we-are-all-stemSTEM Newsletter

December 23, 2016


In this edition, check out…

…the Just for Teachers section:

  • More summer opportunities for professional development

… the Students section:

  •   Free 5-day STEM Academy at Starbase

In The News:

  • December 2016 NGSS Now Newsletter


First, for everyone….

  • Dr. Ron Mallett - photo
    Connecticut Premier of “How to build a time Machine”
    A fascinating movie about the life of one of Connecticut’s own (Dr. Ron Mallett), is due to open January 15th! Some of you may remember Dr. Mallett as the keynote speaker at our 2010 STEM Expo Awards’ Ceremony. His life story is now featured as a Hollywood movie; please join us at the viewing.


“How to build a time Machine”


Just for Teachers

  • Mobile CSP
    Professional Development for High School teachersAn AP Computer Science Principals course endorsed by the College BoardApplication open starting January 1, 2017.Exploring Computer Science (ECS)


    4 week summer course followed by yearlong classroom support from a master teacher. http://mobile-csp.org/?q=participate



  •  Project Lead The Way Logo
    Project Lead the WayThe University of New Haven will be hosting PLTW Summer Core TrainingWhen: July 10-21, 2017View the course offerings with this link   https://www.pltw.org/our-programs



  • Jackson Lab
    Jackson Labaratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM)

    When: March 29,2017

    Time: 3-5 pm

    Where: 10 Discovery Drive, Farmington

    This event is specifically designed for and open to all CT teachers & students, grades 6-12.

    View the informational video.






  • Starbase
    Open to all 5th grade classrooms! This is free 5-day STEM-based Academy where students explore math & science in the world in which they live. Students are challenged to engineer solutions to real world issues. Contact Melissa Vanek to schedule your week at Starbase, located at the Army National Guard Readiness Building at Bradley Airport in Windsor Locks, mvanek@starbase-ct.com or 860-292-4678.Here is the website link, http://www.starbase-ct.com


In the News:

  • ngssnow
    Clink on the link for the 8 things you need to know about the NGSS for November.





Dr. Sandra Inga & Ms. Andrea Greene