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2016 Teaching Inquiry-Based STEM Science: an ASU Summer Institute for K-8 Educators
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2016 Teaching Inquiry-Based STEM Science: an ASU Summer Institute for K-8 Educators June 15th-18th from 7:00am-2:30pm daily Eligible participants are those teaching within SRP service areas • In-service educators teaching in the counties of Maricopa, Gila, Yavapai and Pinal • In-service educators teaching in the towns of St. Johns and Page • Pre-service educators enrolled in the ASU Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Applications received from educators outside the SRP service areas will not be

6/15/2016 to 6/18/2016
When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016
7:00 AM
Where: United States
Contact: 480-748-6562

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2016 Teaching Inquiry-Based STEM Science:

 

an ASU Summer Institute for K-8 Educators

June 15th-18th from 7:00am-2:30pm daily

Eligible participants are those teaching within SRP service areas

      In-service educators teaching in the counties of Maricopa, Gila, Yavapai and Pinal

      In-service educators teaching in the towns of St. Johns and Page

      Pre-service educators enrolled in the ASU Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

Applications received from educators outside the SRP service areas will not be considered.

A stipend of $50 a day will be issued to all participants upon satisfactory completion of the institute.

Preferred Qualifications

The selection committee is interested in participants who demonstrate the following:

       Adaptability and flexibility to function individually and collaboratively

       Genuine interest in improving the rigor and relevance of curriculum, instruction and assessment in both the classroom and school

       A commitment to seriously pursue the pedagogy of inquiry-based STEM science and develop an instructional plan to be implemented within the professional setting

       Desire to integrate technology and engineering into the K-8 curriculum

To Apply

1.     Provide complete contact information requested on the application form. If two or more apply from the same school, the first member identified on the application will be the Team Leader and will serve as the liaison between the Institute planning team and your team.

2.     In the space provided, respond to the following questions (maximum 450 words). Responses must address all three questions and will be scored according to the accompanying rubric.

3.  

Submit your application via email to drmo@asu.edu

 

 Complete and submit the application (only one per team if multiple applicants are from the same school). Applications must be received no later than 4 pm on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 to be considered. We will verify receipt of applications. Participants will be selected and notified no later than Wednesday, April 20, 2016. Incomplete applications will not be considered. This institute is limited to 24 participants.

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016 Teaching Inquiry-Based STEM Science:

 

An Institute for K-8 Educators

Rubric for Participant (and Team) Selection

CRITERIA

LEVELS OF QUALITY

3: Outstanding

2: Satisfactory

1: Limited

Completed Application

Careful attention to detail is evident throughout.

Application is complete but several areas need clarification.

Application lacks clarity or provides insufficient information.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Strong indication of ability and desire to work both individually and collaboratively.

2. Commitment to improving classroom practices.

3. Genuine interest in learning and teaching using inquiry-based methodology.

Demonstrates only two of the preferred qualifications.

Demonstrates only one or none of the preferred qualifications.

Response
to Three Questions

Responses to questions:

· are well organized.

· are presented clearly and concisely.

· convey careful planning, thought and commitment.

Responses to questions are adequate. Careful thought is obvious but there is a lack of specificity or solid commitment.

Responses to questions are inadequate and/or convey little planning or thought.

Geographic Distribution throughout SRP Service/Impact Territory

 

 

Applicants represent geographic diversity within eligible area.


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2016 ASU Teaching Inquiry-Based STEM Science Institute – Application

 

Please copy, complete, and return this page and your responses to the questions below via email to drmo@asu.edu.

PART I: INFORMATION  NOTE: The first participant listed will serve as the de facto Team Leader if there is more than one applicant per school. (Maximum of four per team.)

Name

Grade Level/Subject Area

E-mail Address

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I/We have applied to ASU TIBS Summer Institute in the past?  Yes  / No.  We were / were not in attendance.

School: _________________________________________________________________________________

School Mailing Address: ________________________________________________________________

City/State: _____________________________ ZIP Code: _______________

School Phone: (___ )____________________________ This is a__ school or__ classroom number.

Name of school principal or site administrator___ _______________________________________

The following information is for the Team Leader only.

Home email: _______________________________________  Home phone: (        ) ___________________

School email: ___________________________________________________________________________

 

PART II: WRITTEN RESPONSE (Please answer these three questions in 450 words or less)

Why are you interested in this ASU summer institute experience?

 

If selected, how do you envision incorporating what you learn into your curriculum?

 

How do you anticipate this institute will impact your teaching practices?

 

 

 

Complete applications must be received no later than 4 pm on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. We will verify receipt of applications. Participants will be selected and notified no later than April 20, 2016

Questions? Call 480-748-6562. Send completed application via email to drmo@asu.edu

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