Register for Module 3 through October 15
Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
The ASP is introducing a new, six-module Online Astronomy Institute covering classroom tested, inquiry-rich astronomy activities designed to engage students in investigations of space science phenomena. Lessons covered support NGSS Three-Dimensional Learning by combining content, crosscutting concepts, and science practices. Appropriate for teaching grade levels 3-12.
The Fall 2020 Program and Spring 2021 Program each offer 3-modules. Each module lasts five consecutive weeks, with 1-hour Zoom webinars offered weekly for four of these weeks. We use Google Groups to communicate and share documents. Between the webinar sessions, you’ll engage in activities on your own time, including posting ideas and opinions in an online forum and engaging in assignments and activities related to the content. Taking the online aspect from the courses to model with your possible virtual classrooms, you’ll also get a chance to try out the activities with your classes between the webinars and share your experiences. Activity kits arrive to your home just before the first webinar class.
Three modules will be offered in Fall 2020; the other three will be offered in Spring 2021 (registration is open later this Fall).
Graduate Academic Credit: Up to two semester units of graduate academic credit are available through The University of the Pacific for participants completing all six modules. Those completing three modules are eligible for one semester unit of graduate academic credit. We are in the process of setting up this year’s course with them, and will have any updates on the cost and procedures for registering for credit when the workshop starts in late August.
Continuing Education: At the end of the Institute, the TLC provides a letter detailing the name of the professional development course and the number of hours of professional development received. Note: We can not guarantee each educational administrative body will award continuing education credits for recertification with this course.
Email TLC@astrosociety.org for additional questions.
SAVE when you sign up for the multiple module options!
Fall 2020 Module FEES:
$100 per individual module
$180 for 2 modules - this option is now closed for Fall
$250 for 3 modules - this option is now closed for Fall
Registration closed for Modules 1, 1&2, 1&3 and 1,2 & 3 options
Register through closed for Module 2 and Module 2&3 Options
Register through October 15 for Module 3 Option
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Module 1 - closed
August 25 - September 25, 2020
Four live sessions on Tuesdays (September 1, 8, 15, and 22), 4-5pm Pacific Time (7-8pm Eastern)Module 1 Details and Registration
Module 2 - closed
October 6 - November 5, 2020
Four live sessions on Tuesdays (October 13, 20, 27, and November 3), 4-5pm Pacific Time (7-8pm Eastern)Module 2 Details and Registration
November 17 - December 18, 2020
Four live sessions on Tuesdays (November 24, December 1, 8, and 15), 4-5pm Pacific Time (7-8pm Eastern)Module 3 Details and Registration
Register for Module 3 by October 15
Email for Groups and Questions: TLC@astrosociety.org
Module 1 and 2
Module 2 and 3
Module 1 and 3
Module 1,2, and, 3 - $50 savings!
January 5 - February 5, 2021
Four live sessions on Tuesdays (January 12, 19, 26, and February 2), 4-5pm Pacific Time (7-8pm Eastern)Module 4 Details
February 16 - March 19, 2021Four live sessions on Tuesdays (February 23, March 2, 9, and 16), 4-5pm Pacific Time (7-8pm Eastern)
Dates: March 30 - April 30, 2021Times: Four live sessions on Tuesdays (April 6, 13, 20, and 27), 4-5pm Pacific Time (7-8pm Eastern)