Modeling Instruction for High School Chemistry and Physics Teachers

An MSP grant awarded by the Michigan Department of Education is providing a unique opportunity for high school teachers of Chemistry and Physics in Michigan that supports current HSCE and the Next Generation Science Standards. The professional learning is designed as an immersion model where teachers learn from national facilitators and Michigan practitioners using the same techniques and materials they will utilize with their students. Participants will rotate through roles of student and instructor as they practice and engage in guided inquiry and cooperative learning. Strategies for raising the level of discourse during classroom discussions and student presentations will be emphasized.

Please join us for 15 days of training that will transform your teaching! Teachers will receive stipends of $1,500, SCECHs & graduate credits opportunities, and some travel reimbursements will be available.

Workshops will be held at two locations in West Michigan:

Chemistry Modeling Workshop
Kent ISD  Grand Rapids June 18-July 10 (No class July 3rd and 4th)

Physics Modeling Workshop
MAISD Regional Math and Science Center  Muskegon June 19-July 11 (No class July 3rd and 4th)

Workshops are being held through the state. For more information & to apply, please visit: Initial screening and acceptance of applicants will start on Monday, April 28, 2014.