Monday, February 11, 2013

Master of Arts in the Teaching of Earth Science

Opportunity for Seniors and Graduate Students:

Masters of Arts in the Teaching of Earth Science
Grades 7-12, Taught at the American Museum of Natural History
Deadline: Monday, February 18, 2013

The AMNH MAT is a unique, residency-based teacher education program that is designed to turn great science majors into extraordinary science teachers.  The program employs intensive mentoring and extensive use of technology to provide degree candidates with a mastery of an inquiry-based approach to teaching and learning secondary Earth and space science that demonstrates the relevance of science to students' lives.  Course work will also deepen candidates Earth and space science content knowledge.  Doctoral-level Museum scientists and educators teach all coursework.  Teacher candidates work side-by-side with mentor teachers in NYC-area middle and high schools, putting theory into practice in classroom settings throughout an entire school year. 

The AMNH MAT program includes a full scholarship for tuition as well as a $30,000 stipend over the 15 months of the program. For more information about the program and to start an application, students should visit:

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