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.

MITS press release, blog etc

03/21/2018 - 11:57 MITS Presents at NSTA Conference
03/07/2018 - 14:06 Nan Waksman Schanbacher & Karen Worth Appointed MITS Board of Directors Co-chairs
03/01/2018 - 12:21 At MITS Seminar, Educators Get a Taste for Communicating Science
02/20/2018 - 11:15 CCT of Boston Awards a Consulting Project Grant to MITS
02/01/2018 - 07:57 Educators Examine Extreme Events & Climate Change Concepts During MITS Seminar
01/23/2018 - 15:56 MITS Fall 2017 Highlights
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