This fall the Greenville Arts Partnership will be hosting Professional Development on three different Saturdays, taught by Mississippi Teaching Artists that specialize in science, literacy, math and social science arts integration.
Dr. John Hunt of Pearl, MS will be presenting a FREE 6 hour Professional Development on Saturday, September 24th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the E. E. Bass Cultural Arts Center for educators in Greenville Public and Western Line School District; non-GAP educators can attend the workshop for $60. CEU credits are available for all interested participants. Space is limited, make your reservation online today at http://john-hunt-workshop.eventbrite.com/
Read more about Dr. Hunt after the jump!
Dr. Hunt is a science educator who has lived and worked all over the world. He has taught science in K-12 schools as well as at the university level for 50 years. He is currently a professor of teacher education at Mississippi College. The first program he offers is staff development for designing lessons using Understanding by Design and Differentiated Instruction (UbD/DI) lesson format. These lessons combine concepts of science, language arts, art and music in engaging hands-on activities.
Dr. Hunt will demonstrate a variety of ways to engage students in science projects. His methods break down step by step how teachers can use small experiments to grab a student’s attention and get them excited for learning. His session makes clear connections to Science Mississippi State Frameworks and provides take away lessons for the teachers to use in their classrooms.