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DESE STEM Institute 2019

Remote Teaching Mathematics for Deaf Students

Online Webinar

March 3, 2021

This webinar will provide classroom teachers of deaf students with recommendations and ideas for providing quality learning during remote instruction. Tips will be shared on activities, apps, and ways to keep students engaged. Audience ideas and participation are encouraged.

DESE STEM Institute 2019

Summer STEM Academy


Summer 2021

A completely free STEM Academy summer experience at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, Alabama for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students. There are several tracks to choose from: (1) Summer Transition Program (June 13 - July 3, 2021); (2) STEM Academy (June 13 - July 10, 2021); (3) GenCyber @ UAH (June 28 - July 3, 2021); (4) MarineLab @ Key Largo, FL (July 5 - 10, 2021).

DESE STEM Institute 2019

Reintroducting the Magic of Science through Visualization and Creative Language Play

Virtual Webinar

March 22, 2021

This two-hour webinar will be hosted online for national and international attendees on Thursday, March 11, 2021 from 7-9 pm EST. It will cover: (1) How to sign science concepts in ASL; (2) Delivering science concepts in an engaging, relatable manner; (3) How to accurately conceptualize science content in ASL; (4) Expanding students’ ASL science vocabulary repertoire; (5) Helping students develop scientific thinking skills for new content

DESE STEM Institute 2019

RIT/NTID Summer School in Statistics with R

Rochester, NY

June 15 - 19, 2020

This weeklong summer course will aim to teach students and faculty how to use the R programming language for data management, analysis, and visualization. This course will be taught entirely in American Sign Language, with slides in written English.

DESE STEM Institute 2019

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Academy

Pittsburgh, PA

June 10, 2020

Eight weeks of cutting edge cancer research and STEM career preparation for high school students. Attention Deaf and Hard of Hearing high school students interested in science! Applications are now open for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Hillman Cancer Center.

DESE STEM Institute 2019

Promoting Students Success in Mathematics - Working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

Austin, TX

November 4 - 6, 2019

This conference will focus on mathematics for teachers working with students who are deaf and hard of hearing from middle school level through community college level. Anyone interested in this topic is welcome to attend!

DESE STEM Institute 2019

Camp Caterpillar


June 17 - 21, 2019

Camp Caterpillar is an inclusive summer camp that aims to bridge the literacy gap* faced by Deaf and Hard of Hearing children aged 5-11 by providing culturally and linguistically appropriate summer literacy activities. Campers are Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, Late-Deafened, and Hard of Hearing children and their siblings. The camp theme is STEAM: Science, Technology, Art, Engineering, Math. The curriculum is currently being developed in collaboration with California School for the Deaf, Fremont. The camp is staffed by highly-qualified Deaf Education teachers and Deaf adults working in STEAM fields. Each day of camp will focus on a different aspect of the STEAM curriculum, inviting Deaf experts in the specific area.

DESE STEM Institute 2019

STM Department Alumni Panel

Washington D.C., USA

April 26, 2019

On Friday, April 26th, 12:00-1:00, the Department of Science, Technology, and Mathematics at Gallaudet will host an alumni panel in the HMB 3rd floor collaboration area. This is a wonderful opportunity to chat with Gallaudet University STM graduates about their experiences after graduation! For panelist names and information, see the attached flyer. All STM students are encouraged to attend!

DESE STEM Institute 2019

Earth Week Webinar

Online Seminar

April 29, 2019

CSD Learns and NTID are excited to partner together to present a webinar focused on encouraging a love of STEM studies in Deaf and Hard of Hearing middle school students. Students will see a panel of Deaf and Hard of Hearing professionals currently working in exciting STEM fields. This engaging webinar will be on April 29, 2019 at 11:45 a.m – 12:45 p.m EST. It’s free for your class to join!

DESE STEM Institute 2019

Especially For Me

Boston, MA

April 13, 2019

Explore the Science of Water with deaf science educators from Atomic Hands ! Drop in from 5:30pm – 7:30pm to drip, splish, and make waves while exploring the dynamic properties of water.

DESE STEM Institute 2019

Research Experiences for Deaf Students in Systems Biology and Molecular Signaling

Knoxville, TN

May 29th- August 2nd

10-week hands-on laboratory research training opportunity in the modern molecular and cellular biosciences addressing problems relevant to health and the environment. Deadline to apply is April 1st 2019.

