K-12 Professional Development

On-Line Workshop: Introduction to Argument-Driven Inquiry

Grades 6 - 12

Saturday, October 3rd 2020

Looking for ways to get your students more engaged in lab experiences while helping them develop the skills of real scientists? Get ahead of the curve through a nationally recognized, research-based, inquiry teaching model. Experience Argument Driven Inquiry led by a national ADI trainer.

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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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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?