RENO, Nev. (AP) - Chris English, a teacher at Washoe Innovations
High School in Reno, is one of 50 teachers nationwide chosen to attend the Siemens STEM Institute for a weeklong fellowship focusing on science, technology, engineering and math.
The program brings together teachers, scientists and others to demonstrate how academics in the classroom are applicable in the
The goal is for teachers to then take what they've learned back to their communities and classrooms to inspire students.
The Siemens STEM Institute will be held July 29 through Aug. 3 near Washington, D.C., at the headquarters of Discovery Communications, which is home to the Discovery Channel, Science and Animal Planet television networks.