Mark Schober

Modeling Instruction has been my approach to teaching physics, and more recently chemistry, since 1998. I’ve led Modeling workshops across the country in Mechanics and Electricity and Magnetism, [...]

Join your fellow Modelers at AMTA’s Virtual Happy Hour!

On August 29th AMTA launched a new event: Virtual Happy Hour! Every once in a while we just need to kick back and talk with other members of “our tribe”…so once each week [...]

July AMTA member’s spotlight

Improving STEM Education is Arizona with SB 1038   So, if you have not heard, the Arizona legislature this past session passed a bill called SB 1038. The Act’s official title is the “Arizona [...]

FCI Transition Matrix Tool

June AMTA Member’s Spotlight

Laura Lawrence- Asheville School Science Instructor and Director of Professional Development What am I missing?  This was the nagging question I asked myself a few years ago during the exam [...]

Broom Ball and Charity

May 2017 AMTA Member Spotlight From: http://www.westvalleyview.com/articles/2017/03/22/la-joya-community-hs-physics-teacher-honored Submitted by Glenn Gullickson on 03/22/2017 It’s not always all [...]

Physics Mechanics “Course-Pak” resource pilot

AMTA pilots Physics Mechanics “Course-Pak” in 2017

The “Course-Pak” combines worksheets, readings, and the student’s lab notebook into a single resource to support classroom modeling instruction. As a familiar, textbook-like [...]

How Modeling Instruction Facilitates Collaboration in our Department

By: Laura Swiatek, Sarah Palmer, Marc Ehrhardt, Keith Frase We are four chemistry teachers in a suburban high school coming from very diverse experiences: some immediately began their careers in [...]

AMTA Board Position Descriptions

All board members have the responsibilities listed below. Members-At-Large hold 3-year terms. Additional responsibilities for other board members are listed under the position’s title. Board [...]

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