K-12 Professional Development

Now taking registrations for Summer Workshops during Museum Closure.

Blended On-Line Course - Argumentation: The Language of Inquiry

Grades 5 - 12

Summer On-line Workshop, June 22-25 & 29-30             
Fall On-line Lesson Implementation, September 7–October 18
Final Face-to-Face (at the Museum), October 17, 2020

2 Graduate Level Credit Hours + Certificate for 15 hrs toward CLDE certification

Discover new ways to get all learners in your classroom excited about the “sense-making” part of their investigations, simulations and labs. During this on-line and face-to-face course, you will learn-by-doing practical strategies to enrich and motivate your students’ discourse, writing and reading. Have fun as you observe, practice, plan and implement research-based strategies that support all learners.

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Tools @ Tea Time

Teachers! Grab your afternoon tea and log in to get tips and resources from the Museum Teacher Professional Development Team and share strategies with other teachers as we transition to remote learning.

Archive: Explore Before Explain with Pat Brown (Webinar)

Grades 3 - 8

Original Program Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Take a moment to connect online with other teachers and pick up some new tips to spruce up and deepen your lessons for the end of the year.

Archive: Making Argumentation Work in On-Line Environments (Webinar)

Grades 5 - 12

Original Program Date: Saturday, April 18, 2020

How can we use scientific argumentation as a way to continue building community and connection with our students in on-line learning environments? What might Argumentation look like on-line?