Professional Development

Professional Development

DOSEUM PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES

The DoSeum is a convener of educators, a laboratory for research and teaching, and a leader in informal education. Join us for The DoSeum Professional Development series to learn new skills and techniques to integrate into your classroom. We are always adding more! Presented by a team of professional educators, our professional development sessions…

  • Explore the relationships between STEM, the Arts, and Literacy
  • Are rooted in constructivist principles and grounded in proven practice
  • Promote joyful learning through inquiry-based exploration, authentic discovery, and critical problem solving
 
Spring 2020 Professional Development Series 

Maker-Centered Learning: Maker Spaces 
March 7 | 9 AM - 4 PM 

Dive into Maker Spaces to better understand how the design of classrooms and workshops can empower maker agency. 


STEM & Literacy

April 11 | 9 AM - 4 PM 

Investigate the connections between STEM and Literacy. Teachers will experience hands-on learning models that bridge STEM and literacy.


Maker-Centered Learning: Maker Activities

May 16 | 9 AM - 4 PM 

Gain an understanding of the Maker Framework and how to incorporate it into project-based learning.


Available by Request 

Visual Thinking Strategies:  

  • Engage in VTS to explore their own ability to find meaning in imagery by practicing a set of skills ranging from simple identification to more complex interpretation.

Inquiry-Based Learning: 

  • Engage in inquiry-based learning to enhance their teaching practice by building their ability to design and lead inquiry-based lesson plans. 


 

*All Professional Development programs may be available by request.
To get more information, contact Chris Navarro at CNavarro@thedoseum.org or at (210) 572-0655.

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