The Disconnect in Reconnecting Scientist, Teacher, Fellow and Student: A Teaching Partnership

ID: 32043 Type: Full Paper
  1. Thomas Haskell and Teresa Franklin, Ohio University, United States

Friday, March 11 1:30 PM-2:00 PM Location: Tulip Grove F

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Abstract: Grants are a growing aspect of the funding cycle in higher education and often within the grant structure there is a requirement to partner with K-12 classrooms or school districts in order to meet the funding requirements for the grant. This paper examines two GK-12 projects: Science and Technology Enrichment for Appalachian Middle-Schoolers (STEAM) and the Boat of Knowledge in Science (BooKS) and the lessons learned concerning changing roles when reconnecting the scientist, K-12 science teacher and student in a partnership among higher education, middle school and high school teachers and their students.

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