Thursday, April 29, 2010

Professional Development Opportunities - Bridgewater State College

This summer the Bridgewater State College Department of Physics, in conjunction with Pearson Publishing, is offering a 5-day summer institute on the BSC campus June 28-July 2, 2010. The institute will offer graduate-level courses in mathematics and science that will incorporate standards-based content and instructional strategies with educational research and the application of research findings to improve classroom instruction. The courses will develop mathematics and science content through hands-on activities. The department is offering additional courses in July and August.

Summer Registration is now open at! For more information, please call the Department of Physics at (508) 531-1386. See the attached flyer for details!

• Professional Development Opportunity for K-12 educators: WOW – The Wonders of Wetlands Teacher Training Workshop
Dates available: Saturday, May 22, 2010, Friday, June 25, 2010, or Thursday July 29, 2010
Join us for this fun, hands-on workshop that focuses on wetlands. We will explore the characteristics, the functions and the value of wetlands. Each topic will be illustrated with activities that educators can use with their classes. Each participant will receive a copy of WOW!: The Wonders of Wetlands, a nationally acclaimed educators’ guide to wetland education. The WOW educator’s curriculum guide includes over 50 hands-on activities for grades K-12. For more workshop information, including how to register, contact Kim McCoy by email, by phone (508) 531-2630 or visit the Watershed Access Lab website at

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