Thursday, October 28, 2010

Science Fair Advisors Needed!

The James P. Timilty Middle School services a myriad of students from the age of 11-14 who first language is not English. We are in need of assistance in preparing the students for their Science Fair Project in addition to a plethora of other written assignments. Any and all assistance is welcomed. Our best time for tutoring is on Mondays and Wednesday from 3-4pm.

If you are interested, please email!

Our Mission
The James P. Timilty Middle School's Mission is to prepare all students to meet the challenges of the 21st century successfully. We are charged with cultivating the academic, social and emotional well-being of America’s children. We must develop our students to be confident, intelligent problem solvers who will become the leaders of the next century.

Our Philosophy
All children can and do learn everyday. It is the responsibility of our administrators, teachers, and parents to join together to find the formula that allows every child to develop the skills necessary to become positive contributors in our society.

Our Staff
We have an experienced and dedicated group of teachers and administrators. Each teacher strives to create a supportive and challenging classroom atmosphere to encourage students to participate.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Show Me the Science Success

On October 9th, girls from the Greater Boston area spent their Saturday morning learning about science! The Science Club for Girls Northeastern chapter hosted the Show Me the Science! event where the girls participating in inquiry-based learning. Several Northeastern student groups ran activity tables to engage the students in learning through doing.

Check out photos here

Welcome to the Center for STEM Education's K-12 Outreach Blog!

WHO WE ARE: The Center for STEM Education is a Northeastern center focused on increasing opportunities and awareness in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields for students, especially those from backgrounds currently underrepresented in these careers. We work closely with our community to accomplish this goal, and have many volunteer opportunities both on campus and in the schools and communities in which we work.
VOLUNTEERING: Whether you are passionate about enhancing math and science education for K-12 students, want to get more involved in your community, or just want to fulfill some required volunteer hours, you've come to the right place! Read about our upcoming volunteer opportunities in the blog below, and then click on the link for the event in the right-hand column to register. We offer both ongoing and one-day volunteer opportunities, and new events are being added all of the time. We encourage you to also use this blog to discuss your current service experiences with other students at NU!

We also encourage you to refer to the resources provided to gain a deeper understanding of your role as a volunteer and the community that you will be serving.