All posts by MITS Admin

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 For Immediate Release Sustainability on Cape Cod: Teachers Expand Their Science Curriculum Bourne, MA – Middle and high school teachers explored the science of sustainability through inquiry-based activities and field trips during the July 9 – 13, 2018, Cape Cod Region Summer Professional Development Institute offered by the Museum Institute for… read more »

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 For Immediate Release Educators Experience Place-Based Pedagogy in the MetroWest Region of Massachusetts Lincoln, MA – From July 9 – 13, elementary and middle school teachers from the MetroWest Region of Massachusetts met for a Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS, Inc.) 2018 Summer Professional Development Institute. With a theme of… read more »

Friday, September 7, 2018 For Immediate Release In Central Massachusetts, Teachers Use Inquiry to Investigate Biological Adaptations Worcester, MA – Over the course of one week, Worcester-area elementary and middle school teachers learned more about biological adaptations during the July 9-13, 2018 Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS, Inc.) Central Region Summer Professional Development Institute,… read more »

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 For Immediate Release Museum Institute for Teaching Science Educator Receives International Fellowship San Rafael and Heredia, Costa Rica – Out of hundreds of applications and a rigorous application process, Brianna Wilkinson, Assistant Director of Education at the Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS), was selected by Ecology Project International (EPI) to participate… read more »

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 For Immediate Release MITS and Mass Audubon Empower Educators to Energize Their Curriculum Attleboro, MA – Massachusetts middle and high school educators gathered at Mass Audubon’s Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary on April 6th and 7th to explore sustainable energy solutions and charge up their curriculum. During an inquiry-based teacher professional development… read more »

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 For Immediate Release Educators Use Models to Investigate Weather During MITS Professional Development Seminar Worcester, MA – Over 30 educators explored ways to engage students with weather data through forecasting techniques and media sources at the Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS) Professional Development Seminar on April 24, 2018. With presenters… read more »

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 For Immediate Release Educators Seeking Sustainability Resources Find Recipes for Success at MITS Professional Development Seminar Worcester, MA – At the March 28th MITS 2018 Professional Development Seminar, 50 educators satisfied their appetites for sustainability resources by engaging in hands-on activities led by presenters from Shelburne Farms, Vermont FEED and Massachusetts… read more »

  PRESS RELEASE: February 20, 2018 – Quincy, MA Community Consulting Teams of Boston Awards a Consulting Project Grant to Museum Institute for Teaching Science Community Consulting Teams of Boston (CCT) has selected Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS) as one of its 11 pro bono management consulting projects for 2018.  CCT has awarded over… read more »

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 For Immediate Release MITS Presents at NSTA Conference: How to Develop Collaborations to Immerse Students and Teachers in Science Field Research Atlanta, GA – Thousands of educators convened for the March 15 – 18 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) 2018 Atlanta National Conference. Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS) staff attended… read more »

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 For Immediate Release Nan Waksman Schanbacher and Karen Worth Appointed MITS Board of Directors Co-chairs The Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS, Inc.) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Nan Waksman Schanbacher and Karen Worth as Board of Directors Co-chairs. Nan and Karen have been longtime champions of the… read more »