DESE STEM Institute 2019

Summer Undergraduate Research for Students who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing in Applying Mathematical and Statistical Methods to Problems from the Sciences

Rochester, NY

June 7 - August 2, 2019

The REU is eight weeks long. The first week of the REU is a research bootcamp, focusing on basic mathematical, statistical, scientific and programming skills to get students ready for their research projects. Students will then delve into their chosen projects in pairs. Each pair will be mentored by faculty at NTID/RIT who have experience working with students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, and are accustomed to a wide range of communication modes, including ASL. Application deadline is March 1, 2019

DESE STEM Institute 2019

Deaf STEM Camp at Camp Mark 7

Old Forge, NY

August 11 - 23, 2019

Deaf STEM Camp is available for any camper who is deaf or hard of hearing, ages 8 to 14, from residential schools for the deaf and mainstreamed programs for deaf and hard of hearing students. If your child has a knack for fun STEM activities and loves outdoor camping, this Deaf STEM Camp is the place to go. From a staff of highly skilled STEM teachers, deaf and hard of hearing campers have direct access to ASL.

DESE STEM Institute 2019


Key Largo, FL

June 28 - July 3, 2019

MarineLab is a FREE summer program for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students who will be entering grades 9 - 12 in fall 2019, and are residents of AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, and TX.

DESE STEM Institute 2019


Rochester, NY

July 20 - 25, 2019

TechBoyz is a week-long summer camp for deaf or hard-of-hearing boys entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math.

DESE STEM Institute 2019


Rochester, NY

July 20 - 25, 2019

TechGirlz is a week-long summer camp for deaf or hard-of-hearing girls entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math.

DESE STEM Institute 2019

Math Competition

Rochester, NY

April 5 - 7, 2019

The RIT Math Competition is for middle school students who are deaf/hard of hearing. Student teams compete in several rounds that test their math skills!

DESE STEM Institute 2019

Bison Brainiacs

Washington, D.C.

June 23 - 30, 2019

Got science on the brain? Do you like chemistry? Marine biology? Want to learn more about technological innovations? Then join our deaf and hard of hearing Gallaudet science and technology professors this summer for our Bison Brainiacs camp!

DESE STEM Institute 2019

Droids and Drones


June 16 - 21, 2019

Droids and Drones is a FREE summer program for deaf and hard-of-hearing students who will be entering grades 10 - 12 in fall 2019, who are in excellent academic standing and who are residents of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

DESE STEM Institute 2019

Deaf Academics and Researchers Conference

Reykjavik, Iceland

May 11-13, 2019

The 9th international conference for deaf academics and researchers to come together to exchange their experiences, new ideas, research results and discuss the practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted. The 2019 theme is "Deaf academics across disciplines and generations."

DESE STEM Institute 2019

Deaf Health Talk on Diabetes

Rochester, NY

December 13, 2018

What is diabetes? How can I still enjoy my holiday sweets? Presented by Dr. IV Mirus

DESE STEM Institute 2019

Camp Ollin: Summer STREAM camp

Newport, OR

July 13 - 20, 2019

Camp Ollin, powered by Deaf Sense, is ideal for campers ages 10 to 17 years old at or before August 1st with experience in American Sign Language. Campers will have access to the Amazing Ocean package plus a package option to enhance camper’s S.T.R.E.A.M. experience at Camp Ollin.

DESE STEM Institute 2019

DESE Institutes 2019: STEM in ASL

Framingham, MA

January 12 &13, 2019 February 8 & 9, 2019 March 8 & 9, 2019

Center for Research and Training at The Learning Center for the Deaf's STEM Institute will provide participants with new skills to deliver higher-quality, engaging presentations of classroom content in ASL, with a focus on vocabulary and domain-specific discourse. We will explore development of materials, lessons, and student work in ASL aligned with Common Core, GNSS, and NCTM standards.

DESE STEM Institute 2019

TigerSharks @ MarineLab

Key Largo, FL

November 9 - 12, 2018

Tiger Sharks is a marine science weekend camp for deaf and hard­ of ­hearing middle school students from the state of Florida.

DESE STEM Institute 2019

Deaf Health Talk on the Flu

Rochester, NY

November 8, 2018

The flu shot? So what? How to stay healthy? Presented by Jason Rotoli, MD and Tiffany Panko, MD, MBA

DESE STEM Institute 2019

Especially for Me: Evenings for Families with Deaf, Hard of Hearing, & KODA Children

Boston, MA

October 13, 2018

Join us during this special free evening especially for families with Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or KODA children. In our new, ADA-compliant building you can play, explore, and learn with new and renovated exhibits. Drop-in to tonight's program, Let's Make! between 5:30pm and 7:30pm to tinker, design, and create with a special guest from The Learning Center for the Deaf, Mandy Houghton. ASL Interpreters will be on site to support your visit. Dinner, including a gluten free option, will be provided for evening events courtesy of Not Your Average Joe's of Acton.

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