SIGN UP NOW!!! Let your friends and colleagues know about this special
summer offering from the WEEA Equity Resource Center at EDC
Online Professional Development for Middle School Educators
ENGAGING MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS IN MATH AND SCIENCE
HANDS-ON TUTORIAL BEGINS JUNE 19th
COURSE BEGINS JUNE 26
*Are some girls in your classes tuning out of math or science?
*Wondering why there are still so few women in math, science or technology
careers--and how you can help your students move into these careers?
*Want to learn how to effectively reach girls of color, girls who are
learning English, or girls with disabilities?
*Have you wondered about how to increase interest and achievement for all
*Looking for ways to exhange ideas with other math or science educators?
Here's an exciting opportunity to explore ways to increase girls' interest
and participaton in math and science at a time when you can have
significant impact--middle school. Join with formal and informal educators
for a summer online course designed to help strengthen equitable classrooms
and support learning for girls and boys.
Wondering about an online course? Here's what others have to say about
Engaging Middle School Girls...
"This course is great--full of wonderful activities. It made me retink
what I do in class."
"As a trainer, I found this course well-designed and fun. It was my first
online course and I'm recommending it to my colleagues."
"I'm prposely calling on girls more, not letting them hide."
"This course helped me increase achievement with my student who had trouble
with math. She now says math is her favorite subject."
A nine-week course that fits into your summer schedule! Log on at a time
that meets your needs.
Engaging Middle School Girls builds on what teachers already know about
good instructional practice, addresses the unique social and academic needs
of middle school girls, explores the "lens" and "hidden curriculum" that
unintentionally may limit girls' engagement with math or science.
Gender in math and science classrooms; Equitable expectations and
interactions; Equitable teaching strategies; Counteracting bias in math and
science curricula; Equity in assessment; Power, empowerment, and
competence; Family and community support; and Final presentations.
Course fee: $80 per person; For teams of 2 or more - $60 per person
REGISTRATION CLOSES MAY 29
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER
Visit our website: www.edc.org/WomensEquity/course.html
or call 800-225-3088 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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