Events

Events are in the Physical Sciences Bldg (PSB) on UCF’s main campus unless noted otherwise. Here’s a campus map.

Friday, Nov 18 (9-3; PSB) K12 Teacher Day at UCF Physics. Meet faculty, tour research labs, visit our interactive classroom, and take home some free demo equipment our students made for their class projects. Free. More info here.

Hoping to find something else? Let us know at UCFTIR@gmail.com

Past events

2016

2015

  • October 26 – Argumentation, inquiry, and effective writing in science, Osceola County Physics and Physical Science teachers, w/Adam LaMee
  • August 21 – Easy-to-implement inquiry labs and written argumentation techniques for 6-12 Science students, Osceola County Physics and Physical Science teachers, w/Adam LaMee.

2014

  • June 26 – Workshop on physics demonstrations in Motion and Energy at UCF, w/Josh Colwell.
  • June 16 – Workshop on developing labs with Vernier and PASCO equipment in Osceola County St. Cloud High School, w/Kevin Thomas.
  • June 12 – Review of the Physics Subject Area FTCE for endorsement to teach physics, Orange County, w/Kevin Thomas.

We have university faculty and veteran K-12 classroom teachers who are happy to help with the professional development needs of teachers and school districts in Osceola, Orange, Seminole, Brevard, and Volusia counties. Are offerings include:

  • Implementing Lesson Study, TeachMeet, peer-observation, and teacher-led PLCs that provide real and lasting change
  • Content-focused workshops in Physics and Physical Science
  • Pedagogy and classroom strategies for 6-12 science
  • Technology to enhance instruction (e.g., probeware, video motion analysis, websites for teachers and students, Arduino, computer programming)
  • Modeling Instruction in Physics
  • Support for design and implementation of research-based formative, summative, and performance assessments

Looking for something else? Contact us at UCFTIR@gmail.com and let us know. If we can’t help, we’ll connect you to someone who can.