Sign up now for Summer 2020 Workshops!

“The best STEM professional development bargain out there!” The Mario Brothers. Fees: $800 for one week and $1500 for two weeks, $2200 for three weeks.  To guarantee a seat a deposit of $200 is due by June 1.  We will enroll after June 1 as long as seats are available – email: mainemodelingworkshop@gmail.com to check… Continue reading Sign up now for Summer 2020 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?