Workshops/Seminars for Middle School Teachers


CSET Professional Learning for Teachers

The Center for Supporting Excellence in Teaching (CSET) offers short courses focused on the development of effective instructional practices for a variety of content areas and grade levels. Dates and topics vary but many courses are focused on STEM. See especially their Content Deepening Courses  and Professional Learning Design Labs.

Design Thinking Workshops for Educators

The Stanford School of Design (d.School) K12 Lab Network offers various workshops for K-12 teachers and administrators, including Discover Design Thinking and Project Wayfinder Educator Training.


Nanoscience Summer Institute for Middle School Teachers

Bring nanoscience to your classroom! Stanford offers a four-day Summer Institute for Middle School Teachers (SIMST) to help them learn about the physical concepts underlying nanotechnology and nanoscience in simple terms, and gain hands-on experience. Teachers receive a stipend of $600 for participating.