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CESAME

Center for Engineering, Science and Mathematics Education

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Cal Poly Modeling Series


July 8 - July 19, 2019
Cal Poly University’s Center for Engineering, Science, and Mathematics Education (CESAME) and the NOYCE Western Regional are pleased to offer two concurrent (possibility of three)  2-week professional development courses this summer in:

  • Physics  Modeling I
  • Chemistry Modeling I
  • Biology Modeling- TENTATIVE

These workshops are structured inquiry approaches to high school chemistry, physics and physical science teaching that incorporate computer technology and insights from current content & education research. Teachers will develop skills in fostering scientific discourse and presentation and in assessment of student learning. By designing and carrying out a series of investigations that use the Modeling Method teachers will practice Socratic questioning techniques that will enable them to teach physics and/or chemistry using the Modeling Method.

 

Event Details

Dates and Times: July 8th - July 19th.  Monday - Friday 8:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Location:Cal Poly University, 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA. 
 
Courses:  
Physics is open to High School and secondary physics and physical science teachers or other science teachers interested in Modeling. 
Facilitator:Jon Anderson, Centennial HS Minneapolis, MN; Physics Education Consultant, AMTA certified Physics Modeling instructor.

 
Chemistry I is open to High School and secondary chemistry teachers or other science teachers interested in Modeling. 
Facilitator:Brenda Royce, University HS, Fresno, CA, AMTA certified Modeling Chemistry instructor.

Biology I (tentative)  is open to High School and secondary chemistry teachers or other science teachers interested in Modeling.
 

For more information visit: Workshop Description

Cost

 
Early Bird Registration - $450 (Last day for Early Bird pricing is May 31st, 2019)

Regular Registration - $475 (Regular Registration pricing is June 1st to June 14, 2019)

Modeling materials, parking and lunch provided daily.
Housing will be available on campus for an additional fee of 
($97.25/person/night).  Will include a shared kitchen, own bedroom, shared bathroom, access to pool, and shared living room.

REGISTRATION ENDS JUNE 15th, 2019

Registration Fee is waived for: 
  • Selected Noyce Scholars or Noyce Alumni
  • San Luis Obispo County, Northern Santa Barbara County and Southern Monterey County secondary teachers.

AMTA Modeling

These workshops are structured inquiry approaches to high school chemistry and physics teaching that incorporate computer technology and insights from the Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standard & current education research.​ Modeling Instruction

Approved by Cal Poly Extended Education for one, three or six CEUs (fees not included in registration).  Registration for CEU Course will be available at the workshop.

Register here

 

Modeling 2019 Registration

Housing option of campus is available:

2019 Poly Canyon Ville Connections Pricing 

$97.25/person/night

More Information about the local area:

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PCV Connections Optional Housing- COMING SOON Estimated cost for housing on campus is ($88.25/person/night).  Will include a shared kitchen, own bedroom, shared bathroom, access to pool, and shared living room. 

Contact Information:

General Questions:  cesame@calpoly.edu or 805-756-2859   
 

Sponsors

This Modeling series is funded by two grants:

•CESAME Cotchett Educational Grant
•Western Regional Noyce Initiative (WRNI)

CESAME and WRNI are providing funding that allows us to waive the registration cost and provide a stipend for local teachers and selected Noyce scholars and alumni.In addition, WRNI has provided funding to support traveling for a limited number of Noyce participants. Noyce scholars will be notified if they are selected, and will be given instructions regarding the funds available to assist them with their travel.

$250 stipend will be included for:
•Selected Noyce Scholars/Alumni (can also qualify for travel expenses)

$500 stipend will be included for Local Teachers

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