K-12 Teacher Resources

Professional Development

  • GIFT Program (Georgia Internship Fellowships for Teachers) Teachers in Georgia are learning firsthand about the world of STEM work through a unique program. The Georgia Intern Fellowships for Teachers (GIFT) program places teachers in jobs for four to seven weeks over the summer to gain real work experience in STEM positions.
  • Code.org CEISMC is the Code.org Regional Partner for the State of Georgia. The goals of our partnership are to: Establish partnerships with local districts and schools to prepare K-12 teachers to lead effective computer science classrooms; organize and host quality, local workshops for districts and schools implementing Code.org’s K-12 programs, with Code.org - accredited facilitators; support, grow, and sustain the local community of K-12 computer science educators and; remove barriers to achieving equity in K-12 CS Education
  • GTRI Direct to Discovery remotely delivers the expertise of Georgia Tech (GT) and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). Accompanied by classroom resources, each session is an opportunity to engage students in authentic STEM learning.
  • GTRI Since 1999, the Explorers’ Guild (EG) program has delivered free professional learning to Georgia’s K12 educators. The EGs focus on equipping educators with critical STEM skills and strategies to incorporate pedagogy effectively into instruction.

 

Curriculum

  • AMP
  • K-12 InVenture  Our mission is to develop the next generation of engineers and entrepreneurs by making invention education accessible to all students and teachers in Georgia.
  • FIRST Lego League - FIRST® inspires young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.
  • Your Voice is Power (YVIP) - Your Voice is Power provides both students and teachers an introduction computer science through a real-world exploration of how music, computer science, and entrepreneurship can be tools to advance racial justice. Built in collaboration with Yellow, students channel their learning into an original remix of Pharrell’s song Entrepreneur – a celebration of Black culture – using Python computer code.

 

Events

  • STEAM Leadership Conference  The Annual STEAM Leadership Conference at Georgia Tech provides an inspiring array of experiences to build and engage K12 STEAM education leaders.
  • STEM Teachers at Tech Day This one day, on-campus experience is designed to provide High School and Middle School teachers with the opportunity to experience the cutting edge resources and research here at the Georgia Institute of Technology with the goal of increasing their understanding of current, real-world applications of their content. All participating teachers will be placed in small groups based on their respective content areas and engage in activities with Georgia Tech research faculty; hands-on activities designed for replication in STEM classrooms; and small group discussions with current Georgia Tech students focused on pre-requisite skills and concepts they learned in high school.
  • Atlanta Science Festival  Members of the Georgia Tech community are opening their doors for the Atlanta Science Festival. Whether you’re interested in robotics, brains, biology, space, art, nanotechnology, paper, computer science, wearables, bioengineering, chemical engineering, or systems engineering, there will be activities for you. Visit campus for lab tours, hands-on STEAM activities, exhibits, demonstrations, opportunities to meet student researchers, and learn about the research and so much more happening at Tech.
  • Latino College & STEM Fair The Annual Latino College and STEM Fair offers bilingual workshops, fun hands-on activities for the entire family, a college fair, and inspirational conversations with Latino college students, parents, professors, and other STEM professionals.