Cognitive and Learning Sciences
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Current Institutes

We know: the last thing you want to do is sit around in a classroom all summer. Our summer institutes offer you the opportunity to get outside, earn credit, and learn from hands-on, inquiry-based activities. After all, the best way to learn is by experience.

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Computational Tools and the Environment

ED 5640, 3 credits
May 7 - August 10, 2018
Location: Online except for July 8-August 10, which will account for 5 weeks spent at Michigan Tech.
Cost: Grant Funded (NSF RET PLACE)

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This course has been filled. Inquire about 2019 opportunities!

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Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Problems

ED 5750, 3 Credits
May 14 - June 29
Cost: $1,911
Online- apply by May 4, 2018
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Teaching Science in Three Dimensions: The NGSS in Theory and Practice

ED 5540, 3 Credits
July 2 - August 16
Cost: $200 (includes course materials)
Online- apply by June 18, 2018
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Moosewatch for Educators at Isle Royale, MI

45 SCECHs 
June 25 - July 2- One Spot Left!
July 25 - August 1- Filled
Cost: $1,150 (includes course materials, NPS permits, ferry expenses, SCECH processing fee, and all food.)
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Belle Isle Aquarium Institute

Limited to teachers in Detroit Schools
July 16 - 19, 2018
Apply by June 15, 2018

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Teaching with Spatial Technology (TwISt) 

June 18 - 22, 2018 at FSU
June 25 - 29, 2018 at MTU

Apply by May 15, 2018
Limited to 24 spots for each location.
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Designing a Sustainable Future

ED 5640.2 1 credit or 24 SCECHs
June 26 - 29, 2018
Apply by May 15, 2018

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The Engineering Process

ENG 5100, 4 Credits
June 18 - 29, 2018
Apply by June 4, 2018

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Everyday Combinatorics

3 or 6 SCECHs
August 10, 2018
Cost: No registration fee
Apply by August 3, 2018

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Glycobiology: The Missing Link in Our Science Class

25 SCECHs
July 16 - 20, 2018
Cost: $10 SCECH processing fee
Apply by July 2, 2018

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Cancelled due to low enrollment. Inquire about 2019 availability!

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Mi-STAR

Michigan Science Teaching and
Assessment Reform
Teacher Professional
Development Coming 2018

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