Professional Learning Opportunities
Big Screen Science: Fostering Science Inquiry Through Filmmaking
Join SHIFT, in partnership with the Leonardo and the Utah State Office of Education, in a seven-month professional development initiative to train STEM educators (grades 6 through 12) how to facilitate the production of student-produced instructional and documentary videos.
Big Screen Science participants will be trained to integrate storytelling principles and the filmmaking process to craft compelling digital stories aimed at deepening content learning, enhancing STEM literacy and exciting students about potential STEM careers. Framed by essential questions, this technology infused training will allow teachers to explore how constructing cinematic narratives combined with intentionally designed lesson plans can increase student engagement, improve STEM skills achievement and energize classroom climate.
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Pluralsight is excited to partner with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development to offer all teachers statewide a free one-year subscription to the largest tech and creative training library on the planet. With more than 3,000 online courses at your fingertips, you’re able to further your own knowledge and empower your students with hands-on learning that complements your curriculum. Find out more here.