Come join us at the 2010-2011 QUEST Science Education Institute.

QUEST is gearing up for the 2010-2011 Science Education Institute, a professional development opportunity for educators designed to support multimedia integration in middle and high school science programs! We seek to work directly with teams of Bay Area teachers and informal educators dedicated to enhancing their students’ 21st century skills in science.

The Institute will focus on creating science-based media with students and using the high-quality multimedia resources available from QUEST. During the Institute, each team of educators will plan and then implement a media-making project.

Institute Overview
Schedule
• Early August 2010: 3-day training intensive
• September 2010–January 2011: monthly skill-building and project planning workshops
• Spring 2011: project implementation
• May 2011: project presentation and final celebration

Participants will learn how to use video and audio as effective teaching tools, and be trained on Google maps, Flip video, iMovie and Movie Maker for use in science classrooms and programs.

Each participant will receive a stipend of $400 for completing Institute requirements; team leaders will receive an additional $100 stipend.

Who Can Apply?
We are looking for teams of 4–10 Bay Area educators and administrators that will work with and support each other throughout the year.

Sample teams:
• Science teachers from the same middle/high school
• Physics teachers from different schools in the same district
• Middle school science teachers and educators from an informal science program
• Instructors from a science camp, museum or afterschool program

Please help us to spread the word! Click here for a printable flyer.

Applications will be available mid-April on the QUEST Education web page and will be announced via the QUEST blog.

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Form Your Team Now for the 2010-2011 QUEST Science Education Institute 2 October,2015Jessica Neely

Author

Jessica Neely

Jessica, an Oakland native, joined KQED in 2004 for the early stages of QUEST. She has always had a passion for science and holds a Bachelors of Science in Evolution and Ecology from UC Davis. After a stint in the education department at the Sacramento Zoo, she fell in love with science education and completed a single subject teaching credential in Biology and General Science at Mills College. She taught high school science at San Lorenzo High School where she served as Science Department Chair. In addition to working on QUEST, Jessica ran the national educational outreach for the first season of Jean Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures. Jessica currently supports KQED Education and QUEST remotely from her home in Oregon.

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