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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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MASTER Program

Fifteen teaching residents were tinkering at Design Lab today as part of a program called MASTER – Math and Science Teacher Residency Program. MASTER is a collaboration between NYSCI, Hunter College, and New Visions for Public Schools and is funded by the National Science Foundation….

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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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Register Now – Middle School STEM: Inquiry, Engagement, Discovery

Learn how to integrate hands-on STEM activities and literacy strategies into your science classroom with this free professional development program for middle school teachers. Apply by February 9.

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Teacher Mentorship Program

NYSCI has partnered with Queens College on a new teacher mentorship program. Experienced middle and high school science teachers will receive mentorship training and provide classroom opportunities for pre-service science teachers. Mentors will receive a $1,000 stipend for completing the program. To be eligible, teachers…

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Teachers TryScience

Teachers TryScience, a web site for teachers, provides free and engaging lessons, along with teaching strategies and resources, which are designed to spark students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The site also features collaboration tools to enable teachers to discuss and share…

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Teacher Resources

The Science Technology Library offers educators access to our Teacher Resource collection. We provide 1,500+ items including lesson plans, activities, curriculum standards and much more. If you would like to recommend a website for science educators, please email the link to rreitz@nysci.org ENGAGE NY http://www.engageny.org/ New York…

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Educator Guides

Educator guides are developed to support academic standards, and focus on important topics, skills, and activities for students of different age and classroom ranges. Each guide is Based on the New York State Elementary Science Core Curriculum and the New York City New Standards™. Each…

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