NYU School of Engineering Trains Teachers and Students in STEM
New York City institutions, including New York University School of Engineering, have several programs underway to promote STEM education among educators and young people. NYU faculty and student “fellows”, K-12 teachers, and middle and high school students participate in camps, workshops, courses, and research projects that “immerse participants in science, technology, engineering and math activities. Some courses include “Applied Research Innovations in Science and Engineering” where high school students are exposed to STEM; another course has graduate students and teachers go into schools to train other teachers in STEM topics such as robotics. There are also workshops that gear towards increasing female participation in STEM, such as one course where female students learn to create video games.
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