The Museum offers a range of professional development courses and academies designed to strengthen your expertise and help you integrate hands-on science activities into your classroom more effectively.
Generous support of the Museum’s Teacher Programs Department provided by AJL Charitable Foundation, BBVA Compass, SCFD, and Xcel Energy.
For 6 - 12 Educators
Monday - Wednesday, June 11 - 13, 2018, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Six week online course September 3 - October 15 (classroom implementation)Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Take wonder to the next level! In this course, you will see that literacy is not just “one more thing to teach” but a powerful tool to strengthen your science and social studies instruction.
Pre-trip Workshop - June 2, 2018
3-Day Field Trip - June 27-29, 2018
Rocky Mountain National Park has a century-long tradition of being a living laboratory for understanding human impact on the environment. Teachers will observe and learn about the impacts of climate change on Colorado’s mountain ecosystems.
For K-5 educators
July 23, 2018
Use STEM to enhance student literacy and literacy to practice engineering and problem solving.
For Teachers of Grades 3-5
Monday, July 30, 2018Tuesday, July 31, 2018Saturday, September 29, 2018
Before another school year starts, grab a content boost!
In our new You’ve Got This series, we’ll take on challenging science concepts---the ones you always wished you had more time to understand before you have to teach them. For this course, we’ll focus on earth science concepts.
For practicing K-5 Teachers
August 5, 2018
Cultivating a Thinking Classroomrequires intentional planning for classroom structures and routines that begin on the first day of school.