Our local school district partners are so important and are an integral part of the success of the program.


Partners

Prince George's County Public Schools


Collaborating TEACHERS

Local public school teachers work closely with our undergraduates to develop inquiry-based lessons in science and math.  Teachers provide constructive feedback to help undergraduates build upon their knowledge base.

Photo:  Left to right; Holly Riley, Northwester High School and Juan Foreman, College Park Academy, participated in the Learning Community Day for collaborating teachers.  Teachers performed the tasks with the lens of teachers and student learners.

Photo:  Left to right; Holly Riley, Northwester High School and Juan Foreman, College Park Academy, participated in the Learning Community Day for collaborating teachers.  Teachers performed the tasks with the lens of teachers and student learners.


2017 Maryland Mathematics and Science Institute (MMSI)

Terrapin Teachers co-hosted the 2017 Maryland Mathematics and Science Institute (MMSI) in collaboration with faculty from the Department of Mathematics from June 21-27, 2017.  Local middle and high school teachers participated in lectures and discussions focused on cutting-edge research from UMD faculty during the morning sessions.  The afternoon sessions were facilitated by Terrapin Teachers Master Teachers.  Activities focused on pedagogical strategies that could be implemented in the classrooms.

Applications for the 2018 MMSI will be available in January 2018.