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Name: Embedded Engineering: VIBES for Physics Teachers
School/Institution: Vanderbilt University
Department/Unit: Peabody College
City: Nashville
State: TN
Opportunity Type: Other Opportunity
Teacher Status: Preservice
Inservice
Teacher Level: High School
Description: The Embedded Engineering: VIBES for Physics Teachers Institute is an intensive four-day institute designed for physics teachers. Teachers will be trained in two curricular units from the highly successful, research-based Vanderbilt Instruction in Biomedical Engineering for Secondary Science (VIBES) program.

The curriculum units utilize the Legacy Cycle framework to incorporate interdisciplinary STEM concepts and standards, while exposing students to basic bioengineering. Teachers in states with embedded engineering standards (such as Tennessee and Massachusetts) will find these units particularly strong at meeting these standards.
Start Date: 07/18/2011
End Date: 07/21/2011
Duration: 4 full days
Application Deadline: 03/15/2011
Late applications may be considered
Opportunity Website: http://peabody.vanderbilt.edu/Peabody_Professional_Institutes/Upcoming_Institutes/Engineering_for_Physics_Teachers.xml
Application Link: http://peabody.vanderbilt.edu/Peabody_Professional_Institutes/Apply_Online.xml
Sponsor Link: http://peabody.vanderbilt.edu/Peabody_Professional_Institutes.xml

Benefits and Requirements

Benefits: Housing
Meals
Professional Development/CEU
Curriculum
Benefit Explanation: The workshop and curriculum are $995.  If you wish to have housing as well, the fee is $1145.

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Stacy Klein-Gardner, Ph.D.
230 Appleton Place
GPC #329
Nashville, TN 37203-5721
Phone: 615-343-6222