Dive into science content, engage in effective teaching pedagogy, and develop a sense of how science really works.
Virtual Teacher Workshops
How might we design science tasks with accessible entry points, and the potential for extended thinking?
Learn a set of tools and lessons that support young children to explore the world around them.
Yes, online professional development CAN be interactive, engaging, and inclusive! Join us to discover how.
Discover a simple strategy for designing hands-on investigations that build scientific knowledge and skills.
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Discover strategies to support student-centered science learning, both for virtual and in-person settings
For PD Facilitators, Schools, and Districts
Read the reasoning behind the principles that guide our work in facilitating learning experiences for teachers.
Learn more about how the Academy's Teacher Professional Development staff can support your team of educators!
Need help with planning professional development around the Next Generation Science Standards? Look no further.
Science Notebook Corner
Explore this section to learn the basics of setting up science notebooks with your students.
Learn how science notebooks can help your students plan and carry out hands-on investigations.
Setting aside time for reflection allows your students to recognize their own learning.
Online Courses for Professional Learning
This course weaves activities, videos, and classroom-ready materials into a primer on the process of science.
Embark on a virtual expedition around the world in this online course, featuring videos, quizzes, and more.
See ideas for how teachers can use videos, articles, and infographics about Earthquakes in their classroom.
The W. Richard Bingham Family provides generous support for online educational materials for teachers.
Teacher Education programs and activities are also generously supported by an anonymous donor, Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation, Genentech, MacWhorter Family Trust, the Hearst Endowed Fund for Science Education, and the Maxwell/Hanrahan Foundation.