The Knowles Academy is offering state-of-the-art professional development experiences for teachers in June, July and August. All academy courses are designed and facilitated by experienced teachers who understand the complexities of teaching in today’s world. Through these Knowles Academy courses, mathematics and science teachers will work in small, collaborative groups as they learn to increase the cognitive demand of their lessons and provide more opportunities for students to talk about math and science, tactics that lead to an increase in student engagement.

Using Effective Group Work to Maximize Learning for All Students
June 25-27, Moorestown, N.J.
The cost is $800.

Engaging Math and Science Students in Engineering Design
July 8-12, Philadelphia, Pa.
The cost is $1,000.

Implementing Teacher Coaching to Improve Classroom Practice and Student Learning
July 9-12, Moorestown, N.J.
The cost is $50 ($800 value).

Designing Instructional Tasks to Increase Student Engagement and Learning in Science
July 16-18, Moorestown, N.J.
The cost is $800.

Physics for the Next Generation: The Patterns Approach
July 29-Aug. 1, Philadelphia, Pa.
The cost is $1000.

Designing Instructional Tasks to Increase Student Engagement and Learning in Math
Aug. 6-8, Moorestown, N.J.
The cost is $800.

Designing Lesson Sequences to Increase Student Engagement in Science Practices
Aug. 13-15, Moorestown, N.J.
The cost is $50 ($800 value).

The Knowles Teacher Initiative is a nonprofit organization that supports a national network of mathematics and science teachers who are collaborative, innovative leaders improving education for all students in the U.S. The initiative strives to create an educational system that is led by teachers who are equipped to solve difficult problems and respond to local challenges in order to serve all of our nation’s students.

For information on all of the above summer opportunities, please contact Jeff Rozelle at academy@knowlesteachers.org or 856-608-0001. You may also visit www.knowlesteachers.org.

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