Professional Development Programs
At the Exploratorium, we support educators.
Whether inside the museum or on the other side of the planet, in school settings or out in the world, we offer a variety of professional learning resources to support better teaching and better learning. The following programs allow us to support a wide range of groups, grade levels, and areas of expertise while staying true to the Exploratorium’s inquiry-based approach.
In addition to our own programs, we collaborate with educational institutions both at home and abroad, allowing us to work with and learn from specific groups. Whether it’s tinkering with our local Boys and Girls Clubs, helping California educators implement the new state standards, or infusing science into the monastic education of Tibetan monks and nuns, our partnerships touch thousands of educators and students around the world, and we’re proud to support their work.
Are you a secondary science teacher looking for ways to introduce more inquiry into your classroom?
Address the effects of interrupted learning during COVID-19 school closures.
See the Teacher Institute in action, and reflect on teacher professional learning.
Resources supporting implementation of the California Next Generation Science Standards
Learn how the Exploratorium is supporting NGSS implementation across California.