Teaching Teachers About Insects at the Entomological Foundation’s 2017 STEMbugs Workshop

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A day before Entomology 2017 gets into full swing, the Entomological Foundation welcomed a group of Denver-area teachers for a workshop on how to engage students in K-12 classrooms through the use of insects and related arthropods. The workshop is an annual project of the Foundation, hosted in conjunction with the Entomological Society of America […]

Teachers workshop at the International Congress of Entomology in Orlando

School teachers from Florida and other states are invited to attend a workshop on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida (Rooms W2224 G&H in the west concourse of the center). STEMbugs, a workshop for primary and secondary school educators, will show teachers how to develop new lesson plans […]

Entomologists Instruct Teachers on How to Use Insects in the Classroom

By Josh Lancette – “People with tarantulas have more fun.” – “When you have an insect, you have people’s attention.” – “Those cookies you just ate? They were made with crickets.” These are not phrases one hears every day, but they were par for the course at STEMbugs, a one-day teacher’s workshop hosted by the […]