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Computational Thinking, Teaching, and Equity: Integration in K-12 Classrooms and Programs

Join the TELOS Team this spring for an interactive, two-panel discussion and workshop on computational thinking.
2 April 2018
Stanford University

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 
5:00pm to 8:00pm
CERAS 101: The Learning Hall

CSET's Pondering Excellence in Teaching

Shuchi Grover, PhD
11 April 2018

People on the Move: Global Migration in the Past and Present

An upcoming 3-day course that invites teachers of grades 6-14 into the study of global migration.  Registration closed at noon on Monday, April 16.
27 April 2018
Stanford University


The movement of people across international borders during moments of political, social, and economic upheaval is a recurring theme around the world.

Chemistry Experiences and Experiments for Learning

Designed for 7th-12th grade chemistry teachers.
25 June 2018
Stanford University

Teachers will work with a set of chemistry experiences and experiments that can foster student learning and expand high-leverage, core teaching practices in chemistry. These chemistry experiences have been designed and vetted by the Stanford University Department of Chemistry in conjunction with high school chemistry teachers and science educators. The experiences will provide opportunities for participants to make strong connections with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Common Core State Standards.

Upcoming Institute Abroad

Summer 2018:  "History of the Americas: Mexican Revolution & Nation-Building" in Mexico City, Mexico

Stanford Academy for Excellence in Biology Teaching

Designed for 7th-12th grade Biology teachers. Summer 2018. This course will be offered twice at two separate locations, Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA and Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, OR. Please make sure you are registering for the correct location.
30 July 2018
Stanford University

Stanford Registration

Portland Registration

At the Academy, participants will:

Chemistry for Social Justice

Designed for 7th-12th grade chemistry teachers.
30 July 2018
Stanford University


In the course, participants will:

ChemEx^2 | Curriculum Planning Workshop

Designed for ChemEx^2 alumni.
2 August 2018
Stanford University

School or district teams who have participated in ChemEx^2 in the past are invited to attend.  This session will provide an opportunity for teacher teams to work together on curriculum planning, sequences, and NGSS alignment based on what they have learned from the ChemEx^2 Summer Institute.

Keywords: chemistry, NGSS, phenomena, core teaching practices, labs, experiments, Common Core, collaborative, high school, professional development

Improving Instruction to Promote Excellence for All

Join CSET faculty and professional staff for the inaugural Improving Instruction to Promote Excellence for All foundational institute this summer at Stanford!
6 August 2018
Stanford University

Designed for teaching teams to learn together, this interactive and intensive experience provides an opportunity for teachers to explore research-informed ideas about how people learn and the core practices that support student learning. By the end of this year-long professional development experience, teachers will understand that instructional excellence requires intentional and strategic decision making that is inclusive of all students’ identities, experiences, and knowledge.