Timeline for participants     

 

 

 

Time

GK-12 Fellows

K-12 faculty

K-12 students

College Faculty

Spring semester

2002

 

 

 

 

Submit applications get matched to faculty adviser. Visit middle school classes

Register for summer/fall courses

 

Plan summer workshop for K-12 faculty

June  2002

 

July

Work with college faculty. Visit schools.  Take methods  seminar as intro to teaching and learning in K12 sector

 

 

 

Work with Fellows on content of research topics

August

Technology Training

 

Participate in K12 faculty workshops as tutors for research theme. 2  one day follow up meetings with team

 

 

 

 

3-day intro to research topics

2-days on research in teams

 

2 one day follow up meetings with team

 

Technology Training

 

Attend 5-day workshop for K12 faculty, 2 one day follow up meetings with team

Fall semester

2002

 

 

 

 

 

10 h per week in schools. Attend course on inquiry based learning 1 evening per week in Springfield (8 sessions)to include team progress reports and sharing experiences. Approx. 4 meetings at UMass. Meet regularly with college faculty. Attend STEM seminars, regional professional conferences. Keep journal, start electronic portfolio. New cohort submits applications.

2-h dinner meeting per week. 

 

Work with grad students to develop and implement the project based curriculum

 

 Course on inquiry-based learning.  1 evening per week @ Springfield  (8 sessions)

 

Attend regional professional society conference(s).

Get involved in inquiry –based research activities.  Plan experiments, collect samples, make measurements, interpret results,

build web-site, keep written records .

 

In school, end of semester presentation

Work with teams as needed.

 

Attend evening meetings with Fellows and K12 faculty as needed.

 

Meet regularly with Fellows.

January 2003

Assemble portfolio

 

Work with new team (2 Saturdays)

 

10h per week in schools

 

 

2 Saturdays with team for new topic.

 

Local professional society conference

As for fall semester

Work with new teachers for 2 Saturdays

Spring semester

2003

10 h per week in schools

Attend course in Springfield (6 sessions) and meetings at UMass (6). Meet regularly with college faculty. STEM seminars.

Present at regional professional society meeting

Assemble portfolio

work on journal article. Mentor new students

 

Work with grads in classrooms. 

Continue course in  inquiry based learning. Present at regional professional society meeting

Assemble portfolio

work on journal article

New cohort registers

As for fall semester

Make weekly visits to class sites for assistance and evaluation, liaison with teachers, Fellows, and faculty mentors, manage evening events

 

 

 

End of semester

Conference in Springfield

Conference in Springfield

Conference in Springfield

Conference in Springfield