May 3, 2012
A case study written by Debbie Leslie, CEMSE Early Childhood Specialist and Director of Science Companion Projects, was recently published in a special issue of the journal Planning and Changing. This issue is focused on STEM school (P-12) and university professional development partnerships.
Titled “Seeking Symmetry in a School-University Partnership: University of Chicago and Chicago Public Schools—A Collaborative Approach to Developing Models and Tools for Professional Development and Teacher Preparation,” the case study reports on a funded project that is a joint effort by CEMSE and the University of Chicago’s Urban Education Institute (UEI). Leslie has served as the project’s director since its inception in 2007, and UEI’s Tim Knowles is the principal investigator.
The full article can be downloaded here: “Seeking Symmetry…”
For more information on the journal visit the Planning and Changing website: http://planningandchanging.illinoisstate.edu/recentarticles/volume42.shtml
Special Issue: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) School-University
Professional Development Partnerships, Volume 42, 1 and 2 Spring/Summer 2011 (Normal: Illinois State University) pp. 120–154.