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 [...]

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 [...]

A Day of Modeling Professional Development

I invite you to read Amy Roediger’s blog where she highlights a day-long professional development experience focused on Modeling Instruction. Leaders, Holly and Jeremy Secaur came to the [...]

WHO WILL WIN IT ALL? –AMTA Whiteboard “Madness”

No Bracket Required ???????????????????????????????????? How to play: Snap photos of your student whiteboards. Choose (up to five) best boards to share on Facebook or Twitter between March 12 and [...]

Workshop Leaders’ Development Support Drive

Dear Friends, AMTA is seeking support to train 24 aspiring Modeling Workshop leaders this summer. Once trained, these leaders will be able to provide excellent STEM profession development [...]

Teaching chemistry and physics at an Early College high school for disadvantaged minorities.

  By John Meyers. November 2015 I took the mechanics Modeling Workshop at Arizona State University (ASU) this last summer.  I teach at the South Mountain campus of AAEC Early College High [...]

A statement of support for Teachers and open scientific communications

Dear Friends of Modeling, The American Modeling Teachers Association(AMTA) is committed to building educational communities by empowering teachers in pursuit of continuous improvement in STEM [...]

Physics First Modeling: A 3-Week Computational Modeling Development Opportunity

by Rebecca Vieyra, 1 February 2017 Are you a physics teacher who uses Modeling Instruction? Join the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), the American Modeling Teachers Association [...]

HASTI Modeling Mixer

The Hoosier Association of Science Teachers will be having a Modeling Social again this year at HASTI. It will be on Thursday, February 2nd, starting at 6:00 p.m at the RAM restaurant downtown [...]

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