Research shows that increasing inquiry-based science instruction in the classroom has positive impacts on student achievement. During this interactive workshop you will learn about the different types of inquiry activities, experience models of using scientific inquiry to explore the natural world, and build your confidence and skill in restructuring some of your elementary classroom lessons to be more inquiry-based. You'll discover how different scientific inquiry methods address multiple intelligences, differentiation, and create relevant experiences for your students. And rest assured - becoming a natural inquirer at the New York Aquarium is fun! You'll leave the course enthusiastic and empowered to engage students in learning and grow their sense of discovery.
Location: New York Aquarium Date & Time: April 13-18, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Price: $250 Course is eligible for: 45 CTLE Hours & 3 P-Credits
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Meet Your Instructor
Tara is a Manager of Professional Development and finds joy in partnering with educators in their personal journeys of learning and discovery. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Biology, with a focus on Animal Behavior and her Masters of Science in Teaching, Conservation Biology. Prior to joining WCS, she had many roles in informal science institutions from digital design and exhibit development to education programming, school partnerships, and managing research and development projects. She hopes to instill in others, a passion for wildlife and a practice of finding ways to promote positive change in our world.