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 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 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.
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MAT Alum Alyssa Wood and her students took on a school-wide project to eliminate Styrofoam – read about it on ecoRI!