A Graduate Course from MSEF’s Curious Minds Initiative (CMI)

Complete to earn 2 graduate credits.
PCS is part of the STEM Certificate in Inquiry from Framingham State University.
When: Next Course Dates TBA
Location: TBA
If interested in coordinating a training, please contact us at cmi@scifair.com.

About PCS

PCS is a hands-on course that enables science teachers to develop effective project-based units for targeted science concepts, and also provides an introduction to guiding students who work on independent research projects.

PCS Benefits

Your Students & Teaching practice:

  • Your students develop a deeper understanding of targeted science concepts in context.
  • Learn new and effective ways to integrate project-based learning into your curriculum.
  • Design a Project-Based Science (PBS) activity for your own classroom!
  • Connect project-based science activities with the Massachusetts state science standards.
  • Receive a special invitation to participate in MSEF Educator Day.

Your Career & Teamwork with Colleagues:

  • Optional low-cost graduate credit - $200 for 2 graduate credits. Tuition Scholarships A limited number of partial and full tuition scholarships available.
  • PCS is part of a new STEM CERTIFICATE in INQUIRY - a collaboration of Framingham State University & MSEF. Earn 2 of the graduate credits towards this Certificate!
  • Teams of teachers get priority acceptance: Be part of a supportive team to enable your success back in the school and classroom.

* MSEF Educator Day | When and Where: TBA

Apply for a travel stipend and/or matching support for a substitute teacher! A special free conference held on Friday during the Science & Engineering Fair for high school students. Highlights include: walking the Exhibition Hall of 300 “Best of the Best” high school student science fair projects in Massachusetts; a seat in the Judge Orientation Program (with ~300 judges from academia and industry); feedback and discussion inquiry and project-based approaches in your teaching practice; and breakfast and lunch!

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