HANDS-ON BODY SYSTEM: FEEDING AND PROTECTING THE BODY NO. TEA401
This two-day workshop will empower anatomy, physiology, health, and science instructors with hands-on body systems lessons using clay which is proven to increase student learning and application of material, help make difficult content easier to learn, and can be immediately implemented into the classroom. Participants will learn teaching techniques for guiding students through the creation of detailed heart and respiratory structures, lymph and immune, renal (with nephron structure), hepatic, and gastrointestinal systems. Participants will create the systems using clay and learn how to effectively educate their students on the systems. This workshop is appropriate for both high school and college instructors; all materials and lunches are provided. Enrollment is limited to 30. Sponsored by Southwest Indiana AHEC.
Instructor: Starla Ewan, M.S.; health science instructor, and Byron Martin Advanced Technology Center, Lubbock, Texas
Dates & Time: Friday and Saturday, September 20 –21, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Location: Southern Indiana Career and Technical Center, 1901 Lynch Road, Evansville
Registration Fee: $80; $100 after September 13—all materials and lunches provided
FANTASTIC FOLDABLES NO. TEA415
This workshop offers classroom teachers, home-school instructors, and teacher candidates practical examples for using foldables across the curriculum. Participants will learn to build and modify basic folds and will leave with 25 completed foldables to use immediately. Emphasis is on integrating the Common Core standards in multiple curricular areas. Suitable for those teaching grades 1-5.
Instructor: Mary Ann Feller, science specialist, Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School
Dates & Time: 2 Wednesdays, October 30 & November 6, 5–7:30 p.m.
Location: Innovation Pointe, 1st Floor Classroom, 318 Main Street, Downtown Evansville
Registration Fee: $57–includes materials
TEACHING CLAYMATION NO. TEA429
Learn to teach claymation, an innovative way to integrate art and technology and inspire your students’ creativity. Teachers of grades 4 and up will gain the skills to guide their students in this unique way of producing original, animated movies. Activities include brainstorming ideas, creating scripts, backgrounds and characters and capturing still photos to produce original, animated movies. Bring your own digital camera, media card, and cord. (A limited number of cameras are available to borrow.)
Instructors: Sherry Allen, technology integration specialist and
Ginger Ramsden, director emerita, USI Center for Education Services and Partnerships
Date & Time: 2 Wednesdays, October 16 & 23, 4–8 p.m.
Location: USI University Center East, Outreach & Engagement Computer Lab, UC 2229
Registration Fee: $79—includes materials
COLLEGE ACHIEVEMENT PROGRAM
The University of Southern Indiana’s College Achievement Program (CAP) offers concurrent credit to outstanding junior and senior students in more than two dozen area high schools. Through CAP, students meet high school graduation requirements and earn college credits, all while in their high school classroom during the regular school day. CAP courses are taught by high school instructors who meet the same criteria as USI adjunct faculty, and more than 40 courses in English, history, biology, chemistry, economics, foreign language, health professions,
journalism, and math are available. Many of the CAP courses transfer easily utilizing the Indiana Core Transfer Library (CTL). More than half of CAP courses are on the dual credit priority list, cost $25/credit hour, and fulfill the new state standards for the Academic Honors Diploma. The College Achievement Program is one of only five concurrent enrollment programs in Indiana accredited by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) and one of 80+ accredited programs in the nation. Visit the CAP website to learn more about the college courses offered in your area high school, www.usi.edu/cap,or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.