Sign up now for Summer 2018 Workshops!

The best professional development bargain out there! Free housing, breakfast and lunch provided, inexpensive graduate credit and an opportunity to learn a time tested, inquiry based, student-centered pedagogy. Dates for both weeks: Week 1, July 23-27, 2018 and week 2, July 30 – August 3, 2018. Workshops run from 8 am – 5 pm. Fees are $800 for one… Continue reading Sign up now for Summer 2018 Workshops!

What is Modeling Instruction?

Modeling Instruction, under development since 1990 via the leadership of David Hestenes (Emeritus Professor of Physics, Arizona State University), corrects many weaknesses of the traditional lecture-demonstration method, including fragmentation of knowledge, student passivity, and persistence of naive beliefs about the physical world. Unlike the traditional approach, in which students wade through an endless stream of… Continue reading What is Modeling Instruction?

Graduate Education Credits

The American Modeling Teachers Association is partnering with the NEASC-approved Southern New Hampshire University to offer graduate education credits.   The costs $125/ graduate education credit, three credits for each week’s workshop in biology, chemistry or physics curriculum, plus modest processing fees to SNHU and the AMTA (est. $50).  The grading rubric uses an online portfolio to… Continue reading Graduate Education Credits