Motivations and Evidence for Science Center-based Teacher Education (Poster Presentation)

Saturday, September 29, 2018: 2:00 PM-3:15 PM
Exhibit Halls AB (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Aaron Price, Director of Research and Evaluation, Museum of Science and Industry
Presenter:
Gauri Vaishampayan, Evaluator, Museum of Science and Industry

This poster will describe results from recent experimental studies about the impact of science center-based teacher professional development programs on teacher and student learning. We will also discuss motivations behind teacher participation and how museums can address the shortage in Next Generation Science Standards preparation programs.

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