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 »

 


Programs

 

2018 Summer Professional Development Institutes
July 9-13 or July 16-20

*Registration is now closed*

Join MITS this summer for a one-week professional development institute in your choice of 6 regions across Massachusetts! 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 2018 Summer Professional Development Institutes page to learn more about our institutes.

 

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

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