Research Experiences For High School Teachers (RET) at Stevens Institute

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Research Experiences For High School Teachers (RET)

Program Dates: July 10-August 4, 2023

High School Science teachers will participate in research projects through working with the faculty and students, a teacher facilitator and an experienced science educator in curriculum development with the goal of forming a lesson plan focusing on an aspect of the program.

The Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) component will offer a $1,000/week stipend for four weeks.

Application deadline is April 15, 2023.

Participants will:

  • Gain knowledge on sustainable energy, nanomaterials, nanotechnology and bioengineering

  • Create lesson plans focused on nanotechnology and engineering for high school curriculum

  • Work with faculty from chemical engineering, materials science, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering and chemical biology departments, fellow RET high school teacher participants, REU undergraduate students and Stevens undergraduate and graduate student researchers.

  • Develop curriculum with staff from the Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education (CIESE)

  • Present a poster at the Research Symposium

  • Participate in a training series on:

    • Incorporating Claims, Evidence, and Reasoning in the Science Classroom

    • Managing the Engineering Design Process in Class

    • Increasing Formative Assessment Strategies in the Classroom

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