Archive Scholars Fellowship

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Are you an educator who is interested in transforming your undergraduate or high school life science classroom into a student-centered learning environment? Would you like to learn how to use an online library, the Archive of Teaching Resources, which contains over 6,000 scientifically accurate life science teaching materials? Consider taking part in one of our 8-week online programs.

If you are an undergraduate life science educator, take part in the Archive Scholars Program for Undergraduate Educators, and learn how to:
  • Find and evaluate electronic resources to use with students
  • Effectively use electronic resources in student-centered learning
  • Apply the core concepts and competencies of Vision and Change in Science Education to existing classroom materials
  • Find and evaluate existing resources and resource collections centered around Vision and Change
  • Further your professional development by participating in an online community

If you are high school life science teacher, take part in the Archive Scholars Program for High School Educators, and learn how to:
  • Find and evaluate electronic resources to use with students
  • Effectively use electronic resources in student-centered learning in the classroom, which is a core component of NGSS
  • Learn about Six Star Science and how it can be applied to existing classroom materials to benefit your students’ learning
  • Find and evaluate existing resources and resource collection centered around Six Star Science
  • Further your professional development by participating in an online community

This program is held entirely online using Blackboard Learn and the Archive of Teaching Resources. The program is asynchronous, so you can complete weekly activities and participate in online discussion boards at the time of day that works for you. There will be one lesson per week for you to complete. If you are accepted into the program, you will be asked to sign a letter of agreement stating that you agree to complete the program requirements listed below. You will receive a $250 stipend*, a certificate of completion, and a letter of completion upon finishing all program requirements.

  1. Complete all assignments by the stated deadlines. Please note that the deadlines are tentative and accommodations will be made for finals week. A course agenda may be viewed by clicking on the program links on the left side of the screen.
  2. Actively participate in all online discussions and provide written feedback on specific assignments to fellow participants.
  3. Submit one self-authored educational resource that you have already used in your classroom to the Archive of Teaching Resources by the end of the program. (Examples include an activity, lesson plan, lecture, assessment, etc.)
  4. Submit as required and requested any entry, exit, and follow-up surveys by their stated deadlines.
(* the program stipend is provided by the National Science Foundation and can only be awarded to US citizens; additional stipends may be available to non-US citizens but are not guaranteed)

For more information about these programs and how to apply, please click on the links to your left.


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