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:||These workshops are funded by the Ohio Board of Regents' Improving Teacher Quality Program.
Location: New Albany High School, 7600 Fodor Rd, New Albany, OH 43054 (near Columbus)
May 15 update: Out-of-state teachers can participate, and receive benefits! Contact Kathy Harper as soon as you can, and ask her how.
For information, please email Kathy Harper at firstname.lastname@example.org 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|
Deadline was 3/17, but later applications will still be accepted while space remains in the workshops.
Benefits and Requirements
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, lunch on-site, 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