Session No. 285
Tuesday, 29 October 2013: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Colorado Convention Center Room 403

T129. Innovative Geoscience Teacher Professional Development: Design, Implementation, Evaluation

GSA Geoscience Education Division

 

Mark F. Klawiter, William I. Rose and Ashley E. Miller, Advocates
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Start Time
 
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:05 PM
LESSONS LEARNED FROM FIVE YEARS OF VIRTUAL FIELDWORK-CENTERED EDUCATOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
DUGGAN-HAAS, Don, PRI and its Museum of the Earth, 92 South Dr, Amherst, NY 14226, dad55@cornell.edu
1:25 PM
PLACE BASED LEARNING: OUTSIDE VS. INSIDE
ZOLYNSKY, Debra L., Science, Lake Shore High School, 22980 E. Thirteen Mile Road, St. Clair Shores, MI 48082, dzolynsky@lsps.org
1:40 PM
VIRTUAL FIELD EXPERIENCES:  BRINGING THE ABSTRACT INTO THE CONCRETE
CODY, Spencer A., 7-12 Hoven Science, Hoven School District, 335 S. Main St, Hoven, SD 57450, Spencer.Cody@k12.sd.us
1:55 PM
INTEGRATION OF MATHEMATICS AND EARTH SCIENCE IN MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL:  THE MAESTRO PROGRAM
PYLE, Eric J., Department of Geology & Environmental Science, James Madison University, MSC 6903, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, pyleej@jmu.edu, COURTIER, Anna M., Geology & Environmental Science, James Madison University, 800 S. Main Street, MSC 6903, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, FICHTER, Lynn S., Geology and Environmental Science, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, LUCAS, Stephen, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, James Madison University, MSC 1911, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, and JACKSON, Andy, Harrisonburg High School, Harrisonburg City Public Schools, 1 Court Square, Harrisonburg, VA 22801
2:10 PM
LEARNING TO BUILD SCIENTIFIC MODELS THROUGH INDUCTIVE GENERALIZATION
CAPPS, Daniel K., College of Education and Human Development, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, daniel.capps@maine.edu, SHEMWELL, Jonathan T., College of Education and Human Development, University of Maine, 330 Shibles Hall, Orono, ME 04469, HOOVER, Stacia, Research in STEM Education Center, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, and BARTH-COHEN, Lauren, Center for Research in STEM Education, University of Maine, 5784 York Complex #1, Orono, ME 04469
2:25 PM
TOWARD AN UNDERSTANDING OF "TEACHING IN THE MAKING:" EXPLAINING INSTRUCTIONAL DECISION MAKING BY ANALYZING A GEOLOGY INSTRUCTOR'S USE OF METAPHORS
DOLPHIN, Glenn R., Department of Science Teaching, Syracuse University, 101 Heroy Geology Laboratory, Sryacuse, NY 13244, grdolphi@syr.edu
2:40 PM
PROVIDING EDUCATORS AUTHENTIC SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH INTEGRATION OF RESEARCH CONTENT AND TECHNOLOGY WITH GLOBE TEACHER WORKSHOPS USING AN INTEGRATED MODEL OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
SMITH, Steven, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Purdue University, 550 Stadium Mall Drive, EAPS, West Lafayette, IN 47907, mrsmith@purdue.edu, WEGNER, Kristin, The GLOBE Program, Boulder, CO 80307, BRANCH, Benjamin, Purdue University Libraries GIS, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, MILLER, Bridget, Science Education, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, SCHULZE, Darrell, Agronomy Dept, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, and BESSENBACHER, Ann, Discovery Learning Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907
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2:55 PM
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3:10 PM
Break
3:25 PM
CHARACTERIZING PEDAGOGICAL BELIEFS OF GEOSCIENCE INSTRUCTORS ACROSS A RANGE OF INSTITUTIONAL TYPES: POTENTIAL IMPLICATIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
