Project-based Classroom Science (PCS)
A Graduate Course from MSSEF’s Curious Minds Initiative (CMI)
Complete to earn 2 graduate credits.
PCS is part of the STEM Certificate in Inquiry from Framingham State University!
August 12-14, 2013
PCS is a hands-on course that enables science teachers to develop effective project-based units for targeted science concepts, and also provides an introduction to guiding students who work on independent research projects.
Your Students & Teaching Practice:
Your students develop a deeper understanding of targeted science concepts in context.
Learn new and effective ways to integrate project-based learning into your curriculum.
Design a Project-Based Science (PBS) activity for your own classroom!
Connect project-based science activities with the Massachusetts state science standards.
Receive a special invitation to participate in CMI Educator Day at MIT (May 3, 2013).*
Your Career & Teamwork with Colleagues:
Optional low-cost graduate credit - $200 for 2 graduate credits, and PDPs (free).Tuition Scholarships A limited number of partial and full tuition scholarships available.
PCS is part of a new STEM CERTIFICATE in INQUIRY - a collaboration of Framingham State University & MSSEF. Earn 2 of the graduate credits towards this Certificate!
Teams of teachers get priority acceptance: Be part of a supportive team to enable your success back in the school and classroom.
* CMI Educator Day at MIT | May 3, 2013
Apply for a travel stipend and/or matching support for a substitute teacher!
A special free conference held on Friday during the State Science & Engineering Fair for high school students @ MIT. Highlights include: walking the Exhibition Hall of 300 “Best of the Best” high school student science fair projects in Massachusetts; a seat in the Judge Orientation Program (with ~300 judges from academia and industry); feedback and discussion inquiry and project-based approaches in your teaching practice; and breakfast and lunch!
ENROLL ONLINE in CMI Educator Day!
Fees, Credits and More
Registration Fee: $25
PCS Tuition & Course Materials: $525. A limited number of partial and full tuition scholarships available.
Graduate Credit: Enroll to earn 2 graduate credits at additional cost of $200.
Yes, provided at no cost.
CMI Educator Day
: FREE with course registration!
Free lunch and light breakfast/coffee served daily
More Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that registration fees & graduate credit costs are non-refundable.