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STEM Saturday Workshop Series for High School & Middle School In-Service Teachers
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JUNE 10 - AUGUST 5, 2006

Spring 2005 Workshop Participants

 

The SEMEP Office in the Physics and Dual Degree Engineering Department at Xavier University of Louisiana offers an eight-week STEM Saturday Workshop Series for in-service teachers. Facilitated by experienced STEM faculty, the Workshop Series is supported by the HBCU UP grant through the National Science Foundation . The Program is free to teachers who teach science or mathematics.

The Saturday Workshops Series is designed to introduce middle and high school science and mathematics teachers to the "activity-based" approach for teaching science and math concepts. The development of fundamental concepts and reasoning skill is emphasized. The hands-on inquiry-oriented method of instruction is used to help prepare teachers to teach science as a process of inquiry. The course meets the needs of teachers with varying levels of preparation in science and mathematics.

What are the workshop topics?

  • PHYSICS (Spring 2005 and Summer 2006)
  • MATH (Spring 2005 and Summer 2006)
  • CHEMISTRY (Fall 2006 and Spring 2007)
  • BIOLOGY (Fall 2006 and Spring 2007)
  • COMPUTER SCIENCE (Fall 2007)

Application and deadlines:

Click here for application information .

Screening of applications for the summer Workshop Series will begin May 25.

Screening of applications for the spring Workshop Series will begin August 15.

Cost/Stipend:

The STEM Saturday Workshop Series is tuition-free. A stipend of $500 is offered upon completion of the Workshop Series

Transportation and meals are the responsibility of the participant.

Requirements:

The STEM Saturday Workshop Series is open to full-time practicing teachers, grades K-12, with and emphasis on grades 8-12.

The STEM Saturday Workshop Series is a full-time, eight-week commitment. Classes meet from 8 am to 12 noon on consecutive Saturdays. Attendance is required during class hours.

For additional information contact:

Dr. Murty Akundi
SEMEP Office
Xavier University of Louisiana
1Drexel Drive - Box 146
New Orleans , Louisiana 70125

Phone: (504) 520-7646
Fax: (504)) 520-7966
xueng@xula.edu

 
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