Welcome to MITS

MITS is a non-profit Massachusetts based organization providing, high quality professional development for K-12 teachers and informal educators.  Through collaborations with over 100 museums, aquaria, nature centers, and other non-profit science education organizations,  MITS’ educator workshops and programs increase awareness of and improve the quality of teaching inquiry-based, minds-on, hands-on STEM education. By providing teachers with the knowledge, skills and resources to provide effective STEM instruction, MITS’ programs increase student interest and achievement in science, technology and engineering. More about us »


2017 Summer Professional Development Institutes
Regional One-Week and Hybrid Courses
July 10 – 14 or July 17 – 21
Participate in content and skill development sessions taught by professional educators and scientists at each collaborating partner organization. Daily activities include indoor inquiry-based classroom experiences and outdoor field experiences. Take home investigations you can use in your classroom and a collection of teaching resources and field trip ideas!
Visit our Summer Professional Development page for more information!

 

Science By Connections

SI13-Brochure-Gear-Logo-w-MITS-logo-REDUCEDThe hub for STEM resources including in-school programs, field trips and professional development opportunities. Visit www.sciencebyconnections.org

Summer 2017 Opportunity: Computer Modeling Institute
One-Week Summer Institute for Middle & High School Educators
July 31 – August 4, 2017
Explore ways to use StarLogo Nova’s block programming platform to create computational models or simulations. Gain confidence in your own block programming capabilities, and learn strategies for actively involving students in coding in your classroom.
Visit our Computer Modeling Institute page to learn more and to register!

 

 

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Teacher Spotlight: Cara Pekarcik, 2018 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year

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Board Member Spotlight: Dr. Jacob Foster, STEM Consultant

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Board Member Spotlight: Dr. David B. Spencer

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