Events

This page is a compendium of upcoming and recent education events listed by the ComPADRE collections. You can also view our Event Archive.

Upcoming Events

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Team from the University of Michigan wins 2015 Jonathan Reichert and Barbara Wolff-Reichert APS Award for Excellence in Advanced Laboratory Instruction.
April 3 - April 1, 2016
Carl Akerlof and Ramón Torres-Isea of the University of Michigan are the recipients of the 2015 Jonathan Reichert and Barbara Wolff-Reichert APS Award for Excellence in Advanced Laboratory Instruction.  The citation reads "For dedication to the spirit of hands-on experimental instruction in Physics, inspirational teaching in the Advanced Undergraduate Laboratory of the University of Michigan, and continued contributions to physics laboratory instruction in the United States."

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2016 PhysTEC Conference
March 11 - March 13, 2016
Save the date!  The 2016 PhysTEC Conference, the nation's largest conference on physics teacher preparation, will be held on March 11-13 at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court, in Baltimore, MD. The conference will precede the APS March Meeting.

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Creating Interactive Electronic Books for Computers and Tablets
July 16 - July 20, 2016
Workshop
AAPT 2016 Summer Meeting
Sacramento, CA
July 16-20, 2016

Recent Events

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AAPT Winter Meeting
January 9 - January 12, 2016
A potpourri of themes: Planetarium Classroom, Weather or Knot, Apparatus Gumbo, & more!

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Incorporating Computation and Modeling into Physics and Astronomy Teaching
November 19 - November 22, 2015
Workshop for New Faculty
ACP, College Park, MD
November 19-22, 2015

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Tracker/Open Source Physics Workshop for Singapore Teachers
October 26 - October 29, 2015
Edulab@AST Workshop
Singapore, 26-29 October 2015

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Workshop: Apply and customize a JavaScript simulation for physics classes
September 11 - September 12, 2015
Workshop: MPTL 20 International Conference on Multimedia in Physics Teaching and Learning
Munich, Germany
September 7-12, 2014

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Symposium Talk: Making Quantum Mechanics Visual and Interactive: Open Source Physics Based Curricular Material
September 7 - September 11, 2015
Symposium: MPTL 20 International Conference on Multimedia in Physics Teaching and Learning
Munich, Germany