Hamline University presents FREE, three day field-based professional development opportunities that inspires, educates, and prepares 3rd-8th grade teachers to engage students in STEM disciplines through hands-on, inquiry-based investigations at local watersheds.
Two institutes are available this summer:
St. Croix River Institute, June 26-28, 2017 (Monday-Wednesday)
Mississippi River Institute, July 24-26, 2017 (Monday-Wednesday)
Rivers Institutes featuring Waters to the Sea®
The Rivers Institutes are designed to increase teachers' science content knowledge and investigation skills, and help area educators translate their professional experiences into meaningful, engaging classroom investigations.
The focus for the institutes is on elementary and middle school classroom teachers, as well as teams of teachers.
All educators are welcome to apply.