Science and Teaching for Field Instructors

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Reviewing Leadership Institute Applications

June 9, 2017: Ask the BEETLES

As many of you know, over the winter we wrapped up the application process for two of our upcoming Leadership Institutes, in August and December 2017. (Applications will open this fall for the next Institute in August 2018!) First, a huge thank you from the entire BEETLES team to each of the many, many program leaders who […]

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Tales from the Field: Using Games

August 25, 2016: Ask the BEETLES

The following is an exchange between two program leaders currently using BEETLES Professional Learning Sessions and the BEETLES team. The most effective use of games is a topic that regularly comes up at BEETLES institutes and workshops, and that we hear in many other science education settings. Read on to hear some of our thoughts […]

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Kids participating in BEETLES activity at stream

Content vs. Process: A False Dichotomy

March 1, 2016: Ask the BEETLES

The following is an exchange between a program leader currently using BEETLES Professional Learning Sessions and the BEETLES team. The content vs. process “debate” is one that folks have raised many times in BEETLES institutes over the last four years, and that we hear in many other science education settings. You can bet it will […]

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