Professional Development

Students love STEM! Help your learners fuel their curiosity and interest in science, engineering and more. Join Museum STEM educators as we delve into proven methods to inspire young learners to explore through critical thinking, innovation and with real-world applications. Learn how to utilize these immersive approaches and lessons in your own classroom. Class are open to preschool through high school educators. Grade appropriate curriculum will be provided as part of the take-home kit.

Creating a Makerspace in your Classroom
September 9, 2021 ∙ 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Explore how to create and maintain a classroom makerspace. We will cover supplies, the design process and a few simple examples of bringing tinkering to life for your learners.

STEM Fusion: Classroom Makerspace and Literature
October 7, 2021 ∙ 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Learn how to incorporate stories and reading with maker projects. From fairy tales to nonfiction learn how to inspire learners to read more and to bring the written word to life through these hands-on projects.

STEM Fusion: Classroom Makerspace and Social Studies
November 11, 2021 ∙ 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Make history come alive with these activities. From ancient houses to places around the world learn how the design process can lead to a better understanding of different ways of living.

STEM Fusion: Classroom Makerspace and Mathematics
December 9, 2021 ∙ 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Want to make math exciting and interesting? Try using our fun and engaging math maker projects that combine arithmetic and real world examples.

MODS professional development courses are $25 per session. Scholarships for all teachers in Broward county are available. Please email stem@mods.org for more information.

*Subject to change or cancellation based on registration minimums.