Professional Development Workshop Teachers of Grades 6-12, Elasmobranchs

Multiple Dates

Professional Development Workshop
Teachers of Grades 6-12
Theme: Elasmobranchs (Sharks, Skates and Rays)
Dates: July 20–21 
Times: 8:00 am–5:00 pm

Mote Marine Laboratory will host a series of professional development workshops for formal classroom teachers. This workshop will focus on Mote's world-renowned shark research. With this workshop, we hope to help inform and encourage best practices for collaborative teacher professional development integrating science and technology. Featured experts include Dr. Robert Hueter and Dr. Carl Luer.

Who: Formal middle and high school classroom teachers in Florida
When:  Thursday, July 20 - Friday, July 21, 2017
Where: Mote Marine Laboratory (Sarasota, FL)
This workshop will provide up‐to‐date marine science content and will provide instruction and hands‐on training in digital technology for classroom use. Participating teachers will gain experience using appropriate technologies and will create multi‐media teaching resources for use in their classrooms. Additionally, teachers will be encouraged to share their new knowledge, resources and lessons with their school colleagues. Workshop content will be aligned with Florida standards, as well as county instructional resources with the ability to meet the specific needs of each school, grade, and class. This workshop is offered at no cost to teachers selected to participate. Participants receive a lesson plans and materials to integrate in the classroom. Please bring your own laptop computer or tablet.

Upcoming Dates

  • July 21, 2017

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Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

1600 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34236