Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 10am-2pm | For All Grades | Free!
Visit COSI's classic exhibitions and meet representatives from your favorite Ohio organizations that support teachers. Includes free general admission to COSI for teachers, plus a free movie in COSI’s National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, a free show in the Planetarium (both will be scheduled on date of visit with the Box Office) fun freebies, door prizes, and lots more!
This free event is EXCLUSIVELY for formal teachers, non-formal teachers, and afterschool educators. Teacher attendees must present a valid school ID, copy of a valid teaching certificate, school pay stub, or other proof of teacher status at check-in. Additional non-teacher guests must purchase COSI admission at the Box Office. Admission to COSI's ADVENTURE exhibition or Top Secret: License to Spy, is not included but may be purchased at the COSI Box Office. Homeschool educators may attend with proof of homeschool status, such as a letter from their school district confirming their homeschool status, or a valid membership card to a known homeschool association. One homeschool educator admitted free per homeschool family.
One Free Teacher Per Reservation
Please note there is a $8 per-car parking fee in the lots surrounding COSI. Please bring your parking ticket into COSI with you for validation to receive the discounted $5 per-car rate.
Keynote PresentationWe Must Do These Things!Speaker: Hall Davidson | Senior Director, Global Learning Initiatives, Discovery Education
It is the time of fabulous transition. How and why you should:
Afternoon Breakout Sessions Putting the STEAM in STEM by Finding Stories to Tell Students engage when they tell stories –and the digital transition has given STEM students and teachers story-‐telling tools undreamed of ten years ago. Molecules, landforms, architecture, and mathematics can finally tell their story with animations, game-‐based videos, and the wild web. There are apps that make it simple. New tools allow students to synthesize and demonstrate knowledge in ways that teachers can assess for understanding with great efficiency. Yes, an old cog can learn new tricks.
Tricorders of the Brave New WorldYour device reveals outer space (live), your own follicles, or close-‐ups of Van Gogh’s brush strokes. From opening locks to making replacement organs, see where life is headed and how classroom technology awakens student perspectives. Seismographs, sensors, heart beats, orrery, eyes for the blind, and more. Wearable tech, VR and AR have changed the world from auto repair to walks in the park. Let’s match Monday morning with tomorrow. Continue to look for more details in upcoming Teacher eNews. Please note, the keynote and breakout sessions are first-come, first-served.
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