Professional Development

Being a "STEM Teacher"

As schools in our district increasingly see the importance of STEM integration, we begin to look more closely at what it means to be a “STEM Teacher”.  Taking the philosophy of STEM and turning into the practice of STEM is no small feat.  Here at Alpine, our teachers take this task seriously, working hard to learn, implement and integrate STEM practices into our daily learnings.  Recently, teachers spent time developing their understanding and efficacy in using STEM practices.  We focused on the following practices and how we might incorpor

Design Thinking Teacher Training - free resources!

Recently, Timberline and Trail Ridge STEM Coordinators held a two hour Design Thinking training for any teachers in the Skyline feeder system. Please read on to find out more about our training.



First Educator HOMAGO Event in Longmont

Devices, power cords, and smiling faces poured into 300 Suns Brewing Monday evening.

Indian Peaks Technology PST

During an initial Late Start professional development time around technology, several professionals expressed interest in further study.&nbs

NSTA Regional Conference

Alpine 4th grade teacher Renee Cavallero-Lotocki and STEM Coordinator Axel Reitzig attended the regional conference of the National Science Teachers Association.  They attended various sessions covering many topics that relate to both IB and STEM:  project-based learning in the science classroom, the new Next Generation Science Standards, technology in science education and many others.

Teachers' Professional Development in Design Thinking

Fall River teachers set the pace for their students by completing Design Thinking training.