Planetarium director and student researcher present workshop at national astronomy conference

Dr. Sara Schultz and Erick Hernandez presented a workshop on using strategic questioning (a form of formative assessment) with both formal and informal groups to better engage and educate.  The workshop was presented to an international audience during the annual meeting of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.  Hernandez, a student in science education, developed much of the workshop during […]

Planetarium director, student staff present workshop at virtual conference

Planetarium Director Dr. Sara Schultz and science education student Erick Hernandez presented a workshop at the virtual Minnesota Science Teachers Association (MnSTA) Conference on Science Education (MnCOSE). The workshop was on using informal formative assessment in terms of assessment conversations to improve interaction with students for the sake of better understanding and retention. This is the second such workshop Schultz […]

Schultz, Hernandez present at Middle Atlantic Planetarium Society virtual conference

Planetarium director Sara Schultz and science education student Erick Hernandez presented Sept. 25 and 26 to the Middle Atlantic Planetarium Society (MAPS) annual virtual conference. Schultz presented to the members about her doctoral research on strategic questioning in the planetarium. Schultz and Hernandez presented a workshop based on that same research which Hernandez had been developing over the summer as […]