TEACHER EDUCATION AND RESOURCES
K-12, non-formal, and university educators travel to LUMCON to improve their effectiveness in teaching science. Several programs help teachers understand the scientific process, learn marine/coastal science and gain confidence in active learning methods. In addition, workshops lasting 4 hours to one week can be designed to meet school or district needs for professional development for teachers. Contact Ms. Murt Conover for more information about any of the opportunities listed below. Teachers are also encouraged to apply for and participate in summer university courses or internships. For more information about course schedule or internship topics, please refer to the summer program web site.
From H-2-O: A Water Quality Workshop for Teachers
Dates: June 2 – 5, 2015
Application deadline: May 16, 2015
Program Description: From H-2-O is a multi-day residential workshop. The workshop is held at the DeFelice Marine Center in Cocodrie, LA. Participates will spend about 2.5 days immersed in a coastal estuarine environment. The workshop consist of both field, laboratory, and classroom work. All activities are designed to ensure that participants have the knowledge and skills needed to use Bayouside Classroom with their students. Each new program teacher will be paired with a mentor teacher or instructor. Mentors are used to help provide a unique and in-depth learning experience. Workshop funding provided by BTNEP.