GNO STEM empowers math and science teachers with classroom tools and training through free, quality professional development. Our workshops offer strategies and methodologies that can improve and motivate hands-on, minds-on STEM learning in the classroom.

Check our website and follow GNO STEM on Facebook and Instagram for upcoming teacher professional development opportunities.

 

COMPUTER SCIENCE INSTRUCTIONAL BEST PRACTICES WORKSHOP

FOR MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS
Saturday, October 22, 2022 | 8:30 AM - 12:30PM
UNO Oliver St. Pe’/TRAC Center

Presented by GNO STEM and Microsoft TEALS, middle and high school teachers will learn high-impact, best teaching practices and strategies for the computer classroom. Teachers will work collaboratively to plan for classroom implementation of resources. Local computer science education organizations will be present to share their resources.  This workshop is generously funded by the Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation.

Teachers will receive a $100 stipend for their attendance and valuable computer science resources and strategies to implement in the classroom. Space is limited.

Contact cathie.smith@gnostem.org to learn more.  Download and share the flyer.

REGISTER HERE!

 

EXPLORING ENERGY EDUCATION WORKSHOP

FOR 3RD - 8TH GRADE SCIENCE & STEM EDUCATORS
Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 8:00AM - 3:30PM
UNO Oliver St. Pe’/TRAC Center

Presented in partnership with The NEED (National Energy Education Development) Project. Teachers will learn about the forms of energy and energy transformations while exploring the Science of Energy kit.

Plus, we will study the 10 sources of energy. What are they? Where do they come from? How do we use each of the sources of energy. Discover how the different energy sources contribute to the generation of electricity.  For a complete itinerary, click here.

The workshop is free and breakfast and lunch are provided. Participating teachers also receive the NEED Science of Energy kit, LEAP aligned curriculum, and a $120 stipend for attending. Space is limited.

The NEED Project designs and delivers teacher-tested educational materials, evaluation techniques and tools, recognition of student achievement and professional development for educators. NEED materials and training programs provide comprehensive, objective information about the scientific concepts of energy and the sources of energy - their use and their impact on the environment, the economy and society.

This workshop is generously funded by the Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation. Contact Wendi Moss at wmoss@need.org or call 1-800-875-5029 to learn more.  Download and share the flyer

REGISTER HERE!

 

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Promoting Quality Teaching

University of New Orleans
UNO TRAC Center, Suite 227
University of New Orleans Lakefront
New Orleans, LA 70148
504-280-5710

Jennifer B. LaCoste
Executive Director
Jennifer.LaCoste@gnostem.org
504-280-5715

Cathie Smith
Director of Education
Cathie.Smith@gnostem.org
504-280-5715

MAILING ADDRESS
Greater New Orleans STEM Initiative
P O Box 6123
Metairie, LA 70009