Presentation on theme: "ToPPS and Project Oklahoma Whiteboard Steven J. Maier Northwestern Oklahoma State University AOK Enid, OK November 2 - 3, 2012."— Presentation transcript:
ToPPS and Project Oklahoma Whiteboard Steven J. Maier Northwestern Oklahoma State University AOK AAPT @ Enid, OK November 2 - 3, 2012
1997 Physics “Rumor” Data CollectionCommiseratingAction Disbelief Origin of Interest to Action
Money to spend... $5,000 budget to make an impact among ToPPS participants – “High tech” – Eye catching equipment (one per teacher) - OR - Can $5,000 make a statewide impact? – Low tech? – Reaching out with unsolicited gesture
CamerasLabProLabQuestClickers Class sets of whiteboards?
ToPPS III & IV to be held in 2013 and 2014 – 1 week summer institutes – 1 follow up session each (at least) – 2 regional outreach services each (at least) All OK science teachers eligible – Priority given Those seeking certification in HS physics Previous ToPPS attendees
Acknowledgements Brian Lamore, Evelyn Restivo (PTRA leaders) Jim Nelson & Karen Jo Matsler (PTRA) Saeed Sarani & Lisa Holder (OSRHE) NWOSU Administration, School of Arts & Sciences, Departments of Natural Science and Education ToPPS participants! firstname.lastname@example.org @SteveMaier_