STEMteachersNYC--SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION--CHEMISTRY MODELING WORKSHOP
Monday, July 21, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Friday, August 8, 2014 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
APPLICATION FOR SCHOLARSHIP TO SUMMER CHEMISTRY MODELING INSTRUCTION WORKSHOP ORGANIZED BY STEMteachersNYC - Monday, July 21 through Friday, August 8, 2014
A full description of the workshop appears at (stemtnycsummer14.eventbrite.com). Please be sure that you are free for the full 3 weeks (July 21-Aug 8), Monday-Thursday 9am - 4:30 pm, Friday 9am - 3:30 pm (followed by optional social hour) at Columbia Teachers College, 525 West 120 St., NY, NY. Click here for information about HOUSING POSSIBILITIES IN NYC.
Please prepare responses to the questions below, and copy/paste the text into the form that appears when you click "Register". Letters of support from other teachers, the principal, and other administrator(s) at the school or district are encouraged and will be considered. Explicit support from the principal for hands-on experiments and for the use of “active engagement” methods, especially Modeling Instruction, will be considered and will significantly strengthen the application. Letters should be addressed to Fernand Brunschwig, Chairman, STEMteachersNYC, via email to (firstname.lastname@example.org). or via US mail to Dr. Brunschwig, C/O M. Lewis, Science Educaiton Program, Box 210, Teachers College, 525 West 120 St., New York, NY 10027.
STEMteachersNYC will inform you if your application has been funded within 2 weeks of the date you submit your application. If you have questions, please email them to Fernand Brunschwig, Chairman of STEMteachersNYC at (email@example.com). Applications will be considered in the order they are received.
Describe your efforts at providing high-quality STEM instruction (500 words maximum).
What is the percentage of students eligible for free lunch at your school?
What is the source for your response about the percentage of students eligible for free lunch at your school?
Official report or website (Provide reference.)
School publication (Provide reference.)
Administrator's estimate (Provide name.)
your own estimate (Explain.)
Describe the extent to which you & your school serve historically under-represented populations in STEM professioins. If possible, include percentages of such students, and describe how you engage such students actively in STEM study. (200 words maximum)
is dedicated to interchange and interaction among teachers of various STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) disciplines. Our general purpose is to cultivate excellence in STEM teaching and to promote learning, self-confidence, and success for our students.
dedicated to creating quality professional development opportunities in the New York City area for STEM teachers. We produce weekend day workshops during the school year and multi-day and multi-week workshop intensives in the summer led by master teachers. We welcome and encourage teacher attendees from across the globe, the US, and the local New York City area!
STEMteachersNYC was originated in summer of 2011 by a group of teachers as a teacher-led study group. STEMteachersNYC has grown to over 600 members and is an affiliate of AMTA (American Modeling Teachers Association).