EPDIS Engineering Applications in Biological Sciences Summer 2014

EPDISEPDIS Engineering, Life Sciences and NGSS
Summer 2014
July 14-25, 2014
August 4-6, 2014
Engineering Applications in Biological Sciences

Deadline: May 2, 2014

There is an opportunity for people who have participated in a Michigan Department of Education grant previously to join the cohort of 19 teachers who are participants in the grant.

The Educators’ Professional Development Institute Series (EPDIS): Engineering, Life Sciences and NGSS is focused to support and deepen teacher content knowledge and content pedagogy of practicing teachers.

View the Application, Brochure, Schedule, and Contact information at the Current Institute page of Teacher Professional Development in the Department of Cognitive and Learning Sciences.

Engineering Applications in Biological Sciences

Participant guidelines:

  1. Michigan teacher certificate, grades 5-12
  2. Previous participation in a Michigan Department of Education Improving Teacher Quality Grant project awarded to Michigan Tech

Benefits to joining the cohort of teachers in the current EPDIS:

  1. Books, supplies, housing, meals and tuition funded plus a stipend for the 4 graduate credit ENG5400 summer institute July 1425,
    2014.
  2. Books, supplies, housing, meals and tuition funded plus a stipend for the 1 graduate credit 3DPrinter Workshop tentatively August 46,
    2014.
    (participants will assemble and learn to operate an open source Delta style 3D Printer to bring back to use in your classroom.)

Roles and responsibilities of the grant participants:

  1. Complete ENG 5400 course & 3DPrinter workshop.
  2. Submit all pre/post evaluations for yourself and evidence of project related student learning.
  3. Assist in all components of program evaluation and assessment, including SAMPI Classroom Observations.

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