Promoting Active Learning Strategies(PALS)

PALS Project Timeline for Teachers

Date Activity participant? Location
12/15/2014 Registration open Yes https://stem4.mtsu.edu/pals_registration
3/15/2015 Registration closes No https://stem4.mtsu.edu/pals_registration
5/1-2/15 Start curriculum development for Peer Instruction(PI) No MTSU
6/8-17/15 Curriculum development for PI No MTSU
6/8-12/15 Curriculum development for POGIL No MTSU
6/18/2015 Project update for teachers not participating No MTSU
6/22-26/15 Professional Development (PD) for POGIL Yes MTSU
6/22-26/15 Professional Development for PI Yes MTSU
Summer 2015 Provide Pals Project EOC Biology I data* Yes
Fall 2015 Implement strategy in Biology I class(es) Yes Teacher classrooms
Fall 2015 Administer pre-test & survey to Biology I students Yes Teacher classrooms
Fall 2015 Attend 2 days of PD; one Friday and following Saturday Yes MTSU
Spring 2016 Implement strategy in Biology I class(es) Yes Teacher classrooms
Spring 2016 Administer post-test & survey to Biology I students Yes Teacher classrooms
Spring 2016 Attend 1 day of PD (on a Saturday) Yes MTSU
Summer 2016 Provide PALS Project Biology I EOC data Yes Electronic
Summer 2016 Attend 3 days of PD Yes MTSU
Fall 2016 Implement strategy in Biology I class(es) Yes Teacher classrooms
Fall 2016 Administer pre-test & survey to Biology I students Yes Teacher classrooms
Fall 2016 Attend 1 day of PD (on a Saturday) Yes MTSU
Spring 2017 Implement strategy in Biology I class(es) Yes Teacher classrooms
Spring 2017 Administer post-test & survey to Biology I students Yes Teacher classrooms
Spring 2017 Attend 1 day of PD (on a Saturday) Yes MTSU
Summer 2017 Provide PALS Project Biology I EOC data Yes Electronic
*There is a small stipend for a district data person to provide this data to the PALS project