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Register for CMI Educator Day: Free conference for STEM Teachers held on Friday, May 2 during the high school fair

Enroll in CMI Courses: Three graduate courses that form the STEM Certificate in Inquiry from Framingham State University

Come to the State High School Fair! Public exhibition Saturday, May 3rd, 12:30pm-3pm at MIT, Johnson Athletics Center

 photo 2_zpsd24512a7.jpg The Massachusetts State Science & Engineering Fair (MSSEF) is committed to increasing awareness of, exposure to, and participation in inquiry-based learning through the development of science and engineering projects by middle school and high school students, and to showcase and celebrate that learning. For more than six decades, MSSEF programs have advanced science literacy and inspired new generations of science and engineering leaders.

Sharon MA Teachers Recognized

More accolades are coming in for Massachusetts based STEM educators. Today we are pleased to highlight the achievements of four women from Sharon who were recently honored with other colleagues from around New England at an event at Boston's Museum of Science in late March.

Two New England Educators Honored for STEM Teaching

On April 4, seven teachers were recognized with awards for innovative techniques in using data collecting with handheld technology in their classrooms, including two New England based teachers. Representing elementary through college education levels, these educators are raising the bar for STEM in the classroom.

MSSEF Leaders Win Awards at SPARK Competition

We are delighted to share the news that MSSEF Vice Chair Barnas G. Monteith and board member Dr. Peter Wong were part of a team of people who took home two awards at a recent SPARK (Science, Play and Research Kit) competition.

Summer STEM Certificate Program Now Registering

The Christa McAuliffe Center at Framingham State University has now opened registration for a summer STEM certificate program.

Bridging the Engineering Gap

It's becoming a growing concern that there are not enough students pursuing studies and careers in engineering. Manufacturers, especially, are increasingly feeling the pinch that comes from not enough skilled engineers emerging into the work force to replace baby boomers who are starting to retire.

Science Writing: The Common Core and More

This two-day (July 29 & 30) workshop at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston will focus on making science writing an reality in your classroom. From formal essays to oral presentations, debates, and science conversations, STEM controversies provide exciting springboards for objective writing and evidence-based discussion.

New Hampshire Hosts Science Competition

While New Hampshire does not have an official statewide science fair, organizers in the state are still finding ways to encourage and showcase students with interests in STEM.
 

A New Technology Tool for Your Classroom

The National Science Foundation has made available a nifty new app to help bring science imagery into the classroom. Called Science360, this free iPad (only it seems, at least at present) app collates images, videos, and news from a variety of sources.

Intel Science Talent Search Honors Lexington Teen

We are delighted by the news that 17-year-old William Henry Kuszmaul of Lexington has placed third at the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search competition for 2014.

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