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Tuesday, November 1 • 10:55am - 11:45am
Cape Cod STEM Network Teacher-in-Residence Program: Making Connections Outside the Standards

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The Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Teacher-in-Residence program paired 10 teachers from across six different school districts will five different museum/non-profit sites: Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, JFK Hyannis Museum, Cape Cod Media, and Cape Cod Maritime Museum. The selected teachers received a stipend and spent two full weeks at one (or two) program partner sites. During that time, teachers gained new insights on STEM in the contexts of their residencies and in projects relating to the Cape’s amazing resources: our ocean, our historic places, or our emerging tech fields. They also collaborated with experts and museum staff on approaches to better engaging young people in STEM beyond the classroom. During this session, we will overview the program and share evaluations and what we learned about building community and collaborating in STEM. We will also have a panel discussion where participants can hear from a participating teacher and the education director at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History who served as a site leader to learn about what different individuals and organizations gained from this experience.


Matt Barnes

Middle School Science/STEM Teacher, Monomoy Public Schools

Jill Neumayer DePiper

Director of Cape Cod Regional STEM Network, Cape Cod Community College

Barbara Knoss

Director of Education and Volunteers, Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Tuesday November 1, 2016 10:55am - 11:45am
Conference Room 210