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APS 基礎科學教師參加暑期學習

APS Elementary Science Teachers Participate in Summer Learning Five teachers from Arlington Public Schools spent their summer in an innovative program designed to change how science is taught in Virginia classrooms.基礎科學教師參加暑期學習阿靈頓公立學校的五名教師在暑假期間參加了一項創新計劃,旨在改變弗吉尼亞教室里科學教學的方式。 The teachers were selected to participate in the Virginia Initiative for Science Teaching and Achievement (VISTA), which kicked off with a four-week Elementary Science Institute at George Mason University.選拔了這些老師參加了弗吉尼亞科學教學與成就計劃(VISTA),該計劃在喬治·梅森大學的為期四周的基礎科學研究所中啟動。 Funded by a $34 million grant from the US Department of Education, the program is designed to shift science instruction from the traditional teacher-led classroom to a hands-on, problem-based learning lab.該計劃由美國教育部提供XNUMX萬美元的資助,旨在將科學教學從傳統的教師主導的課堂轉變為基於問題的動手學習實驗室。 The teachers who participated in the program include:參加該計劃的教師包括:

  • Jamestown小學的Laura Hansen和Danielle Lambert
  • 麥金利小學的朱莉·波林(Julie Bolin)和瑪琳·科普斯(Maren Copes); 和
  • 卡林斯普林斯小學的Juan Otal

教師還獲得了5,000美元的津貼以及1,000美元的教室用品。 秋季,這些老師還將獲得全額費用的弗吉尼亞科學教師專業發展協會協會之旅。 此外,每位老師都被指派一位高級老師,以在整個學年提供指導。 VISTA還為新的初中和高中理科教師以及地區科學協調員提供免費的專業發展。