Ch. 3 Additional Resources

Chapter 3 is written especially for professional developers planning to use CTS in their work with teachers. It summarizes key information about research on effective professional development for science teachers and provides overall tips and strategies for using CTS in professional development.

Additional Resources:

CTS Wall Poster: Wall Poster of the CTS Learning Cycle of Inquiry, Study, and Reflection – Enlarge this graphic to create a wall poster that marks each stage in the CTS Learning Cycle as participants work through a full CTS topic study.

CTS Poster Sessions are a nice way for individuals or small groups to present their CTS findings at a professional development session or display them in a faculty room or other setting where CTS results can be shared and communicated with other audiences. Below are examples of science CTS posters created by K-12 Fellows in the Maine Governor’s Academy for Science and Mathematics Education Leadership.