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New Women in STEM Resource Available

The Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the release of STEMfems: Women Transforming Our World, a new module in our award-winning DIY History series. Specifically designed to help educators bring women's perspectives into the classroom, STEMfems includes Common Core-aligned information and activities related to pioneering Connecticut women in diverse STEM fields from 3D printing and architecture to biology and astronomy. Training and support in how to incorporate STEMfems content into your existing lesson plans is also available from CWHF staff. Register and download STEMfems today by visiting www.cwhf.org/DIY! It's free! All educators who register by December 15, 2015 will be entered to win a prize pack of classroom supplies and materials! Contact Bambi Mroz, Director of Education, for more details or with any questions (203-392-9013 | bambi@cwhf.org).


 GeoGebra Institute of Southern Connecticut, (GISCT)

The goals of the GISCT are: To coordinate and provide professional development opportunities and support for both pre-service and in-service teachers in GeoGebra; To develop and share resources and classroom materials”.

The GISCT has been offering training sessions and workshops related to the use of GeoGebra or to the teaching of mathematics using GeoGebra. Each year, the Institute organizes several workshops addressing different content or different levels of expertise in the use of GeoGebra. The Institute also organizes an Annual Conference in August.

For more information about the Institute events of to register for the 3rd Annual Conference, click here


CRISP Professional Development

The goal of CRISP professional development (PD) is to provide specialized training to practicing scientists and science educators at all levels including K-12 teachers, community college faculty, graduate students, post-docs and industry professionals. CRISP offers PD in a variety of ways, i.e. through coursework, workshops and curricular resources.


 SENCER

SENCER courses and programs strengthen student learning and interest in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics by connecting course topics to issues of critical local, national, and global importance.