Experience a unique, one-week (August 14 – 19, 2016) field experience at CMU’s Biological Station on Beaver Island of Lake Michigan. Study ecosystems, technology, and strategies for integrating reading, writing, critical thinking into the classroom. Working in pairs or small teams, this workshop is designed for educators based in the same middle school (grades 6-8).
2016 Beaver Island Institute Flyer (Final)
- Individual and small group work
- Field activities to promote discussion and collaboration
- Science and literary activities
- Collaborative, inquiry-based units identifying key standards from the Next Generation Science Standards, Common Core Literacy Standards, and ISTE NETS (technology) standards
- A series of appropriate lessons, labs, and activities for the 2016-17 school year
- Integrative teaching practices to integrate mobile technologies (smartphones and tablets, as well as apps) into teaching and as a learning tool for students?
Applicants are accepted from the following counties:
Apply by 5 p.m. Friday, April 1, 2016
Teachers will be notified by mid-April.?? SCECHs and graduate credit will be available at additional cost (pending approval).
Troy Hicks, Ph.D.
Director, Chippewa River Writing Project
Sponsored by the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation