Free August Professional Development Workshop

Through My Window is excited to be hosting a FREE professional development workshop to formal and informal educators who work with grades 4-8.  You can apply here:


What’s Through My Window?

Through My Window is a free multimedia engineering curriculum for grades 4-8 created by Smith College and Springfield Technical Community College.


What does the curriculum include?

The curriculum includes 2 middle-grade STEM mystery novels--Talk to Me and TimeTilter--with companion curriculum.  Engineering topics including artificial intelligence, engineering design, engineering ethics, materials engineering, and bioengineering and biomimicry are covered.


What will the training cover?

The training will cover all of the Through My Window curriculum resources, including the two novels, online learning modules, and a wide variety of offline enrichment activities.  Participants will leave prepared to implement in their classroom or site.  The hands-on interactive training will include plenty of time for participants to explore curriculum components as well as learn more about engineering education.

When is the training?

The training is two full days:  August 8th and 9th, 9 am - 4:30 pm on both days.


Cost:  the training is free of charge

Food:  breakfast and lunch are provided both days

PDPs:  14 PDPs will be awarded to participants

Location:  UMass Center in downtown Springfield, MA



If you have any questions, feel free to contact me.



Isabel Huff

Outreach Coordinator

Through My Window

One Armory Square

Springfield, MA 01102

Office: (413) 755-4624

Mobile: (406) 880-2269