Monthly Archives: October 2013

Director of Science Education Discusses Effective Homework in KQED Article

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A KQED article on creating effective homework features interviews with Kathleen Cushman, author of Fires in the Mind, and Director of Science Education Dan Bisaccio and the “Experience Maps” he uses with students and MATs alike.

Director Dan Bisaccio Leads Outdoor Workshop for Science Teachers

Dan Bisaccio and teachers at Brandwein

Director Dan Bisaccio speaks to a group of science teachers a the Brandwein Nature Land Preserve

Director of Science Education Dan Bisaccio led a professional development workshop entitled, “HabitatNet: Connecting Human Land Use (Past, Present, Future) & Forest Boundaries through Biodiversity Field Research Projects” at the Brandwein Nature Land Preserve in Greenville, NY. Science teachers from New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania attended a one-day intensive session on using field methods and biological diversity data in their classrooms.

Professor Dan Bisaccio visits China and Taiwan

Professor Dan Bisaccio leading a workshop at Kaohsiung American School in Taiwan

Professor Dan Bisaccio leading a workshop at Kaohsiung American School in Taiwan

During a visit to Asia, Director of Science Education Dan Bisaccio led workshops with teachers and administrators in Shenzhen, China and Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. Here, he works with teachers at the Kaohsiung American School in Taiwan.