PELCH, Michael A., Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, mapelch@ncsu.edu and MCCONNELL, David, Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695
3:40 PM
GEOSCIENCE ENGAGEMENT OF PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS THROUGH FIELD BASED LEARNING AT THE TWO-YEAR COLLEGE
MARTIN, Todd C.1, WOLFE, Benjamin A.1, and POWLAS, Russell T.2, (1) Department of Natural Sciences, Metropolitan Community College-Blue River, 20301 E. 78 Highway, Independence, MO 64057, todd.martin@mcckc.edu, (2) Education, Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods, 2601 NE Barry Road, Kansas City, MO 64156
3:55 PM
TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH THE PENNSYLVANIA EARTH SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION (PAESTA)
GUERTIN, Laura A., Earth Science, Penn State Brandywine, 25 Yearsley Mill Road, Media, PA 19063, guertin@psu.edu, FURMAN, Tanya, Department of Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, MUNDRY, Susan, Learning Innovations at WestEd, 300 Unicorn Park Drive, 5th floor, Woburn, MA 01801, LEWIS-KING, Theresa, AMY Northwest Middle School, 6000 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19128, and MCDONALD, Scott, Curriculum & Instruction, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802
4:10 PM
‘INQUIRY INTEGRATION’: THE USE OF INQUIRY-BASED INSTRUCTION THROUGHOUT THE MITEP EXPERIENCE TO SUPPORT K-12 EARTH SCIENCE EDUCATION
MILLER, Ashley E., Geological and Mining Engineering & Sciences, Michigan Technological Univ, 1400 Townsend Dr, Dow 612, Houghton, MI 49931, aemiller@mtu.edu, MATTOX, Stephen R., Department of Geology, Grand Valley State Univ, Allendale, MI 49401-9403, PETCOVIC, Heather, Department of Geosciences and The Mallinson Institute for Science Education, Western Michigan University, 1187 Rood Hall, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, KLAWITER, Mark F., Geological and Mining Engineering & Sciences, Michigan Technological Univ, 1400 Townsend Dr, Dow 613, Houghton, MI 49931, and GOCHIS, Emily, Geological Engineering & Sciences, Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Dr, Houghton, MI 49931
4:25 PM
RITES PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: A PATHWAY TO STATEWIDE GAINS IN STEM LITERACY FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
MURRAY, Daniel P.1, CAULKINS, Joshua L.2, DOOLEY, Howard L. Jr2, and DE OLIVEIRA, Glenisson3, (1) Department of Geosciences, Univ. of Rhode Island, 337 Woodward Hall, Kingston, RI 02881, dpmurray@uri.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences, University of Rhode Island, 116 Woodward Hall, 9 East Alumni Avenue, Kingston, RI 02881, (3) Department of Physical Sciences, Rhode Island College, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI 02908
4:40 PM
IMPLEMENTING LONG-TERM PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR URBAN EARTH SCIENCE TEACHERS: INSIGHTS FROM THE MICHIGAN TEACHER EXCELLENCE PROGRAM (MITEP)
KLAWITER, Mark F.1, ROSE, William I.2, MILLER, Ashley E.3, VYE, Erika C.2, ENGELMANN, Carol A.4, MATTOX, Stephen R.5, and PETCOVIC, Heather L.6, (1) Geological and Mining Engineering & Sciences, Michigan Technological Univ, 1400 Townsend Dr, Dow 613, Houghton, MI 49931, mfklawit@mtu.edu, (2) Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences, Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Dr, Houghton, MI 49931, (3) Geological and Mining Engineering & Sciences, Michigan Technological Univ, 1400 Townsend Dr, Dow 612, Houghton, MI 49931, (4) Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences, Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931, (5) Department of Geology, Grand Valley State Univ, Allendale, MI 49401-9403, (6) Department of Geosciences and The Mallinson Institute for Science Education, Western Michigan University, 1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5241
 
4:55 PM
Concluding Remarks
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