Instructor Rachel Papen
Rachel Papen graduated from University of Vermont in 2004 with a BS in Environmental Studies. She earned her MS in Environmental Studies, with a science teaching certification from Antioch University in 2007. Rachel has taught middle school science at Londonderry Middle School for the last 7 years. She also teaches a Methods for Teaching Science course to students in NHTI’s Teacher Education Conversion Program who are completing their student teaching experience. Rachel strives to find innovative ways to include technology in her teaching to help prepare her students as 21st century learners.
Instructor Douglas Stith
Douglas Stith graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1987 with a BS in Elementary Education. He earned his MS in Education with a concentration in Science from UNH in 2001. Doug has taught middle school science for 25 years, the past 18 in Londonderry. In addition to teaching TECP 81, Methods in Teaching Science, to students in the Teacher Education Conversion Program at NHTI, Doug has taught a number of graduate courses in Physical Science to area teachers. His passion is creating captivating devices that engage students and bring out their natural curiosity.
Come find out what all the buzz is about! You will learn about the many faces of “Flipped Learning” and will spend the majority of the workshop time creating a lesson for your classroom. After describing the range of uses and definitions of Flipped Learning, Doug and Rachel will introduce you to several methods to Flip one of your lessons. Among the methods will be the use of iMovie, Explain Everything, and GoAnimate. (Please note: iPads and Macs will be used in the workshop yet the flipped learning principles can be implemented with PCs as well.)
Date: April 16, 5 - 8 pm
Cost: $45 (includes box lunch)
Instructors: Rachel Papen and Douglas Stith