Private workspace
(for workshop participants only)

Thursday, July 16

8:30 Introductions: with a few Introductory slides (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 528kB Jul14 15)

9:00 What do future teachers need in an introductory course? Slides: What do future teachers need? (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 5.3MB Jul15 15)

9:45 Small group work: Comparing performance expectations in the Next Generation Science Standards to current syllabi

Break as needed

10:30 Report out from small groups, group synthesis of needs

11:00 The role of the affective domain: Overcoming sciencephobia in future teachers

11:25 Road check

11:30 Adjourn for the day

Friday, July 17

8:30 Overview of resources available for teaching introductory courses and teaching strategies

9:00 Individual work: Explore resources and begin to develop action plan

9:30 Report out and formation of small groups with similar needs


10:15 Small group work: Share ideas and strategies for your type of situation, continue to develop action plan with feedback from colleagues. Upload action plans

  • Incorporating more NGSS content and methods into general intro course: Joe, Abir, Wendi, Rick
  • High school geo course: Monica, Shane, Koa
  • Professional development for in-service: David, Hillary, Carla
  • Intro for pre-service: Amanda, TimandScott, Caitlin, Katherine, Todd, Bree

11:00 Report out and synthesis of strategies and needs

11:25 Workshop evaluation

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