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STEM Ed Announcement: Spring Physics Teacher Meeting
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- Subject: STEM Ed Announcement: Spring Physics Teacher Meeting
- From: "Mort Sternheim" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2014 15:06:11 -0500
This is not a UMass Amherst program.
Contact information is below.
Registration now open for the spring meeting of the New England
Section of AAPT.
You can view the meeting website here:
The agenda can be viewed here:
Registration is now open. Please print and mail in your registration
form. The meeting fee is $40, and the banquet is an additional $40.
Please consider submitting a poster or oral presentation for the
meeting. If you have never presented on the exciting things you are
doing in the classroom or outside of the classroom with your
students, this is a great opportunity to share. Please submit by
We could also use another workshop for the event. Workshops can be
2-3 hours in length.
Information on hotels is here.
The special rate at the Hawthorne is good until February 12th.
We have a great banquet meal planned for Friday night, with Richard
Larson from MIT as our speaker. Richard has been active with
developing educational technology at MIT. He has served as Principal
Investigator of several of MIT's most ambitious technology-enabled
learning programs, including PIVoT -- the web-based the Physics
Interactive Video Tutor, Masters' Voices (sponsored by the Ford Motor
Company), MIT World, "Inventing the Global Classroom," "Good Clinical
Practices" and "Fungal Infections" (the last two sponsored by the
Pfizer Corporation). He is Founding Director of LINC, Learning
International Networks Consortium, an MIT-based international project
that has just held its third international symposium. Dr. Larson also
served as founding co-director of the Forum the Internet and the
University, a not-for-profit organization affiliated with the Forum
for the Future of Higher Education. Richard is the man behind the
scenes in the production of the Walter Lewin physics videos which we
all know and love.
Instructor of Physics
Boston University Academy
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