Department of Physics

Professional Development Programs for Teachers

UNI Physics and Science Education Professional Development and Outreach Instructional Technology Program

An instructional technology and materials loan program funded by the Roy J. Carver Charitablelogger pro device Trust for Iowa secondary science teachers. The program provides the resources needed to implement research-based interactive engagement techniques consistent with the Iowa Core and empowers schools to seek funds to purchase their own resources. The loan program is available to those who participate in UNI Physics professional development programs for teachers and/or provide apple computerassistance with field experiences for students in the UNI Methods for Teaching Physical Science (MTPS) course.  The classroom equipment and materials available on loan include Apple Macbook laptops, media projector, Vernier computer-based laboratory tools (Lab Pro interfaces, Logger Pro, and various sensors), dynamics tracks & carts, PRISMS PLUS materials, CASTLE kits, and more. Contact Larry Escalada (Lawrence.Escalada@uni.edu) for more information.

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