June 17-21 STEM Guitar Workshop - Butler County Community College, PA
Monday, June 17, 2013 at 8:30 AM - Friday, June 21, 2013 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
Please be advised that this is an application to attend the workshop.
This 5 day workshop will encompass the application of STEM based curriculum using guitars in the classroom. Math, Physics, hands on and inquiry based learning, curriculum development will be covered over the sessions. Free software tools and low cost implementation options will also be explored.
We encourage both High school and community college faculty to apply.
Link to workshop sample agenda: http://www.guitarbuilding.org/workshop-details-for-teachers/
Faculty will be notified of the status of their award to attend the workshop no later than April 30th.
Please be aware: An attending Faculty Team should include one technology education/engineering teacher AND one science or math teacher. Each team member will need to register separately. Make sure to indicate your partners name in the application questions.
Make sure you provide a contact number and email that you will be at after school is out of session, for updates.
Possible Stipend funding for selected applicants.
All meals will be provided
Lodging support available if needed.
40 Act 48 credits will be available for this workshop.
During the workshop, faculty will construct a fully functioning solid body electric guitar that is designed for classroom instruction. In each faculty will also generate 1 classroom learning activity based on national or state standards.
Related classroom supplies will also be provided.