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Name: Improving the Teaching of Physics
School/Institution: Boston University
Department/Unit: School of Education and College of Arts and science Physics Department
City: Boston
State: MA
Opportunity Type: Other Opportunity
Teacher Status: Preservice
Teacher Level: Middle School
High School
Description: Graduate study for Improving the Teaching of Physics is a sequence of courses designed in partnership between the school of education of Boston University and the Physics department of Boston University.  It is created to give teachers the opportunity to become proficient in physics concepts and teaching strategies, and to prepares for the Mass Test for educator Licensure (MTEL) in Physics. ITOP classes are small and provide individual attention and hands-on inquiry-based learning in a relaxed, friendly manner.  New courses begin throughout the school year, for more information look at the website and please contact Andrew Duffy - or Peter Garik -
Start Date: 01/01/2011
End Date: 01/01/2012
Duration: staggered/multiple start dates - 8 week cycles
Application Deadline: NA, contact us
Opportunity Website:
Sponsor Link: BU CAS Physics department

Benefits and Requirements

Cost: Depends on enrollment
Benefits: College Transcript Credit
Benefit Explanation: Graduate credit offered

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Andrew Duffy