Cohort 1: 2013-2015
- 1 Cohort 1 Spring 2016 Workshop
- 2 Cohort 1 Winter 2016 Workshop
- 3 Cohort 1 Fall 2015 Workshop
- 4 Physics Teacher Institute 2015 - Cohort 1
- 5 Cohort 1 Spring 2015 Workshop
- 6 Cohort 1 Winter 2015 Workshop
- 7 Cohort 1 Fall 2014 Workshop
- 8 Physics Teacher Institute 2014 - Cohort 1
- 9 Cohort 1 Spring 2014 Workshop
- 10 Cohort 1 Winter 2014 Workshop
- 11 Cohort 1 Fall 2013 Workshop
- 12 Physics Teacher Institute 2013 - Cohort 1
- 13 Photos
- 14 Videos
- 15 External Links
Cohort 1 Spring 2016 Workshop
The year 3 spring workshop was held April 1st and 2nd, 2016, at Alabama A&M University.
Cohort 1 Winter 2016 Workshop
The year 3 winter workshop was held January 15th and 16th, 2016, at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
- Schedule: File:APEX Followup Schedule Jan 15, 2016 Cohort 1.pdf
- Teaching Physics in Alabama High School Classrooms: File:Cohort 1 3 Action Research Present Future PPT Jan 16 2016-2.pdf
Cohort 1 Fall 2015 Workshop
The year 3 fall workshop was held September 18th and 19th, 2015, at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
Physics Teacher Institute 2015 - Cohort 1
The third PTI Summer Workshop was held from June 1st through Jun 12th, 2015 at Alabama A&M University.
A Carbon filament light bulb imaged through three different sized pinholes.
- Schedule: File:Summer 2015 Cohort 1.pdf
- Stepping through video
- Accessing Particular Diagnoser Tools as a Teacher
Cohort 1 Spring 2015 Workshop
The year 2 spring workshop was held on March 13th and 14th, 2015, at Alabama A&M University.
Pi Day of the century! 3/14/15 9:26:53
Cohort 1 Winter 2015 Workshop
The year 2 winter workshop was held on January 16th and 17th, 2015, at Alabama A&M University.
Here are some documents related to Action Research:
- File:ASTA checklist for Reviewing new ACOS Science.pdf
- File:ASTA Newsletter Jan 2015 new ACOS-Science guidlines.docx
- File:ASTA Request for ACOS Review.docx
- File:Cohort1 WW2.2 ActResearch PPT1.1 1-16-2015.pdf
- File:Cohort1 WW2.2 ActResearch PPT1.4 1-17-2015.pdf
- File:Cohort1 WW2.2 Obs Desc PPT1.2 1-16-2015.pdf
- File:Cohort1 WW2.2 PLC PPT2 1-16-17-2015.pdf
- File:INSTRUCTIONS APEX Cohort1 FCI Action Res activity-6-2-14.pdf
- File:INSTRUCTIONS APEX Cohort1 EMCI Action Res activity-6-2-14.pdf
Cohort 1 Fall 2014 Workshop
The year 2 fall workshop was held November 7th and 8th, 2014, at Alabama A&M University.
- Schedule: File:APEX Cohort 1 FU Schedule of Activities Nov 7 2014 FINAL.pdf
- Friday Smartboard capture - File:APEX 2014 11 7.pdf
- Saturday Smartboard capture - File:APEX 2014 11 8.pdf
Physics Teacher Institute 2014 - Cohort 1
The second PTI Summer Workshop was held June 2nd through Jun 13th, 2014 at Alabama A&M University.
Who do think learning about magnetism?
