PASCO Scientific Hosts Science and STEM Educators for Summer Institutes.
K-12 and higher education teachers will learn how to effectively integrate probeware into their curriculum and leave with classroom-ready lab activities they can implement in science classes
Hands-on learning in science is not only critical for students but teachers, too. This month, PASCO Scientific, a global leader in 21st century science education, will hold two summer institutes to help K-12 and higher education teachers learn how to teach science and STEM using the SPARKvue® and PASCO Capstone™ data collection and analysis software. The PASCO Capstone Summer Institute took place July 21-23, and the SPARKvue Summer Institute will be held July 28-29 in Roseville, Calif., at PASCO headquarters.
To date, teachers from across the United States and around the world — including Cambodia and Kazakhstan — have registered to attend. During the in-depth workshops, teachers will develop skills to take full advantage of teaching with PASCO probeware, including the new line of wireless sensors. Through a mix of demonstrations and hands-on activities participants will master the features of the software, hardware and interfaces, and optimize their use of technology in the classroom. They will return to their classrooms with a solid foundation for effectively integrating probeware into their science or STEM curriculum, and with classroom-ready labs activities they can implement right away.
SPARKvue is PASCO’s award-winning science learning application that combines rich standards-based content, data collection, visualization, analysis, and assessment into one seamless environment. PASCO Capstone™ is data acquisition, display, and analysis software that is designed for advanced physics and engineering labs.
Registration for both institutes reached full capacity with a waiting list established for each. These annual trainings tend to fill up quickly but interested educators should contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information on next year’s Summer Institutes or any of the other different training options that are available.
PASCO has been designing, developing, and supporting innovative teaching and learning solutions for K–12 and higher education since 1964. PASCO’s team of educators, scientists, educational researchers, engineers, and many others is committed to the advancement of STEM education around the world. Today teachers and students in more than 100 countries use PASCO solutions.
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