The Blair Center for Professional Development

 

Texas Center for Inquiry

Texas Center for Inquiry 2018 Brochure - PDF

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is the home of the Texas Center for Inquiry. The institute provides educators with in-depth experiences in science inquiry through institutes, workshops, forums and follow-up coaching. The Center’s mission is to help curriculum specialist, teacher leaders and educators incorporate science inquiry into their curricula in ways consistent with the Next Generation Science Standards and the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills. For additional information: contact Laura Leckman at 817.255.9522 or email outreach@fwmsh.org.

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21st Century Learning Academy 

Thank you for your interest in the 21st Century Learning Academy for educators.  If you have any questions, please send an email to Laura Leckman at outreach@fwmsh.org.

Grades K - 2
21st Century Learning Academy Flyer 2018 - PDF

Educator Registration Form 2018 - PDF

Grades 3 - 8
21st Century Learning Academy Flyer 2018 - PDF
Educator Registration Form 2018 - PDF

The 21st Century Learning Academy will provide educators with in-depth experiences on integrating STEM education into their classroom. The pedagogy, practices and implementation strategies taught will enhance professional practice and help build educators’ understanding of how STEM based instruction can benefit student learning. Participants will lead teams of STEM Camp for Kids students through the engineering design process while they create specific projects.

STEM Camp for Kids

Thank you for your interest in STEM Camp for Kids! If you have any questions, please send an email to Laura Leckman at outreach@fwmsh.org.

Grades K - 2 
STEM Camp for Kids Flyer 2018 - PDF

STEM Camp for Kids Registration Form 2018 - PDF

Grades 3 - 8
STEM Camp for Kids Flyer 2018 - PDF
STEM Camp for Kids Registration Form 2018 - PDF

Participants will use the engineering design process to create a project that meets a need, solves a problem or create a product. During the three-day camp, teams of students will work with 21st Century Learning Academy educators to complete their project. STEM content and practice will be modeled and each team will use the engineering design process as a template for their work.


Professional Development Services

The School Services staff of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History offers contract professional development services to districts or individual campuses. Call our staff and we will help you plan a customized program on your campus or here at the museum for your staff. 
Contact Laura Leckman at  817.255.9522 or email outreach@fwmsh.org.

Fun Fact
The OMNI Theater sound system and speakers were upgraded in 2008 with a state-of-the-art system that remains unrivaled anywhere in the world!

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