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1 Outcomes for the HSPI Plenary Session Goals of the HSPI project Who is involved in the HSPI project Explanation of how to access the activity collection

2 The HSPI Project: An Overview The High School POGIL Initiative Developing innovative resources for chemistry and biology instruction in secondary schools Funded by The Toyota USA Foundation

3 HSPI Leadership Team Rick Moog, Project Director Franklin & Marshall College, PA Laura Trout, Editor in Chief Lancaster Country Day School, PA Megan Hoffman, Content Advisor (biology) Berea College, KY Jim Spencer, Content Advisor (chemistry) Franklin & Marshall College, PA Ellen Yezierski, Project Evaluator Miami University, OH Cindy Wingenroth, HSPI Coordinator The POGIL Project, PA

4 Goals of the HSPI Project Create a national network of high school teachers implementing POGIL activities Write, review, and classroom-test POGIL activities for First-Year and AP Biology and Chemistry Train high school teachers to facilitate POGIL workshops

5 HSPI Goals: Network of POGIL Users Three summer meetings to train partners in the writing, editing, and classroom facilitation of POGIL activities Monthly HSPI newsletter (The HSPI Bond) Web-based Classroom Implementation Guide Online support sessions (Elluminate classroom)

6 HSPI Goals: Activity Writing HSPI editorial board members and partners submitted activities, using the HSPI topic list. Teachers outside of the HSPI group were also able to submit activities for review.

7 HSPI Activities: The Review Process Clearly defined process to move activities through a review cycle, including all necessary forms, paperwork, systems and personnel to: Submit Review Revise Classroom Test Approve for publication

8 The HSPI Activity Collection, Volume 1 Biology: about sixty activities, divided into AP and First-Year groupings Chemistry: about sixty activities, divided into AP and First-Year groupings Look for an announcement on the POGIL website with full details about how to purchase the collection, around January 2012

9 The HSPI Activity Collection, Volume 1 Subject AreaTopics Included Chemistry Nature of science, experimental design, particulate matter, structure of atom, naming & formulas, bonding, gases & states of matter, solutions, kinetics, equilibrium, organic, measurement, electron arrangements, periodic trends, mole & stoichiometry, themodynamics, acids & bases, redox, nuclear Biology Nature of science, experimental design, biochemicals, body systems, cell processes, cell structure, evolution, ecology, genetics, homeostasis

10 HSPI Goals: Professional Development Partners and Editorial Board members presented workshops during each year of the initiative The HSPI Project is developing a collection of materials for workshops, to address the needs of secondary school teachers

11 Attend POGIL/HSPI Workshops at Or contact the POGIL office to host/sponsor a POGIL/HSPI workshop in your area.

12 HSPI Editorial Board Paula Butler (CH), Cincinnati Country Day School, OH Leigh Foy (BI), York Suburban High School, PA Diane Krone (CH), Northern Highlands Regional High School, NJ Pat Ligon (CH), Broughton High School, NC Joanne Long (BIO), Franklin Township School District, NJ Susan Richardson (BIO), Wichita East High School, KS Amanda Zullo (CH), Saranac Lake High School, NY

13 HSPI Editors-at-Large Megan Hoffman (BIO), Berea College, KY Elizabeth Mancini (BIO), Cherry Hill High School East, NJ (retired) Linda Padwa (CH), Stony Brook University, NY James Wakefield (CH), Chempractice, OR

14 HSPI Partners, Chemistry Mahesh Alur (IL) Mary Bartholomew (CO) Tom Cork (NY) Sally Craven (KY) Melissa Hemling (WI) Carrie Jacobus (NJ) Romina Jannotti (FL) Stef Katz (PA) Rhoda Rush (GA) Marcia Sprang (CA) Tracy Suggs (NY) Mare Sullivan (WA) Bruce Wellman (KS)

15 HSPI Partners, Biology Audrey Armoudlian (MI) Linda Dukes (GA) Grace Ford (FL) Michelle Lawrence (MO) Christine Sands (NY) Krista Seanor (NJ)

16 Questions and Wrap Up


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