Workshops

2013-2014 school year
Location: PRISM Center, Blanton Hall
8:30am to 2:30pm  - 5.5 pd hours $130/workshop
Or 4:30-7:30pm – 3 pd hours $70/workshop

50% discount for MSUNER Partner Districts
if registered by October 30th for 1st semester workshops and February 1st for 2nd semester workshops

 Reservations required, register online

PRISM Workshop schedule
Date Title Gr. Time Cost
April 4 Designing STEM Projects 5-8 8:30a-2:30p  $130
May 20th Schoolyard Science 3-8 4:30p-7:30p $  70
Rescheduled May 22 Physical Science Investigations 2-5 8:30a-2:30p $130

Workshop descriptions below

Designing STEM Projects

Friday, April 4th 8:30am to 2:30pm
Presenter: Jacalyn Willis & Anna Mazzaro
STEM projects can be difficult to design and implement. This workshop will provide you with STEM projects that will be easy to incorporate into your curriculum. They will address many concepts stated in the NJ Common Core Curriculum for Science. The topics will include physical, earth, and life sciences. You will be given STEM lesson plans for Grades 5-8
Cost: $130

Schoolyard Science

Tuesday, May 20th 4:30-7:30pm
Presenter: Katrina Macht
Looking for ways to keep your students engaged at the end of the school year? Look no further than your own schoolyard, whether it's a playground, a neighborhood park, or the edge of a parking lot. In this workshop we will explore how to use science process skills to make environmental science local, as well as how to address the Common Core State Standards in environmental investigations. We will be going outside during the workshop, so please dress accordingly. Grades 3-8
Cost: $70

Physical Science Investigations

Reschedule - Thursday, May 22nd 8:30am to 2:30pm
Presenter: Anna Mazzaro
This workshop will provide activities and experiments in several areas of physical science. The topic will be energy and matter. There will be some integration of math with this work. You will be given written material to cover most activities performed during the workshop. This workshop fulfills some of the requirements of the Common Core State Standards in physical science. Grades 2-5
Cost: $130

    • Reservations required, register here.
    • FEE: $130 per workshop for full day; $70 per workshop for 3 hour workshops
    • 50% discount to MSUNER partner districts if registered by October 30th for 1st semester workshops and February 1st for 2ndsemester workshops
    • Provided Coffee/Tea (Bring your own lunch) and parking at the NJ Transit Parking Garage on Clove Road ONLY. See directions.
    • Questions, contact us at prism@mail.montclair.edu or 973-655-7753

Cancellation Policy

A full refund (minus a $25 processing fee per registrant) will be issued to the appropriate party if this office is notified at least five (5) business days in writing prior to the workshop date. If you cancel within five (5) business days, or if neither you nor a substitute attends the workshop without notifying us, no refund will be issued.

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