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Inspired education starts with inspired teachers, and the Connecticut Science Center is committed to supporting educators with resources that tie closely to the Connecticut Science Framework standards. We understand the importance of informal science education. Learning outside the classroom keeps students excited about learning, helping them relate in-school studies to potential careers in STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math. We consider Connecticut Science Center an essential part of the STEM education environment, supporting classroom learning with hands-on, inquiry-based exploration. We provide engaging, one-of-a-kind experiences that speak to the natural curiosity in young people.

Mandell Academy for Teachers

The Mandell Academy for Teachers offers Student Engagement Strategies, Inquiry Teaching and Learning, STEM Education Units, Science Content Workshops, Engineering Practices, and Science Coaching. Through our accreditation by Charter Oak State College, participants earn graduate college credit (3 credits per year for 3 years) toward a Master’s Degree as part of our Inquiry Teaching and Learning programs.

2014–2015 Educator Planning Guide

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Programs, exhibits and educator support for the Connecticut Science Framework.

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Faculty Lounge: A FREE after-hours networking event for educators

Wednesday, October 1, 5:30–7:30PM

Socialize and network with hundreds of educators from across the state at our fabulous 21+ night out for educators. Enjoy live entertainment, gourmet food carts, cash bars, and more. Each guest will receive one FREE drink ticket!

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STEM Units

These units have been designed to follow the engineering learning practices model in the Next Generation Science Standards.

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2014 Connecticut STEM Conference

A conference designed for school teachers, college faculty, administrators, and counselors set in a dynamic STEM venue.

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