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
Website or Map: https://docs.google.com/a/sma…
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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