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All Science PD Courses

Chemistry for Social Justice | August 4-5, 2017
Designed for middle and high school chemistry teachers

In this course participants will explore what social justice means and what it looks like in the context of chemistry teaching, examine why social justice is not often addressed in chemistry classrooms, develop and enact a phenomenon-based lesson sequence with social justice framing...READ MORE

ChemEx2: Chemistry Experiences and Experiments for Learning Jul 25 - Aug 3, 2017*
Designed for high school chemistry teachers

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... READ MORE 

Stanford Academy for Excellence in Biology Teaching | Jul 9 - 14 (Stanford), Jul 23 - 28 (Dunn), Aug 6 - 11 (SOU), 2017
Designed for middle and high school biology teachers

Join us at one of our three locations this summer: Stanford University, Dunn School in Los Olivos, CA, or Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon. Participants will focus on the integration of science practices (NGSS/AP), enhance curricula that better reflects big ideas and unifying biological concepts... READ MORE

Engaging Future Engineers  | Jul 31 - Aug 4, 2017*
Designed for middle and high school science teachers

Engaging Future Engineers is aimed at teaching middle school and high school science teachers about the engineering design process and how to integrate it into their classrooms. Teachers will learn about the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), with a focus on the engineering standards... READ MORE

Geoscape | Jul 31 - Aug 4, 2017*
Designed for middle and high school science teachers

We invite Earth science teachers to a professional learning experience about understanding Earth sciences in the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn about current scientific research and understanding of the local geoscape. A geoscape is a way to look at the geological landscape - water resources, natural hazards, and earth resources - as well as ways to approach these topics in the classroom... READ MORE

* = Stanford Teaching Festival Course