Museum Institute for Teaching Science ( MITS )


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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.

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11/30/2017 - 10:17 Lloyd Centers Liz Moniz receives Russell P. Stanhope Distinguished Friend of Science Award
10/20/2017 - 13:22 During MITS North Shore Summer Institute, Educators Investigate Local Effects of Global Change
10/02/2017 - 07:24 Berkshire Region Teachers Explore the Berkshires from Top to Bottom
09/29/2017 - 11:52 Teachers Energize Their Curriculum During MITS Southeast Summer Institute
09/26/2017 - 13:58 Educators Wade into Water Science During MITS Cape Cod Summer Institute
09/22/2017 - 08:26 Educators Explore Climate Change Concepts During MITS MetroWest Summer Institute
08/25/2017 - 09:43 Nauset Regional Middle School Students and Teachers Hack SeaPerch ROVs
08/17/2017 - 07:14 MITS 2017 Summer Professional Development Institutes a Success
06/08/2017 - 11:10 Teacher Spotlight: Cara Pekarcik, 2018 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year
04/25/2017 - 11:29 Engaging Your Students in Science and Engineering Practices Using Inquiry
03/22/2017 - 12:13 Computer Modeling Comes to MITS
02/14/2017 - 12:49 MITS Professional Development Seminar Puts a Spotlight on Engineering and Math
01/13/2017 - 08:28 Join MITS January 25th: Engaging Engineering & Math to Problem-solve
12/09/2016 - 14:14 MITS, part of an active STEM community in Massachusetts
12/06/2016 - 09:18 Working Together to Build a Foundation for Implementation of the 2016 MA STE Framework
12/05/2016 - 10:35 Board Member Spotlight: Don DeRosa, Inspired by Science Education
11/29/2016 - 15:16 Springfield Public School Teachers Talk Standards with MITS
11/11/2016 - 12:46 Educator Spotlight: Liz Moniz, Modeling Science Concepts at the Lloyd Center