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Math and Science Summer Programs Open to Teachers

BOONE—Teachers of math and science are invited to participate in summer education programs at Appalachian State University. The programs are sponsored by Appalachian’s Math and Science Education Center.

This year’s offerings include “Math and Science through Literature, Grades K-2,” “Connected Math Project Workshop,” “Math Investigations—A Smorgasbord of Approaches,” and “Laboratory Investigations of Important Biological Principles.”

Registration deadline is April 15.

“Math and Science through Literature, Grades K-2″ is offered June 26-30, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and is open to 20 participants. Instructor will be Dr. Betty Long, associate professor of mathematical sciences at Appalachian. Participants will receive three recertification credits.

“Connected Math Project Workshop” is offered July 10-14, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is full, but teachers can sign up for the waiting list. The course will be taught by Long and Dr. Lynn Hancock, assistant professor of mathematical sciences at Appalachian.

“Math Investigations—A Smorgasbord of Approaches” integrates math and science, including geometry and technology. Course dates are July 13-14 and July 17-21, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is open to 20 participants. Instructors will be Long and Dr. Pam Schram, associate professor of curriculum and instruction at Appalachian. Participants will receive two graduate or three recertification credits, including one in technology.

“Laboratory Investigations of Important Biological Principles” will meet June 19-23 and 26-30 from noon to 5 p.m. It is open to 20 participants. Dr. Ken Shull, Appalachian professor of biology, will be the instructor. Participants will receive two graduate credits.

All workshops are tuition free. To register, contact Appalachian’s Math and Science Education Center at (828) 262-3185.

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