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Ms. Lu from Brooklyn NY is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Staying On Top on the STEM World

I need help getting to the NSTA 2018 conference to continue my journey in learning about the latest STEM ideas for my junior scientists.

  • $412 goal

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My Students

Throughout my five science classes and several after-school programs are a group of 200+ diverse students that are always so eager to learn more about science. In a room surrounded by plants and animals, my students enter our jungle of a classroom engulfed by science. The classroom is designed for exploration through research and learning, via hands-on activities. By the end of the year, I want my students to be at the forefront of a STEM education.

Each student is unique in his/her own way, which makes learning that much more special.

My students love learning about the ever-changing world of science and are captured by the fact that every day brings new discoveries in science. The school is a welcoming environment, that encourages higher-level learning while supporting the students at every step. The school houses over 1,400 middle school students, who come from different ethnic backgrounds. In order to strengthen their learning experience, I want my students to utilize all the possible resources I can provide for them.

My Project

Attending the National Science Teachers Association conference would allow me to be exposed to the latest hands-on labs, science ideas and new technology available for my students. I was able to attend the conference last year and I know I never want to miss another future conference. This conference has allowed me to grow professionally and has given me the opportunities to bring these ideas to life in my classroom.

As an educator, my learning experiences must never stop so that I continue to be the best that I can for my junior scientists.

My students are ever-changing individuals and it is my job to be apart of that change to make their learning experiences more powerful every single day.

Ms. Lu
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 200 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Activity NSTA $315.00

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