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Goldschmidt Workshops 2014: Teaching Outside the Box

MAGNET was the proud sponsor and organizer of two professional development workshops held in association with the Goldschmidt conference in Sacramento (June 8-13, 2014). Over 100 delegates attended and actively participated in the two workshops entitled “Teaching and Learning Activities in Geochemistry: Examples and Applications” and “How Learning Works: Useful Techniques for Future Teachers.” The workshops were centered on evidence-based instructional methods developed through the Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative, a multi-year project at the University of British Columbia aimed at dramatically improving science education.

Full report photos: http://www.magnet.eos.ubc.ca/goldschmidt-workshops-2014/

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