Dr. Mary Jo Grdina, School of Education conducts workshops for high school teachers in India

Dr. Mary Jo Grdina, an associate professor in the School of Education of Drexel University, received an International Leadership in Education Program (IEP/ILEP) grant implemented through IREX. She recently conducted a series of workshops for 53 high school science teachers in Chennai, India (June 22-26, 2009.) The presentation, Improving Science Curriculum and Instruction: Incorporating Inquiry and Literacy Goals in Science Education Frameworks, introduced Indian teachers to inquiry-based instruction, the 5E model for lesson planning, Backward Design and higher order thinking skills. This was funded by IREX under the International Educators’ Program (IEP) and International Leadership in Education Program (ILEP) Small Grants Program...more


    Mary Jo Grdina

Dr. Mary Jo Grdina in India