This two-day workshop will prepare you to teach a climate change unit of 5 lessons developed around misconception-based pedagogy. The workshop will be led by Dr. Brad Hoge from the National Center for Science Education (NCSE), Dr. John Cook from George Mason University, and Frank Niepold from NOAA. The workshop will be held at George Mason University in Washington, DC on Friday, March 1st and Saturday, March 2nd.
You will receive a stipend of $750 for participating in the workshop.
In order to participate, you must be willing to teach the lessons in your classroom/s by the end of the 2019 spring or fall semester. You must also agree to administer pre and post tests to your students which will be used to refine the lessons before. You will then work with Dr. Hoge to develop a professional development workshop in your area the semester or summer term following completion of field testing.
- The application deadline is January 19th 2019. Winners will be notified by February 1st, 2019.
- The workshop will be held from March 1st, 2019 to March 2nd, 2019.
- You will need to be able to fly into either Washington, DC area the evening before the workshop. The workshop will begin at 9 am. on the morning of March 1st.
- The workshop will end at 4 pm on March 2nd.
- NCSE will cover airfare, hotel, and cost of transportation between the airport and your hotel, and between your hotel and the workshop location. NCSE will also cover the cost of meals for the two days of the event. NCSE and GMU staff will assist with arrangements.
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George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia