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:||May 10 2015: All 3 Modeling Workshops are open to teachers nationwide! FREE. Optional FREE graduate credit. FREE housing! The start date might be moved to Tuesday, June 9, if local schools make up a snow day (due to the huge amount of snow last winter).
These three workshops are open to high school physics and chemistry teachers. Ohio teachers have priority. Funding is by the Ohio Board of Regents' Improving Teacher Quality Program.
Location: New Albany High School, 7600 Fodor Rd, New Albany, OH 43054 (near Columbus)
For information and an application form, please email Kathy Harper at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the AMTA website workshops page (below) and click on Ohio.
Peer leaders in 2015:
* Physics/mechanics: Brian Carpenter, Chas 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 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|
Later applications will be accepted while space remains in the workshops.
Benefits and Requirements
|Cost:||$25 application fee (returned if you are not selected for the workshop)|
College Transcript Credit
curricular and classroom equipment
|Benefit Explanation:||As of January 2015, 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 (optional, FREE), 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