Impacts of Active Learning in STEM – What the data show

Add depth to authentic inquiry and make an impact with active learning in your classroom.   This Summer master teachers Zhanna Glazenburg and Craig Buszka will take a deep dive into Active Learning – but what exactly is Active Learning and how can it help your students? The largest study of Active Learning to date,

Assessment and Standards-Based Grading in STEM This three-day workshop will guide you through the steps to set up your classes for standards-based grading. We will show you an incremental approach to implementing SBG principles, provide sample learning standards, assessments, and gradebooks, and give you structured time and feedback as you tailor these tools for your own classes. Throughout, we will consider
Introduction to Active Learning in STEM During this one-week introduction to the principles of active learning in STEM, we’ll introduce several strategies such as facilitating student discourse, modeling, multiple representations in problem solving, and curriculum design. We will explore these ideas by investigating content from several cross-cutting-concepts within the physical and life science contexts at middle and high school levels. You'll
Seeing Science Everywhere: Best Practices in Elementary (K-5) STEM This workshop will focus on ways to help children in the elementary grades (K-5) learn to ask and answer questions, make predictions, gather evidence, find patterns, and communicate their ideas. Through a series of hands-on activities and discussions, participants will explore how to use inquiry-driven, collaborative, and phenomena-based investigations with elementary students. In “student mode,”
Unit Planning & Curriculum Development with NGSS In this workshop we will be using all three dimensions of NGSS to design a coherent and conceptual unit plan that will foster enduring understanding of not only content but the big ideas in science. By the end of the workshop you will leave with a completed NGSS-aligned unit plan ready for implementation in your