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- Curious Minds
A Graduate Course from MSSEF’s Curious Minds Initiative (CMI). Complete to earn 3 graduate credits. TSIP is part of the STEM Certificate in Inquiry from Framingham State University. August 3-7, 2015 & November 7, 2015, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm on Cape Cod.
Teachers located within the boundaries of the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network will have first priority for enrollment in the August 3-7, 2015 TSIP course. All other teachers will be waitlisted on a first come first serve basis for any open seats in the TSIP course.
Provides teachers with practical strategies to infuse more inquiry into their teaching practice and existing curricula. TSIP is a hands-on course, and science teachers bring 2-3 of their existing labs or classroom activities that they will adapt in order to make greater use of inquiry-based techniques.
Through investigations, discussions, presentations, activities, and analysis of lessons and samples of student work, teachers will learn ways to Connect inquiry classroom activities with Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks Help students to experience the key steps in "real-world" scientific research and engineering invention, including how to:
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!
Registration Fee: $25 Total Tuition & Course Materials: $650 Graduate Credit: 3 graduate credits will be available to earn at additional cost of $300. Please Note: teachers who want to enroll for graduate credit will receive an application from MSSEF, which must be submitted with payment of fees before the course begins. PDPs: Yes, provided at no cost. CMI Educator Day: FREE with course registration! More Information: firstname.lastname@example.org Please note that registration fees & graduate credit costs are non-refundable.