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 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?
What is POW?
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
Pre-test HS Biology Teacher
Post-test HS Biology Teacher
ToPPS I ToPPS II ToPPS III ToPPS IV More OK Physics Teachers
Demographics Male 10 Female 19 Years of Teaching Experience
Demographics Number of years in ToPPS
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