Is this program for you?
Is part of your anti-racist toolkit, incorporating more student voice into your STEM classroom?
Are you trying to create social emotionally responsive STEM environments that are welcoming, affirming and rigorous?
Looking for teachers moves to help share authority with students to create a more culturally responsive and sustaining STEM learning experiences?
Do you want to join a teacher community of practice exploring project based learning and real-world STEM connections?
If you answered yes, join one of our programs.
Democratic STEM Teaching Programs
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Democratic STEM Teaching Framework
STEM Teacher Development
Join a community of practice designed by teachers for teachers.
Apply Democratic STEM Teaching Framework to thorny problems of classroom practice.
Engage in democratic STEM teacher development experiences to democratic STEM classrooms.
Cultivate teacher-driven systemic change in STEM education.
Students' ideas and opinions are an integral part of growth and knowledge acquisition within a classroom.
1. democratic stem teaching FRamework
Teachers develop a conceptual understanding of Student Voice, Shared and Transformational Authority, and Critical STEM Literacy.
2. Empathetic instructional design
Teachers participate in a six module structured design process to develop innovative STEMocratic solutions to problems of practice in their STEM classrooms.
3. windows into stem classrooms
Teachers deliver public talks about their successful development of Democratic STEM Teaching practices, highlighting how their students will use STEM in service of a more just world.
4. stem ed innovators network
Teachers join a rich network of STEM Ed alumni dedicated to sustaining dialogue about Democratic STEM Teaching and recruiting promising new Fellows.