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Constructing Modern Knowledge
The following is a tentative program for the January 22nd institute (subject to change):
Constructing Modern Math/Science Knowledge
January 22, 2009
- Christopher Lehmann – Principal of Science Leadership Academy
Constructing Modern Math/Science Knowledge -
Playful Invention -
Using Modeling Technology in Education: A Revolution in the Making -
Workshop Session #1
(Choose one of the following)
Inquiry-driven Projects and the Development of S.T.E.M. Skills
This workshop will give a brief overview of why STEM subjects should be integrated, how inquiry and PBL fits into the equation, and then we move to groups that will address a serious current real-world problem with a view toward developing insights and deeper skills than could ever come from a textbook.
The New Dynamic Classroom: Teaching & Learning Math with Technology and Web 2.0
Come and experience a series of unique & compelling activities that incorporate significant software environments (Spreadsheets, MicroWorlds, and Sketchpad) that will help a teacher to engage their students in gaining a deeper understanding of powerful mathematical ideas. For more information see
Turtle Art: The Art of Exploration, the Exploration of Art
of the great benefits of computers in education is they are for exploration and experimentation. This workshop will be about exploring with computers, examples taken from math and art.
Using Modeling Technology in Education: A Revolution in the Making
This workshop will use the Concord Consortium’s Molecular
to explore how free and open-source modeling software may be used by students and teachers in creating simulations of powerful scientific phenomena.
12:00 PM Lunch & conversation (provided)
Workshop Session #2
(Choose one of the workshops offered in the morning)
2:30 PM End of Workshop Session #2
2:45 PM Closing panel discussion, sharing & reflection –
Where do we go from here?
3:30 PM Day complete
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