PTI 2014 Schedule
- Teaching Physics in Alabama File:0 Cohort 2 BASELINE Description PPT June-11-2014-1 (2)Sunal.pdf
- Core Packet File:1 NGSS Core Packet for Institute 1 2013-14Sunal.pdf
- Next Generation Science Standards File:1 NGSS PPT revisedSunal.pdf
- Using Self-evaluation as Assessment File:2 Assessment-Using Self-Evaluation as Assessment-Sunal.pdf
- Assessing Inquiry Self Evaluation File:2 Inquiry Assessing Inquiry Self Evaluation-Sunal.pdf
- Inquiry Teacher Actions and Student’s Responses File:2 Inquiry Essential Features 6 levels Revised Sunal.pdf
- Inquiry in the National Science Standards NSES & NGSS File:2 Inquiry in Standards NSES NGSS PPT-Sunal.pdf
- Strategies for Assessment of Inquiry Learning in Science (SAILS) File:2 Inquiry Interview VIDEOS-Strategies for Assessment of Inquiry Science-Sunal.pdf
- NSTA Position Statement Scientific Inquiry File:2 Inquiry NSTA Position Statement Inquiry 2004.pdf
- Inquiry Survey Teacher Perceptions of Actions File:2 Inquiry Survey Teacher perceprions of actions.pdf
- Using Research as the Means of Improving Classroom Teaching File:3 Act Res2 Activities UsingActionResearch Intro to ImproveClassroomTeaching-Sunal.pdf
- Teacher Research File:3 Act Res2 Article Parsons Teacher Research URL-Sunal.pdf
- Making Observations, Inferences, and Hypotheses? File:3 Act Res2 Hyp Obs Inf sheet soil-Sunal.pdf
- APEX Action Research 2: Hypothesizing About Classroom Events File:3 Act Res2 Hyp Problem Record Sheet-Sunal.pdf
- The Inventory of Reflective Thinking via Action Research (IRTAR) File:3 Act Res2 The Inventory of Reflective Thinking via Action Research-Sunal.pdf
- Action Research File:3 AR Cohort 1 ActionResearch PPT June-12-2014 Sunal.pdf
- Instructions for Electricity and Magnetism Action Research File:INSTRUCTIONS for APEX Cohort1 EM Action Research activity-6-2-14.pdf
- Instructions for Force and Motion Action Research File:INSTRUCTIONS for APEX Cohort1 ForceMotion Action Research activity-6-11-14.pdf
Cohort 1 Spring 2014 Workshop
The year 1 spring workshop was held for March 7th and 8th, 2014, at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.
Cohort 1 Winter 2014 Workshop
The year 1 winter workshop was held January 17th and 18th, 2014, at Alabama A&M University.
Cohort 1 Fall 2013 Workshop
The year 1 fall workshop was held November 15th and 16th, 2013, at Alabama A&M University.
Physics Teacher Institute 2013 - Cohort 1
The first PTI Summer Workshop was held June 3rd through Jun 14th, 2013 at Alabama A&M University.
PTI 2013 Daily Schedule
- 8:00 AM to Noon (AM Workshop)
- Noon to 1:30 PM (Lunch Break)
- 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM (PM Workshop)
PTI 2013 Individual Day Schedules
- Monday 6/3/2013
- Tuesday 6/4/2013
- Wednesday 6/5/2013
- Thursday 6/6/2013
- Friday 6/7/2013
- Monday 6/10/2013
- Tuesday 6/11/2013
- Wednesday 6/12/2013
- Thursday 6/13/2013
- Friday 6/14/2013
- Jim Nelson's introductory slides File:APEX PTI Intro.pdf
- APEX PTR Team Benchmark Data on Cohort 1: File:Cohort 1 Description June-2-2013-3.pdf
- APEX Wiki Presentation
- Presentation on Action Research: File:Cohort 1 ActionResearch PPT June-6-2013-4.pdf
- Instructions for APEX PTI Cohort 1 Action Research for Fall 2013: File:Cohort 1 ActionResearch PPT June-6-2013-4.pdf
- Grid table for "degrees" of Inquiry Based Instructions; File:Inquiry Essential Features.pdf
- Notes from Smartboard for Technology in the Classroom: File:APEX Tech.pdf, Spring Workshop Saturday 3/8/2014
- Technology in the Classroom Session, Spring Workshop 2014, Saturday 3/8/2014. Note: 320.3MB.
- Classroom Presentation Tools, Summer Workshop 2014, Tuesday 6/3/2114. Note: 19.1MB.
- Presentation Techniques, Summer Workshop 2014, Wednesday 6/4/2014. Note: 395.5MB.
- Content Management Systems, Summer Workshop 2014, Friday 6/6/2014. Note: 315MB.
- Learning Management Systems, Summer Workshop 2014, Friday 6/13/2014. Note: 326.1MB.