Scholarly Teaching, Active Learning, Communicating Science
ASPB is active in the Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education (V&C) movement to ‘nurture the implementation of the vision of a biology education that aligns with the reality of the rapidly changing nature of biology: a vision that demands conceptual, integrative, and critical thinking which crosses disciplinary boundaries and develops problem-solving skills and the ability to work with data at a scale previously unimaginable.’
The ASPB Master Educator Program funds Society member professional development for developing undergraduate plant biology instructional materials aligned with V&C and ASPB’s Core Concepts in Plant Biology. Deadline: late October
To apply: contact Katie@aspb.org
The ASPB Plant Biology Learning Objectives, Outreach Materials & Education Grant funds Society member projects that advance youth, student, and general public knowledge and appreciation of plant biology.
BLOOME program overviews for Higher Education Settings. See more program samples here [insert page 8.3 link] Deadline: late April
Tests a bespoke professional development (PD) model whereby teachers and scientists guide high school students in authentic science and then reflect on instructional and mentoring strategies. NSF #1502892