Real World Science & Mathematics 2014
for 5th & 6th Grade Teachers



New York State Teachers of grades 5 & 6 (must be elementary certified)


A weeklong series of interactive workshops in physical science, math, earth science, botany and literacy for elementary teachers in real world applications of science and mathematics concepts.   Participants in this workshop will have the opportunity to learn about and explore some of the connections that exist between their classroom instruction and the world beyond the classroom.

WHERE Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CESAME), Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Monday, June 30 - Thursday, July 3, 2014 (8:00 – 4:30)


The program will enhance pedagogical content knowledge in science and mathematics for elementary teachers. Participating teachers will work with members of the Stony Brook faculty and other professionals to explore Real World applications that support content in the Common Core Learning Standards for Mathematics, NY State Core Curriculum for Elementary Science and the Next Generation Science Standards.  Interactive activities and discussions will address approaches that can be used to incorporate the activities and field experiences into topics taught throughout the year.

Teachers will receive a $300 stipend and a certificate for 30 professional development hours upon completion of the program.  Please note that funding for travel, room and board is not available.   Housing on campus can be arranged at participant’s expense.

Attendees will be expected to share the materials used in the workshop programs with other teachers at their schools, in their school district, and beyond, through activities such as conducting workshops and presenting at conferences. Attendees are required to remain in contact with CESAME to report these activities.
TO APPLY Deadline for applications: extended to May 15
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Contact Judy Nimmo at 631-632-9750 or



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