Monday, December 5, 2016 For Immediate Release Board Member Spotlight: Dr. Don DeRosa, Inspired by Science Education The Museum Institute for Teaching Science is excited to announce that Don DeRosa, Ed.D, Director of Boston University’s CityLab, has joined its board of directors. He received his Master of Arts in Teaching Science Education followed by his… read more »

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 For Immediate Release Springfield Public School Teachers Talk Standards with the Museum Institute for Teaching Science On Tuesday, November 8th, as many schools across Massachusetts closed to allow for voting in their gymnasiums and cafeterias, many teachers dedicated the day to learning and growing professionally. The Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS)… read more »

Friday, November 11, 2016 For Immediate Release Educator Spotlight: Liz Moniz, Modeling Science Concepts at the Lloyd Center for the Environment On-site at the Museum Institute for Teaching Science’s Southeast Region Summer Professional Development Institute, science concept models sit out on tables waiting for an audience of educators to use them. These models seem to be… read more »

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 For Immediate Release Teachers Engage in Citizen Science with MITS and Brandeis Thirteen Massachusetts teachers, ranging from grades one to twelve, gathered on the Brandeis University campus on Saturday, October 15th. The group convened for a hybrid course, Citizen Science for Classroom Teachers, created through a collaboration of Brandeis University and… read more »

Friday, October 14, 2016 For Immediate Release Massachusetts Marine Educators’ Boston Harbor Educators Conference Changed the Tide for 21st Century Learners On October 1st, 2016, Massachusetts Marine Educators’ (MME) annual Boston Harbor Educators Conference, Celebrating Boston Harbor: Changing the Tide for 21st Century Learners, was attended by teachers from across the state as well as the… read more »

Friday, October 7, 2016 For Immediate Release Teachers Test the Waters of the Merrimack River with the Museum Institute for Teaching Science This summer, fifteen Massachusetts 3rd-8th grade teachers participated in the Museum Institute for Teaching Science Merrimack 2016 Summer Professional Development Institute, Rivers, Renewables, and Revolutions: How Science Understanding Informs Innovation in Engineering. The course… read more »

Friday, September 23, 2016 For Immediate Release Teachers Connect Nature Study to Science Practices During MITS Summer Professional Development Institute Fourteen 3rd-8th grade teachers from twelve schools spent part of their summer vacation experiencing the fun and excitement of participating in inquiry-based STEM activities. These teachers were engaged in the Museum Institute for Teaching Science… read more »

MITS is pleased to share this Cape Cod Times article about MITS Cape Cod Region Summer Professional Development Institute. Innovative programs get teachers and students in touch with nature By Sean F. Driscoll, Cape Cod Times August 30, 2016 Be it the biology of its salt marshes, the geology of its coastline, the natural beauty of… read more »

Monday, September 19, 2016 For Immediate Release On the North Shore, Educators Explore Changing Ecosystems with the Museum Institute for Teaching Science From July 11th to 15th, twenty-seven teachers from twenty-one Massachusetts middle and high schools participated in the Museum Institute for Teaching Science’s North Shore Region 2016 Summer Professional Development Institute, Research and Resiliency:… read more »

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 For Immediate Release Teachers Explore the Geology and Ecology of Cape Cod with the Museum Institute for Teaching Science Summer is the best time to explore the coast, so from July 11th-15th twenty-seven third to eighth grade teachers from sixteen schools took part in the Museum Institute for Teaching Science Cape… read more »