Professional Development

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Beyond the Webinar: Dynamic Online STEM Professional Development

Many people associate online learning with presentation-heavy webinars.

However, recent improvements in technology have led to the development of professional development models that can be just as interactive as in-person training.

In Beyond the Webinar: Dynamic Online STEM Professional Development, Alexandra Brasili, Research Associate, Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance (MMSA), and Sue Allen, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, MMSA, offer promising practices and strategies for virtual professional development for afterschool educators.

From addressing accessible STEM professional development as a growing need and making it fully engaging to strategies for instructing, developing relationships, and conducting dynamic discussions virtually, Brasili and Allen tackle questions many have asked.

View the article in its entirety here.