Nominate a Teacher for the 2017 Kevin McCarthy Education Innovation Award!

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by Ciera Akins

Please nominate a teacher for the Kevin McCarthy Education Innovation Award who is involved in one of more of GMRI's education programs! This teacher should exemplify the qualities and principles of Kevin McCarthy, Unuum's retired CEO, described below. The nomination form can be found here:

https://goo.gl/forms/sKC3ueFOmBKvWLkc2

GMRI's Education Principles:

1. Equal access - The teacher provides learning experiences so that all students have equal access to learning.

2. Authentic science experiences - The teacher's classroom and curriculum provide opportunities for students to experience authentic science by taking on the role of scientists.

3. Interest, Understanding, Connection - The teacher's classroom and curriculum provide opportunities for students to gain understanding of and interests in science content, science practices, 21st century skills, and their own connection to science.

4. Designing for engagement - The teacher provides engaging experiences for his/her students.

5. Reflective Practice - The teacher is reflective, iterative, and also supports his/her students in being so as well.

Kevin McCarthy's Leadership Qualities:

A commitment to excellence, persistence, selflessness, and creativity.

You have until March 17th to nominate. Feel free to send this along to others who may have nominations.

Thank you!



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