Working Group on Introductory Science Education
Introductory Science Education
A Conversation About Teaching Inquiry
This series of meetings during 2007-2008 will continue discussions among college and K-12 teachers and students that began last year in Exploring Science as Open-Ended Transactional Inquiry and Thinking About an Elementary Science Curriculum (see also Inquiry Education in Science (and Elsewhere). The objective is to evolve ways to make science a more accessible and integrated part of education for all students. The working group, sponsored by the Bryn Mawr College Center for Science In Society and Teaching and Learning Initiative, and the Bi-College Education Progam, is open to all interested participants.
Meetings during the first semester will held from 7-9 pm on Wednesdays in Room 200 of the Bryn Mawr Campus Center according the schedule below, which will also provide links to background readings, discussion notes, and continuing on-line forum discussion. A listserv is available for futher meeting announcements. To join send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting to be included. For further information, contact Paul Grobstein or Alice Lesnick.
24 October - POSTPONED
14 November - Revisiting Theory, Considering Practice