Developing and Understanding Models
Time and Date: 4 PM - 6PM CT, 4th Monday Oct 28, Nov 25, Jan 27, Feb 24, Mar 23, Apr 27
Location: Online. Requires up to date browser (Chrome, Firefox) A tech check required before class. Not suitable for phones.
Grades: We will be focusing on Grade 4-8 but teachers from all grade levels are invited to participate.
Cost: Free! (Credit extra)
Credit: 1 (pending)
Sponsor: 319 Information and Education Project, SD Space Grant Consortium
South Dakota's science standards call for students to be able to develop and use models. Our monthly 2 hour PD delivered via an in person, interactive hangout will give you an overview of the different ways to develop and use models using our most popular curricula: GLOBE, GEMS, Project WET and more! Learn multiple ways to integrate modeling into your teaching. Get informed! Get inspired! All from the comfort of your classroom or home.
We meet the 4th Monday of the month, October through April except for December in an interactive, online meeting space. Chrome or Firefox browser required as is a recent version of Windows 10 or MacOS. We'll do a tech check before class to make sure you can connect.
During our session you will have time to review your standards and start planning on how to integrate developing and using models into your instruction. Teaching an activity using models with a short reflection is required for credit.
The class is free. Credit (pending) will have a fee.
Time: January - March 2020
Location: Online and remote
Grade: All grade levels, all content areas are invited to apply
Fee:Class is free! Credit extra.
Credit: 1 (pending)
Sponsor: South Dakota Community Foundation
The TALES Project is an initiative to empower all educators to use teaching artifacts they developed from their lived experiences as stories in their teaching. Educators are invited to apply to be a TALES Fellow. As a Fellow you will:
Learn more at https://talesproject.org.
ONLINE PROFESSIONAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
The South Dakota Discovery Center is a training partner for GLOBE. GLOBE is an international science and education project sponsored by NASA and NOAA dedicated to earth systems monitoring and research. GLOBE trained educators in South Dakota are eligible for mini-grants to purchase classroom supplies to support implementation. Become a GLOBE trained educator through online e-training or at an in person professional development opportunity.
The South Dakota Discovery Center will provide contact hour certificates if you participate in and reflect up a webinar from NASA, GLOBE, or CLEAN.
Please visit our mini-site for more information.
National Geographic Educator Certification
The South Dakota Discover Center supports South Dakota educators pursuing their National Geographic Educator Certification. Contact Anne for more information.
The SD Discovery Center offers professional development to formal and non-formal educators in science using proven, high quality, inquiry resources.
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