Creating Inquiry Projects with Primary Resources and iPads

 

Summer 2014 Workshops

 

 

"A scheme of the Solar system with the orbits of the planets and comets belonging thereto"

 

Teachers from ALL subject area are invited to participate in the 2014 "Creating Inquiry Projects with Primary Resources and iPads" summer workshops.  STEAM will be a primary focus of this year's workshop, so teachers from STEAM subject areas are encouraged to attend. 

The overall goal of the two-day workshop series is to provide teachers with the tools and opportunity to create an engaging lesson that incorporate inquiry, primary sources, project-based instruction and technology integration. 

A small stipend will be given to teachers who complete the workshops. Stipends are provided though a grant from the Library of Congress.

The workshops are limited to a total of 30 participants.

Registration Below

 

Day 1. Introduction to Inquiry Based Teaching with Primary Sources

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

9:00AM- 12:00PM

Location: Nichols School: Mitchell Hall  Room: T-Lab (2nd Floor)

Facilitators: Susan Allen and Eric Yarwood

Day one of the workshop series will focus on teaching inquiry based lessons that include primary resources.  Participants will experience this project-based approach first hand and will be introduced to the vast resources available on the Library of Congress Website and more.

 

Day 2. Creating Student-Centered Inquiry Projects

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

9:00AM- 12:00PM

Location: Nichols School: Mitchell Hall  Room: T-Lab (2nd Floor)

Facilitators: Susan Allen and Eric Yarwood

Day two will focus on giving you time to create your own inquiry-based project.  We will provide you with the tools to build a lesson that incorporates inquiry, primary sources, project based instruction and technology integration. 

 

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