Professional Development Opportunity Detail Page
|Name:||chemistry I, mechanics,biology, Curriculum Development in Physics & Chem: 4 Modeling Workshops|
|School/Institution:||hosted by New Albany High School|
|Opportunity Type:||Modeling Workshop
|Teacher Level:||High School
|Description:||These four workshops are open to high school physics, chemistry, and biology teachers. Ohio teachers have priority. Curriculum development is only for teachers who have completed a prior Modeling workshop.
For information and an application form, please email Kathy Harper at firstname.lastname@example.org .
* Physics/mechanics: Brian Carpenter, Chas Deremer, Kathy Harper
* Chemistry: Liz Emmer, Tom Wisard, Ted Clark
* Biology: Matthew Kennedy, Jessie Dorman
* Advanced/ Curriculum Development: Rick Jacox, Joe Griffith, Marie Wenzke, Kathy Harper, Ted Clark
Modeling chemistry overview, publication & Powerpoint, suggested lab equipment and supplies, and sample curriculum are at the AMTA webpage on chemistry.
Click here to learn more about Modeling Instruction and the American Modeling Teachers Association (AMTA) or visit http://modelinginstruction.org to find information on Modeling Workshops nationwide and strategies to seek funding (if needed) to participate.
The Ohio content standards in science specifically list Modeling Instruction workshops as recommended professional development opportunities.
|Duration:||3 weeks (MTWThF); also 3 academic year Saturday follow-up workshops|
Later applications will be accepted while space remains in the workshops.
Benefits and Requirements
|Cost:||$35 application fee (returned if you were not selected for the workshop)|
College Transcript Credit
curricular and classroom equipment
|Benefit Explanation:||Funding in 2017 is provided by the Improving Teacher Quality (ITQ) Program of the Ohio Board of Regents, in a grant to The Ohio State University.
Participants have the option of registering for 4 graduate credits in science at OSU with tuition paid by the grant. Participants receive free instructional materials. There is a lunch option on-site. Housing funds are available for out-of-area teachers.
|Citizenship Requirement:||U.S. Citizen
|Other Prerequisites:||For ALL Ohio science teachers: in-service teachers of the respective science, and those who expect to teach the science next year.|
Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information
OSU Department of Engineering Education
244 Hitchcock Hall, 2070 Neil Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 688-7538
Fax: (614) 247-6255