The Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge will host a SciGirls Professional Development Training from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, March, 21, for educators interested in teaching science, technology, engineering, and math, or STEM.
“SciGirls” is a PBS Kids television series that aims to change how middle school age youth think about STEM. In each episode, bright and curious girls put STEM to work. The show’s web site offers games and projects to connect students in a safe social networking environment.
SciGirls training offer inquiry-based STEM instruction with a commitment to gender equity. Those attending the training will learn about the most recent research for engaging girls and boys in STEM. They will gain access to free materials for hands-on, video-enhanced activities that put a creative twist on teaching STEM.
There is no fee to attend the training. To sign up for the training, see the website http://www.ngcproject.org/scigirls-training-oak-ridge-tennessee. The training will take place in Imagination Gallery at the Children’s Museum at461 West Outer Drive in Oak Ridge. For more information, contact the Children’s Museum at (865) 482-1074, or see the website at www.childrensmuseumofoakridge.org.