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Include POGIL in your Summer plans!!!


Register Today!

Summer Workshops are filling quickly!

Learn about POGIL's philosophy and methodology and learn how POGIL can help restructure your classroom environment and enhance student learning!

Focus on one of three tracks:

Activity Writing, Classroom Facilitation or Laboratory

This workshop is designed for both those who are new to POGIL and those who have previously attended a POGIL workshop. 

On the first day of the workshop, those who are new to POGIL will attend a Fundamentals of POGIL session while those participants who have previously attended a POGIL workshop will attend two sessions of universal application. The start of the second day will expose all participants to Modeling a POGIL classroom.  For the remainder of the workshop, participants will follow a series of sessions focused on their chosen area of interest - Activity Writing, Classroom Facilitation or Implementing POGIL in the Laboratory.


Not sure which track is right for you? 

Contact Marcy Dubroff at 717-358-3837 or marcy.dubroff@pogil.org



8-12 Opportunity



Do you know a teacher who would like to fly with ZERO-G and conduct an experiment?  For FREE!!

Mission Microgravity is a ZERO-G contest for US teachers of grades 8 – 12 to engage their students and raise STEM awareness. 

Contest details are attached and can be found at the contest web page: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__bit.ly_2uYMkeC&d=DwIGaQ&c=6woNz-MH7rT4h2NzwpOIrDoM44CA9bO_yzozu4WPyPQ&r=qQLmNuvEchjUgtNAvk6o7wJXNoYM7lyM3qynASkabSg&m=zsz4fb_6Y2rkJIGfMiHziDDqj_KfIKg4WTTOZ12GG4U&s=CGK853IxTyT4o1lQkqIZVgVk6ZRhdLJh-Gixmgq6FCo&e=.   

Please forward the attached contest flyer to school administrators, teachers, or students who may be interested.

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Tickets available NOW!

Adult Night: Summer Glow

Friday, June 28th from 7pm - 10pm! 21+
Join us for this 21+ event and enjoy a variety of programming provided by our glowing list of partners!

  • Join a silent disco under black lights with Kaleidisco
  • Interact and play with a LED Mini-Cone and light-up widgets with Illumicone
  • Watch amazing artists create STEM murals LIVE during the event
  • See Pele Rising's amazing fire performance filled with unprecedented, fiery talent
  • Fly around the city and look at the glowing views with VR1 Arcade
  • "Check your face" for sun damage in a skin analyzer with St. Luke's Health System
  • Complete with food & drink for purchase!
  • AND MORE!
*Due to the popularity of these events, we strongly encourage you to buy your tickets ahead of time because these events do sell out.
**Ticket prices are subject to change from 4/4-6/28. See website for more details!

HEDULE HERE


AN ENGINEERING BOOT CAMP FOR TEACHERS 

Engage with science and engineering practices of NGSS through real-world applications of engineering and hands-on activities you can incorporate in your classroom.

Excellent opportunity to meet volunteers from industry and build connections to benefit your students.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Middle school and high school teachers with an interest in science, engineering, and industrial/career and technical education, as well as pre-service science teachers

WHY ATTEND?
Engage in hands-on, low-cost activities that you can integrate into your classroom immediately. 
Help your students discover career opportunities in science and engineering, and meet practicing engineers. 
Strong connection to NGSS.
  No charge, a $1,200 value (Made possible through generous donations to the ASM Materials Education Foundation)

WHAT'S INCLUDED?
4 CEUs (40 hours), demonstration materials and meals.

GRADUATE CREDITS AVAILABLE! 
Two (2) graduate credits available (at participant’s expense) through the University of Missouri-Kansas City at $250. (This is optional.) 


Questions? Contact Jeane Deatherage, Administrator of Foundation Programs  

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