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Christi Whitworth
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  • Rosman, NC
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I think the major result of utilizing the four Cs in any curriculum is student engagement. Even informal science/STEM environments can incorporate and gather data on the effectiveness of activities by examining these components.
September 7, 2010
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March 31, 2010
A group for those who work at the district level--curriculum developers, professional development personnel, technolgoy coordinators--to share resources, get advice, and explore creative options!
March 31, 2010
What are you finding on the MSP2 site? What are you trying to find? What works for you? What would you like to see or be able to do via MSP2? What feedback do you have to help us all make this THE place for middle grades math and science educators?
March 31, 2010
Join us in reading books that will expand your horizons of science and mathematics.
March 31, 2010
Hi Christi - So glad you joined. You can be our resident astronomy expert! We have a couple of wiki pages dedicated to astronomy topics but would love your feedback on what we could add to these pages and what other topics we should address. We are…
May 7, 2009
May 4, 2009
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May 4, 2009

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Informal Educator
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Assessment/Testing, Content knowledge, Gifted and talented, Instructional strategies, Integrating technology, Managing labs (including safety), Literacy, Involving parents/caregivers, Science fairs/competitions, Standards, Student misconceptions

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Christi Whitworth

Informal Educator in Astronomy

Hi, my name is Christi Whitworth. I am the Education Director of Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute near Rosman, NC. It is a radio and optical observatory in the mountains of western North Carolina. Our website is www.pari.edu. We have Twitter and Facebook pages as well. I joined this network to help teachers find more resources in Astronomy and all its relate fieds. My avatar is a picture of me at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science in Raleigh, NC. We share our radio telescope,… Continue

Posted on May 6, 2009 at 2:44pm — 1 Comment

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At 2:22pm on August 13, 2009, Kim Lightle said…
Hi Christi - Hope your summer is going well! I wanted to update you on our free webinars and hope you can join us for one of them soon. Maybe we can get you to do one too - interested?

In any case, we've had three Tech Talks so far - one on Interactive Notebooks, Moodle, and Digital Storytelling. You can get to the recordings of those by clicking on the Web Archive link.

You can see all our upcoming events by clicking on the Events tab. The next TechTalk topic is Using Wikis. We've got lots more topics to cover in the next few months - technology, pedagogy, content knowledge, all sorts of fun stuff! Any ideas on additional topics or feedback you have would be greatly appreciated! Kim
At 10:56am on May 7, 2009, Mary Henton said…
Hi, Christi,
Would you be willing to share a little bit about your work with middle school teachers? Do they come to the observatory for staff development? for curriculum development? to participate in research? Can you share a an example or story about something a teacher has done as a result of engagement with the observatory?
At 1:33pm on May 6, 2009, Tom Jenkins said…
Hi Christi. Welcome. Im looking at your avatar and trying to figure it out. Where were you at? Looks cool. Please feel free to tell us a little about yourself and things that you are looking to take from the site.



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