Learn Science by Doing Science

Learn Science by Doing Science

One-Day Workshop | Cost: $2600*
Two-Day Workshop | Cost: $5200*

This workshop provides an immersive experience where teachers learn science by doing science. Conduct science investigations utilizing the Instructional Model for Inquiry-Based Science, which integrates a process of scientific inquiry, a rich learning environment, and scientific habits of mind. Learn 4 changes you can make right away to increase student engagement with inquiry-based instruction. Evaluate the role of a growth mindset in transforming science instruction and leave with a ready-to-implement inquiry-based lesson as well as practical strategies to begin transforming your classroom.

Learning Objectives:

    • Experience a complete investigation sequence that models inquiry-based science (messing about, structured, open, and engineering design).
    • Understand how the instructional model can be used to support teaching and learning with a process of scientific inquiry, a rich learning environment, and scientific habits of mind.
    • Learn time-saving connections for integrating science across the curriculum (K-5).
    • Learn time-saving strategies for facilitating inquiry-based science (6-12).
    • Discover 4 instructional habits that can increase engagement and kick-start inquiry-based instruction.
    • Learn how to begin cultivating a growth mindset in your classroom.
    • Select and prepare a lesson where students learn science by doing science.
    • Receive customized assistance with implementation plans and lesson feedback.
    • 1-day option excludes the complete investigation sequence, customized assistance, and feedback