Making Waves: Engaging teachers as scientists transitioning to the Next Generation Science Standards

To teachers, “professional development” in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) too often means sitting silently all day, watching someone narrate a PowerPoint presentation.  In partnership with Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), the San Diego Science Project (SDSP) at CREATE aimed to bring together a group of science teachers in a self-designed PD experience in…

CREATE Evaluation Services Tapped for Full STEM Ahead Grant

CREATE’s research and evaluation group will be providing evaluation services for the Lemon Grove School District’s Full STEM Ahead Initiative, underway this fall.  The $360,000 grant, awarded in July by the Department of Defense, will fund a comprehensive, research-based program for improving STEM education at Vista La Mesa Academy in La Mesa. The Department of…