In a boost for LA education in the area of science, technology, engineering and math, five L.A. teachers have been awarded scholarships to attend a workshop at the Museum of Science, Boston. The workshop will help them implement the museum’s Engineering is Elementary STEM curriculum in their classrooms. Winners were selected based on the innovative methods they use to teach engineering concepts and to create enthusiasm among students. Among the 30 teachers from schools across the country receiving the 2014-2015 Raytheon-Engineering is Elementary scholarships are:
- LaNelle Harvey of 93rd Street Elementary, Los Angeles
- Lauren Levy of Synergy Charter Academy, Los Angeles
- David Owens of 96th Street Elementary, Los Angeles
- Robyn Tirschel of 96th Street Elementary, Los Angeles
- Anna Gaiter of Plainview Academic Charter Academy, Tujunga
The Museum of Science curriculum is designed to teach life science, earth and space science, and physical science. Curriculum components consist of a Teacher Guide, Storybook, and Materials Kit.
Learn more about the curriculum at www.eie.org.