An Afternoon of Exploration: The Future of Science Education

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An Afternoon of Exploration: The Future of Science Education

Time: June 14, 2015 from 12:30pm to 4:30pm
Location: Hilton Downtown Chicago
Street: 720 South Michigan Avenue
City/Town: Chicago
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Event Type: pre-workshop, at, abscicon, 2015
Organized By: Mike Toillion
Latest Activity: May 29, 2015

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Announcing: Pre-Workshop at AbSciCon 2015!

An Afternoon of Exploration: The Future of Science Education

Presented by: Ariel Anbar & Lev Horodyskyj
When: Sunday, June 14th, 2015 12:30PM - 4:30PM CDT

Presenter Photo: Ariel AnbarPresenter Photo: Lev Horodyskyj

Ariel Anbar
(President's Professor, Arizona State University)

Lev Horodyskyj
(Exploration Architect, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University


Dear AbSciCon attendee,

The newly formed Center for Education Through Exploration (ETX) at Arizona State University, in collaboration with Smart Sparrow, a recent Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grantee, invites you to a special AbSciCon workshop.

Engage in the next wave of interactive, adaptive, exploration-driven approaches to teaching science at scale, based on the ASU Online astrobiology course, Habitable Worlds. Learn about the new Inspark Science Teaching Network, a digitally-powered community of educators creating and sharing next-generation courseware and technology.

Read more: Scientific American article on Habitable Worlds & Inspark Education.

There is no cost to register for this workshop.

Attend the workshop to:

  • get hands-on with next-generation science courseware
  • learn how to use an adaptive online learning platform
  • join a Teaching Network of like-minded educators and guide the development of upcoming astrobiology-themed courseware

Hope to see you there!

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Comment by Dr Mark Debowski on May 27, 2015 at 7:57pm

What a wonderful innovation. I sincerely wish you well with this effort

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