Teachers will attend the Stem Digital
Summer Institute. After the institute, they will develop one course-related
lesson plan and accompanying materials. This lesson plan should be in the
required format, which is posted on our website, and should be completed by
August 15th and uploaded to MOODLE by that date. This requirement is for all summer
participants including those taking the course for credit or those taking the
course for hours or professional development points (PDP’s).
Credits or PDP’s (hours):
All teachers who want to earn graduate credits will
register for 3 credits ($345) during the Institute. Registration forms are in your notebooks and
should be given to Holly by Wednesday.
You can opt to pay for the course by check at that time; otherwise you
will receive a bill via the email address you provide.
will be posted in late August.
Teachers who do not register for credit are
eligible for 40 PDP’s and will receive a certificate in the mail in late
Participants will receive a check for $375.00 upon
completion of all requirements, although delays in getting the stipend are
common and should be expected. If you have not received a check by the end of
October, please contact Eugenie Harvey at email@example.com.
Every teacher will have a
budget of $200 to purchase course-related supplies for classroom use. A form is
available online for pre-approval of purchases. This year there is a DEADLINE
for purchases. Submit your paperwork by
Jan. 1, 2014
you want 3 graduate credits, register through the UMass Continuing and
Professional Education office using the form provided in your notebook. Three
course credits for the summer institute and follow-up activities will be
awarded at the end of the summer. You will be registered for a summer course
and receive a grade in late August assuming receipt of the required follow-up
work to be done this summer.
a check for $345 to UMass Continuing Education or wait to be billed
by Continuing Education. Give the form
to HOLLY by Wednesday. If you are
a UMass grad student, or if you have a tuition waiver, or if you are taking
another summer UMass course, see Mort.
have a choice of graduate credit in natural sciences or in physics. Cross out
the one you do not want on the form. Make sure that you complete all the
highlighted items. In particular, be sure to write carefully the email
address you use regularly.
All communications from the University about grades and
bills will come from the Continuing Professional and Education Office and be online on Spire, the UMass online information
system. Be sure to note the Spire
account information that will be sent to your personal email soon after you
register. The UMass STEM Ed office will not send you a bill or a grade.
(Hours or “Continuing Ed Units”) are free and will be awarded to anyone not
signing up for grad credit.