Can't make it to one of our face-to-face workshops but still looking for new ways to make science and social studies education more interactive and fun for your students? We’ve got you covered!
Fall 2017 Making the Population Connection: Exploring the Human-Environmental Nexus in Today’s Middle and High School Classroom
October 16, 2017 – December 15, 2017
This course is an online, asynchronous course, which means it has no required real-time interactions between instructor and students, allowing for you to work at your own leisure and pace. You will be required to contribute to online discussion boards, submit weekly journals and complete a final project, all built to provide you with meaningful feedback and materials to use within your own classroom.
By the end of this course, you will have:
- A comprehensive suite of lessons and activities that meet your state’s learning standards, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), Common Core Standards (CSS), and the C3 Framework for Social Studies
- Formative and summative assessments that examine human population dynamics and environmental change
- Multimedia resources to extend learning in your classroom and promote data literacy, mapping, and tech integration
- One graduate credit and/or 45 professional development clock hours, as well as a certificate of completion
Meet Your Instructor:
Dr. Gail Luera is an Associate Professor of Education at the University of Michigan-Dearborn and former Associate Dean of the School of Education. Her background is in environmental and global studies. Gail has served as the Acting Principal of the Orange County (CA) Outdoor Science School and she has also co-authored two books that focus on air pollution and water quality and their effect on the earth and its population. Gail received her Ph.D. in Environmental Education from the University of Michigan, her M.S. in Education from Northern Illinois University, and her B.A. in English from California State University, Dominguez Hills.
NOTE: All participants enrolled for graduate credit must ALSO pay the base course fee for PD clock hours.