Day One: Buy-in, Breathe, Begin

It’s back-to-school season! To all the educators out there, welcome back and good luck. To kick off the year, NYSCI asked some of our teacher collaborators for tips and tricks that set the tone for a successful (and sane) school year.

We’ll check in a few times over the next few days. If you want more classroom resources from these teachers, all of them are also contributors to Teachers TryScience, a resource for lesson plans, videos, and other resources brought to you by NYSCI, IBM and Teach Engineering. And you can always sign up NYSCI content designed specifically for educators at my.nysci.org 

Our first bit of advice comes from Veronica Pastore, a P4K teacher at PS65 in Brooklyn:

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Pictured are our 2012 Design Lab Fellows, a select group of teachers who invested a week of their summer toward learning about incorporating design projects into their science classes. A great success!  We enjoyed developing projects with them and very much look forward to hearing back about student work this fall! 

designlab-nysci:

Pictured are our 2012 Design Lab Fellows, a select group of teachers who invested a week of their summer toward learning about incorporating design projects into their science classes. A great success!  We enjoyed developing projects with them and very much look forward to hearing back about student work this fall! 

(Source: designlab-nysci)