Summer Workshop for Teachers

Summer Workshop for Teachers

A one-week workshop that combines lectures and related hands-on laboratory courses and culminates in a session on science curriculum development for grades 8-12.

Ana M. Caldeira

The workshops helped me become a better, more knowledgeable teacher — I could cite current research and was aware of recent discoveries. During the workshops, I performed labs using state-of-the-art equipment, collaborated with other teachers, and developed hands-on activities to use in my classroom. I have access to curricula developed by other workshop participants online, as well as lectures by experts, and have shared many of the curricula with my colleagues.

Who Should Apply

Eligible applicants must be:

  • Full-time science teachers
  • Currently employed in a school in the greater Boston area (within daily commuting range)
  • Teaching honors and/or advanced placement science classes

Program Details

This 1-week program from July 15-19, 2019 allows teachers to:

  • Discuss new topics and new developments in the biomedical and biological sciences in an accessible format
  • Practice new laboratory exercises covering topics relevant to the honor and AP biology curriculum
  • Design new curriculum material for their class
  • Network with other teachers
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