore the use of playground experiences to teach middle school science, such as topics on energy, simple machines, motion, and force….

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NYSCI Wins Pinnacle Award

NYSCI’s educational programs have been recently recognized by the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) for their high quality of educational content and exceptional skill at program delivery. The Virtual Visit program has won a Pinnacle Award for the 2013-14 school year. Virtual visits…

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SciPlay Summer Institute: Call for teachers

SciPlay is seeking middle school science teachers for their Summer Institute. The Sara Lee Schupf Family Center for Play, Science and Technology (SciPlay) is part of NYSCI’s overall mission of transforming science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning in the 21st century. SciPlay’s goal is to…

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New SciPlay App Needs Teachers

Be a part of the SciPlay Physics Noticing Tool (PNT) research. SciPlay PNT is a mobile app that will reveal the hidden physics of the playground. With a little technology, SciPlay PNT can turn typical playground activities into powerful educational tools. We’ve worked with designers…

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SciPlay Information Request

Are you a teacher? Student? Parent? Researcher? SciPlay has a range of projects and resources centered around play and playful STEM learning. Fill out the information request to find out more. 

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Hands-On Elementary Science and the Common Core

Join NYSCI for a fun-filled professional development day designed for K–5th grade teachers.

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Middle School STEM: Inquiry, Engagement, Discovery

Integrate hands-on STEM based activities into your classroom curriculum with this professional development program for middle school teachers.

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Middle School STEM: Inquiry, Engagement, Discovery

Integrate hands-on STEM based activities into your classroom curriculum with this professional development program for middle school teachers.

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Middle School STEM: Inquiry, Engagement, Discovery

Integrate hands-on STEM based activities into your classroom curriculum with this professional development program for middle school teachers.

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Middle School STEM: Inquiry, Engagement, Discovery

Integrate hands-on STEM based activities into your classroom curriculum with this professional development program for middle school teachers.

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Middle School STEM: Inquiry, Engagement, Discovery

Integrate hands-on STEM based activities into your classroom curriculum with this professional development program for middle school teachers.

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Middle School STEM: Inquiry, Engagement, Discovery

Integrate hands-on STEM based activities into your classroom curriculum with this professional development program for middle school teachers.

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Middle School STEM: Inquiry, Engagement, Discovery

Integrate hands-on STEM based activities into your classroom curriculum with this professional development program for middle school teachers.

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Middle School STEM: Inquiry, Engagement, Discovery

Integrate hands-on STEM based activities into your classroom curriculum with this professional development program for middle school teachers.

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Middle School STEM: Inquiry, Engagement, Discovery

Integrate hands-on STEM based activities into your classroom curriculum with this professional development program for middle school teachers.

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Interactive Online Workshop Inquiries

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Professional Development Inquiries

Please note: requests for professional development or science outreaches should be made at least one month in advance. Special arrangements can be made for shorter-term notice requests, on a case by case basis.

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Interactive Online Workshops

NYSCI offers online professional development programs to assist teachers in integrating hands-on science teaching practices and STEM content. NYSCI’s use of videoconferencing tools and other technology enables teachers around New York City and the country to connect with NYSCI educators and one another. Our online…

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