Educators will learn how to facilitate STEM best practices in their learning environments and build confidence at this full-day professional development workshop. Participants will explore various educational technologies through inquiry, discover practical ways to integrate engineering activities in the classroom, stimulate curiosity through a game-design challenge and express creativity with paper circuitry.

Carnegie Science Center’s Teaching Excellence Academy offers opportunities for educators in all grade levels, with specific workshops in STEM, early learner education, and digital fabrication. Act 48 credit is provided upon successful completion of each workshop. In addition to onsite workshops, the Science Center offers multiple opportunities for professional development to be delivered at local sites throughout the academic year. For more information, go to http://www.carnegiesciencecenter.org/educators/act-48-teaching-excellence-academy.