Spring Meeting 2016 Thayer Academy

AAPT-New England Section

at Thayer Academy, Braintree, MA

Spring Meeting

May 20-21, 2016

Registration: https://aapt-nes.wildapricot.org/event-2211445

Call for Papers, Posters & Janet Guernsey Award Nominations

Call for Contributed Papers & Posters: Deadline May 6, 2016

Click to submit an abstract for a Poster or Contributed Paper at the 2016 Spring Meeting of the AAPT New England Section

All papers & posters related teaching physics are welcome, and we are particularly interested in submissions for the following:

  1. Implementing NGSS
  2. New methodologies such as flipping classes, studio physics, online and
  3. Assessment: how to measure effectiveness of instruction

You can download the schedule here. AAPT-NES 2016 SP MTG SCHED 4-4-16  to download or view online here.

You can view the workshops here.  Click Workshop Descriptions AAPT-NES 2016  to download or viewonline here.

Call for Janet Guernsey Award Nominations: Do you know of an outstanding physics teacher in New England whom you think should receive recognition for his/her excellent teaching skills and methods? AAPT-NES members can nominate any college or high school physics teacher in New England for this award.  Deadline is May 13th.

Nominees will be evaluated using the following:

  • Excellence in Classroom Teaching
  • Creativity and Innovation as a Teacher
  • Contributing to the Strength and Growth of the School’s Physics Program
  • Undertaking Professional Development to Continually Improve as a Teacher
  • Working Effectively as a Colleague with Others in the Department
  • Mentoring New Teachers as Appropriate

The nominator must supply sufficient information so that the the committee can fairly evaluate

Please send your nomination via email to: dmasonmccaffre@salemstate.edu.