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STEM Ed Announcement: Concept Mapping Workshop



This is not a UMass event.
 Contact information is below.
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 Concept Mapping as a tool for meaningful learning and helping
 students learn how to learn.
 
  
 
 A one-day Summer Workshop for Middle and High school Teachers.
 
 August 23, 2014 
 
  
 
 A unique opportunity to speak to Professor Joseph Novak  of Cornell
 University- the creator of Concept Maps - and his followers who are
 using Concept Maps in every day classroom environment (as well as
 gain some recertification hours). Please consider joining us this
 summer at Boston University on August 23d. 
 
  
 
 Research proves that using Concept Maps facilitates critical
 thinking, deepens understanding and  assists learners in developing a
 self appraisal of their own thinking process.
 
  
 
 The workshop lead by James Gorman, who is an experienced teacher and
 one of many followers of Professor Novak, will enploy participants
 with ahand on experiecne of using Concept Maps and Concept Mapping
 Tool. 
 
  
 
 During the workshop participants will have an opportunity to talk to
 Professor Novak, who is also the author of The Theory of Meaningful
 Learning.
 
 Plesae, use the links below if you want to learn more about concept
 maps and meaningful learning:
 
 http://cmc.ihmc.us
 
 http://cmc.ihmc.us/cmc/CMCProceedings.html
 
 http://learn.cmappers.net
 
 http://cmap.ihmc.us
 
  
 
      If you are interested in attending the workshop, please, contact
 Dr. Valentin Voroshilov at valbu@bu.edu.
 
  
 
      We are looking forward to meeting with YOU!
 
 
 
 Dr. Valentin Voroshilov      Physics Department
 valbu@bu.edu                   Boston University
 617-353-2634                    590 Commonwealth Ave., SCI 111
 http://mathhealth.com        Boston,  MA 02215

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