- Institute for New Mathematics Teachers (6-12)
- Institute for New Science Teachers (6-12)
Rutgers University Center for Mathematics, Science, and Computer Education
Attend these institutes and you will:
- Be better prepared to teach your classes in the fall:
- You will work in small groups with expert teachers and supervisors
- You will review your school's curriculum materials and
discuss how they can best be used and supplemented
- Be better able to excite and motivate your
students to do math and science:
- You will focus on hands-on activities, problem solving,
demonstrations, and real-world applications
- You will discuss how to respond to different student learning
styles in math and science
- Be more confident in starting the school year:
- You will leave the program with materials for immediate use
in your classroom
- You will develop lesson plans for the first month of school
- Be part of a network of new teachers with a
- You will work with teachers who are at the same point in
their careers as you are
- You will meet experienced teachers and supervisors who can
help you during the school year
What Are The New Teachers Institutes?
- The New Teachers Institutes are week-long, content-based,
residential programs designed to prepare new teachers for their
teaching assignments in the coming year and give them a great start in
their teaching careers. The institute staff, who are
experienced supervisors and teachers of mathematics and science, will
work closely with participants to respond to their particular
Who Should Attend?
- For those who will be teaching mathematics and/or science at the
high school or middle school level for the first
time in the fall of 2009 or those who have at most three years of prior
teaching experience. Alternate route candidates are welcome!
Where Are They Held?
- Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Meals will be
provided on-campus. Lodging (double-occupancy) will be available at
a nearby hotel.
When Are The Institutes?
- August 3-7, 2009: Science Institute
- August 3-7, 2009: Math Institute
What Is The Cost?
- Expected cost is $1,650 (with lodging, $1,795) per participant. Teachers should ask their districts
to subsidize their participation. NEW for 2009.... Option to attend just three days of institute (Science institute only). Cost is $1,000 for three days (lodging not included). Tentative schedule available soon.
Is Credit Offered?
- Three graduate credits are available to participants who attend
the program, pay additional tuition and fees,
and complete additional course requirements. Credit will be awarded
for the summer session 2009. There will be an informational meeting about graduate credit during the
Have Any Questions?
- For further information or to receive a Registration Form
call 732/445-4065; or email firstname.lastname@example.org;
Registrations will be accepted until the institutes are filled.
Who Sponsors The Institutes?
The Rutgers University Center for Mathematics, Science, &
Computer Education. The Center is NJ DOE professional
development provider #2.
Participants will receive 41 professional development hours for
their participation in this program.
- Joseph G. Rosenstein, project director