Professional Development Opportunity Detail Page
|Name:||3 Modeling Workshops: Chemistry, Physics/Physical Science, Curriculum Development in Physics & Chem|
|School/Institution:||The Ohio State University|
|Opportunity Type:||Modeling Workshop
|Teacher Level:||High School
|Description:||As of Jan. 27, 2014, these workshops are funded by the Ohio Board of Regents' Improving Teacher Quality Program.
Location: New Albany High School, near Columbus
Out-of-state teachers can participate at their own expense if space is still available in early June.
For information, please email Kathy Harper at email@example.com or visit the AMTA website workshops page (below) and click on Ohio.
Peer leaders in 2014:
Physics: Brian Carpenter, Charles Deremer, Kathy Harper
Chemistry: Liz Emmer, Tom Wisard, Ted Clark
Advanced/ Curriculum Development: Heidi Kresge, Rick Jacox, Kathy Harper, Ted Clark
Click here to learn more about the Modeling Instruction Program and the American Modeling Teachers Association (AMTA) or visit http://modelinginstruction.org/teachers/workshops/ to find information on Modeling Workshops nationwide and strategies to seek funding (if needed) to participate.
|Duration:||3 weeks (MTWThF); also 3 academic year follow-up workshops|
Benefits and Requirements
|Cost:||free for Ohio teachers|
College Transcript Credit
curricular and classroom equipment
|Benefit Explanation:||As of Jan. 27, 2014, these workshops received state funding for Ohio teachers, by the Improving Teacher Quality Program of the Ohio Board of Regents (ESEA Title IIA).
Four graduate credits at OSU, free lunch, free instructional materials.
Some housing funds are available.
|Other Prerequisites:||A mechanics or chemistry Modeling Workshop is prerequisite to the advanced (curriculum development) workshop.|
Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information
Kathy Harper, Ph.D.
OSU Engineering Education Innovation Center
244 Hitchcock Hall, 2070 Neil Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 688-7538
Fax: (614) 247-6255