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Jul 15 2013
GLOBE Teacher Training Workshops
Connect your students to an international network of students, teachers and scientists, learning more about our shared environment. For a school to fully participate in the GLOBE Program, at least …
Feb 06 2013
42nd Annual HASTI Conference
42nd Annual HASTI Conference Professional Development for Indiana Science Teachers "The Joy of Science" February 6-8, 2013 We look forward to seeing you in 2013!
Jan 08 2013
Second draft of the next generation of Science Standards open for feedback
The second draft of the Next Generation Science Standards opened for feedback on January 8, 2013 and will remain open for feedback until January 29, 2013. We fully encourage all interested parties to …
Standardized Test Outcomes for Students Engaged in Inquiry-Based Science Curricula in the Context of Urban Reform
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28 Mar 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Peg A Ertmer, Kari Clase
RGS Week 1 Supplemental Resource: Abstract: Considerable effort has been made over the past decade to address the needs of learners in large urban districts through scaleable reform initiatives. We …
Problem Based Approach to Instruction
17 Feb 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Kari Clase, Peg A Ertmer
RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental Material: This chapter examines the problem-based learning approach to instruction from the perspective of instructional design theory and synthesizes the current …
PBL Learning Meets Case-Based Reasoning in the Middle School Science Classroom: Putting Learning by Design Into Practice
RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental Material: This article tells the story of the design of Learning by Design™ (LBD), a project- based inquiry approach to science learning with roots in case-based …
PBL Developing a Driving Question
17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Peg A Ertmer
RGS Summer 2011 PBL: Developing a Driving Question
Calculating the Potential Energy of Flowing Water
17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kari Clase
RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Material: Student Activity
PBL Summer 2011 UV Activity Notes
RGS Summer 2011 UV Bead Activity Experimental Design Notes
PBL Facilitation and Questioning Strategies
17 Feb 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Kari Clase, Peg A Ertmer
RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental Material
PBL Challenge Investigating a National and Local Problem
RGS Supplemental Material Summer 2011 EDCI 627000
17 Feb 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Mike Arvola, Joe Brennan, Christine Marie Dora
RGS Summer 2011 Participant Presentation Hydroelectricity by Team Watt-er
WAKE the Water 2: Hydroelectric Power
17 Feb 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Kathy Daniels
RGS Summer 2011 Participant Presentation: Is the relatively small amount of hydroelectric power produced in Indiana worth the environmental trade-off?
Quixote Industries Presentation
17 Feb 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Jessica Austin, Georgia L Everett, Michael Mieher, Robin L Townsend
RGS Summer 2011 Presentation: What percent of Indiana's electrical grid energy can be displaced by wind energy in the next 20 years?
Solar Power: Is it the IN thing?
17 Feb 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Melissa D. Keown
RGS Summer 2011 Presentation: Solar Power: Is it the IN thing? Can solar energy collection devices be viable choices to lessen Indiana's dependence on fossil fuels?
17 Feb 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Dane Brown, Cortnaye Smith, SIDNEY RAY DOBSON
RGS Summer 2011 Solar Energy Presentation: Is it feasible to utilize solar power in average Indiana homes?
Using Questioning to Facilitate Discussion of Science Teaching Problems in Teacher Professional Development
Previous research has shown that questioning is a key strategy that facilitators use to promote discussion in Problem-Based Learning (PBL). Yet, there is a lack of detailed understanding on what …
Designing the Invitational Envirnonment
RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Resource: Designing the Invitational Envirnoment from Problem Based Learning: an Inquiry Approach, by John Barrell
Goals and Strategies of a Problem Based Learning Facilitator
This paper describes an analysis of facilitation of a student-centered problem-based learning group. The focus of this analysis was to understand the goals and strategies of an expert facilitator in …
Open Learning Environments, Foundations, Methods, and Models
RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Resource Michael Hannafin- University of Georgia Susan Land - The Pennsylvania State University Kevin Oliver - University of Georgia