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Math WorkshopThis two-day workshop provides strategies for designing and using meaningful investigations, writing dynamic problems, and enhancing classroom activities so that students will develop deeper understanding and produce more thoughtful responses. Teachers will gain an understanding of how successful students learn and how to develop those skills in others, as well as how to build relevant, informative assessments that will allow them to monitor and foster mathematical thinking without interrupting instruction.Science WorkshopThis two day workshop supports middle and high school teachers in designing integrated theme-based instruction to prepare students for AP science courses. Teachers will identify concepts that extend across all science subjects and will also learn to design laboratory experiences that incorporate inquiry-based techniques to foster critical thinking in students.Social Studies WorkshopThis two-day workshop presents middle and high school teachers strategies to improve students’ historical thinking skills, specifically interpretation and analysis and will make use of primary, secondary, written, and visual sources. In addition, the workshop focuses on strategies for improving writing in the social sciences with an emphasis on structuring an argument.English WorkshopThis two-day workshop is designed to help middle and high school teachers facilitate inquiry-based practices through close reading, making use of questioning strategies that promote critical thinking. Topics addressed include close reading questioning, critical thinking question stems, dialectical journaling, analytical writing and holistic assessment. The workshop also emphasizes hands-on tools to teach writing on demand, paraphrasing, and summarizing.
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