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Is anyone else working with a college or university to...

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Is anyone else working with a college or university to develop formal courses specifically for teachers? These can provide extended learning opportunities directly targeting teachers' needs (e.g., standards-based & using school curricular materials). If co-developed and co-taught by teachers, education faculty, and scientists, such learning experiences include a breadth of valuable perspectives. Our experiences to date suggest that many see these as sensible and valuable. But they are proving challenging to create and implement. I would enjoy sharing our experiences and comparing notes with others on this topic.


Ethan Allen, 2/22/2002


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1. Ethan, Like you, we have just begun working with our...