Your help could further MMSA’s vision of a brighter STEM future for the State of Maine and the nation. Today, I ask you to support MMSA and become a part of the movement to support exciting new ways for our youth to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math.
Cohort Code (for registration): RT02VR
Virtual Skill Session: April 12, 2018, 12-2pm
Virtual Coaching Session: May 10, 2018, 12-2pm
How can we make sure that our ‘hands on’ science experiences for youth are also ‘minds on?’ In this two-part module you will learn how to support youth as they work as scientists to plan and carry out investigations around testable questions. We’ll also talk about the similarities and differences of questioning in science versus questioning in engineering contexts. Back at your program you will capture a video of you practicing what you’ve learned, which is then shared in part two, during the small group coaching session.
We’re looking for people who:
- Have taken an ACRES course before, completing at least the Asking Purposeful Questions module.
- Have consistent interactions with youth.
- Are looking to deepen their practice in guiding youth through engineering processes.
Thanks to the generosity of the STEM Next and the National Science Foundation, it is FREE to participate in ACRES. You will also be compensated with a $50 stipend for completing a survey before and after you participate.
Both sessions will be virtual and will use the ZOOM video conferencing platform.