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Educator Professional Development

Integrating Science, Language Arts, & Mathematics for Grades K-8

Weave reading, writing, and math into your science lesson by utilizing select children's literature that reinforces science concepts. This hybrid workshop incorporates 4-days at COSI, where you will review a number of science-related children's literature selections and media and gain a myriad of practical resources. You’ll also participate in inquiry- based, science activities that are classroom-ready for your students. After your COSI sessions, you can continue learning and honing your teaching skills through follow up with your instructor and cohort on-line; to give support and feedback on lessons created and implemented in your classroom, inspired by your summer sessions.

Up to 3 graduate credits available from Ashland University.
Parking at COSI is included in your registration fee.

  • Educator Range: K-8
  • Program Date: Cohort I: June 19-22, 2017, 9am-4pm at COSI
    Cohort II: August 7-10, 2017, 9am-4pm at COSI

Bridging the Gap for Science, Grades 4-8

Still yearning for more engaging student activities to reinforce our “new” Ohio Life, Earth, & Physical Science standards? This hybrid workshop incorporates 4-days at COSI where teachers in grades 4-8 will develop ways to integrate new activities and inquiry experiences into your existing curriculum. After your COSI sessions, you can continue your learning and honing your teaching skills through follow up with your instructor and cohort on-line; to give support and feedback on lessons created and implemented in your classroom, inspired by your summer sessions.

Up to 3 graduate credits available from Ashland University.
Parking at COSI is included in your registration fee.

  • Educator Range: Grades 4-8
  • Program Date: June 12, 2017, 9:00am-4:00pm at COSI

Instructional Inquiry Strategies and New Science Content for grades K-3

Explore the continuum of classroom strategies including guided inquiry, open inquiry, and guided discovery to discover how, when, and why each can be effective for your students. Learn practical strategies for new science content in grades K-3 that are classroom-ready as well as engaging, empowering science explorations that can be easily implemented in your classroom. This hybrid workshop incorporates 4-days at COSI where teachers in grades 4-8 will develop ways to integrate new activities and inquiry experiences into your existing curriculum. After your COSI sessions, you can continue your learning and honing your teaching skills through follow up with your instructor and cohort on-line; to give support and feedback on lessons created and implemented in your classroom, inspired by your summer sessions.

Up to 3 graduate credits available from Ashland University.
Parking at COSI is included in your registration fee.

  • Educator Range: K-3
  • Program Date: Cohort I June 26-29, 2017 9:00AM – 4:00PM
    Cohort II: July 17-20, 2017 9:00AM – 4:00PM

Project and Design Based Learning in the K-8 Science Classroom

Want to incorporate project-based and design- based learning units into your current curriculum but have NO idea where to start? What exactly is project-based and design-based learning anyway? In this symposium we will:

1. Help you understand the concept of project-based and design-based learning
2. Feature learning units covering Physical, Earth and Space, and Life Science content
3. Connect you to many resources which allow you to implement a tried and true unit or create one yourself.

This hybrid workshop incorporates 4-days at COSI where teachers in grades K-8 will develop ways to integrate new design-based and project-based learning experiences into your current curriculum. After your COSI sessions, you can continue your learning and honing your teaching skills through follow up with your instructor and cohort on-line; to give support and feedback on lessons created and implemented in your classroom, inspired by your summer sessions.

Up to 3 graduate credits available from Ashland University.
Parking at COSI is included in your registration fee.

  • Educator Range: Grades K-8
  • Program Date: Cohort I: June 5-8, 2017 9:00AM – 4:00PM
    Cohort II: July 24-27, 2017 9:00AM – 4:00PM