STEMccm Timeline

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Timeline

2012

Planning and Development

Planning and Development
This year focused on learning NetLogo, implementing modeling into high school courses, and establishing a pedagogical framework on which to build the workshop series the following summer. Team Members: Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, Dick Farnsworth, Project Coordinator, Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher, Richard Newton, High School Math Teacher, and Jon Fuller, Teacher Intern.
2013

Teacher Research Academy Level 1

Teacher Research Academy Level 1
TRA Level 1 focused on connecting modeling to curriculum standards and coding skills. 15 High School Science and Math Teacher Participants learned how to use and code models in NetLogo, toured laboratory facilities, and built several models. Team Members: Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, Dick Farnsworth, Project Coordinator, Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher, Richard Newton, High School Math Teacher, and Jon Fuller, Teacher Intern.

Teacher Research Academy Level 2

Teacher Research Academy Level 2
TRA Level 2 focused on implementing modeling and NetLogo through the development of standards driven models. Approximately 10 High School Science and Math Teachers Participated. Team Members: Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, Dick Farnsworth, Project Coordinator, Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher, Richard Newton, High School Math Teacher, and Jon Fuller, Teacher Intern.
2014

Imagineering Computer Modeling and Simulation

Imagineering Computer Modeling and Simulation
Two cohorts of elementary and middle school students attended four workshops on NetLogo and simulation, using models and learning to code. Approximately 60 elementary and middle school students participated. Team Members: Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, and Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher.

Expanding Your Horizons

Expanding Your Horizons
During fast paced 2 hour workshops, groups of middle and high school girls were introduced to computational modeling and coding. Approximately 50 middle school and high school girls participated. Team Members: Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, and Richard Newton, High School Math Teacher.

SIMMS Intensive Summer Level 1

SIMMS Intensive Summer Level 1
SIMMS Level 1 focused on connecting modeling to curriculum standards and coding skills. Participants learned how to use and code models in NetLogo, toured laboratory facilities, and built several models. Participants continued their training through the following school year with two lesson study cycles. Approximately 57 high school science and math teachers participated. Team Members: Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher, Richard Newton, High School Math Teacher, Jon Fuller, Teacher Intern, Kirk Brown, Project Coordinator, Brett States, Project Coordinator, Debbie Williams, Project Coordinator, Joana Abala, Project Coordinator, Dennis Parker, University of the Pacific Math Department Chair, Jim Hetrick, University of the Pacific Physics Department Chair, Jon Mayberry, University of the Pacific Professor, Elizabeth Basha, University of the Pacific Professor, Sarah Merz, University of the Pacific Professor, Debra Schneider, TUSD, Mark Condit, SJCOE, James Price, University of the Pacific, Joshua Abraham, Student Intern, and Miguel Taruc, Student Intern.

Teacher Research Academy Level 1

Teacher Research Academy Level 1
TRA Level 1 focused on connecting modeling to curriculum standards and coding skills. Participants learned how to use and code models in NetLogo, toured laboratory facilities, and built several models. Approximately 15 high school science and math teachers participated. Team Members: Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, Joanna Abala, Project Coordinator, Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher, Richard Newton, High School Math Teacher, and Jon Fuller, Teacher Intern.

Teacher Research Academy Level 2

Teacher Research Academy Level 2
TRA Level 2 focused on implementing modeling and NetLogo through the development of standards driven models. Approximately 10 high school science and math teachers participated. Team Members: Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, Joanna Abala, Project Coordinator, Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher, Richard Newton, High School Math Teacher, and Jon Fuller, Teacher Intern.

Teacher Research Academy Level 3

Teacher Research Academy Level 3
High school students were introduced to the Carbon Cycle by climate scientists, tours of research facilities, and collaborative research. Students built and presented a dynamic Carbon Cycle model incorporating their research findings. Approximately 10 high school students participated. Team Members: Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, Joanna Abala, Project Coordinator, Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher, Richard Newton, High School Math Teacher, and Robin Groch, High School Science Teacher.

Teacher Research Academy at CSU, CalPoly

Teacher Research Academy at CSU, CalPoly
TRA CalPoly focused on connecting modeling to curriculum standards and coding skills. Participants learned how to use and code models in NetLogo, toured laboratory facilities, and built several models. Approximately 20 high school science and math teachers participated. Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, Joanna Abala, Project Coordinator, John Keller, CSU, CalPoly, Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher, and Richard Newton, High School Math Teacher.

Teacher Research Academy at UC, Merced

Teacher Research Academy at UC, Merced
TRA UC Merced focused on connecting modeling to curriculum standards and coding skills. Participants learned how to use and code models in NetLogo, toured laboratory facilities, and built several models. Approximately 20 high school science and math teachers participated. Team Members: Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, Joanna Abala, Project Coordinator, Michael Boykin, High School Math Teacher, and Jon Fuller, Teacher Intern.
2015

Imagineering Computer Modeling and Simulation

Imagineering Computer Modeling and Simulation
Six cohorts of elementary and middle school students attended four workshops on NetLogo and simulation, using models and learning to code. Approximately 150 elementary and middle school students participated. Team Members: Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, and Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher.

Expanding Your Horizons

Expanding Your Horizons
During fast paced 2 hour workshops, groups of middle and high school girls were introduced to computational modeling and coding. Approximately 50 middle school and high school girls participated. Team Members: Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, Kailey Sarmiento, High School Student, and Ryan Twisselman, High School Student

Montessori Coding Camp

Montessori Coding Camp
During bi-weekly after school sessions, groups of students were introduced to computational modeling and coding. Approximately 15 primary and elementary school students participated. Team Members: Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher.

SIMMS Intensive Summer Level 2

SIMMS Intensive Summer Level 2
SIMMS Level 2 focused on implementing modeling and NetLogo through the development of standards driven models. Participants helped facilitate the building of the STEMccm website by building lesson plans. Participants continued their training through the following school year with two lesson study cycles. Approximately 57 high school science and math teachers participated. Team Members: Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher, Richard Newton, High School Math Teacher, Jon Fuller, Teacher Intern, Kirk Brown, Project Coordinator, Brett States, Project Coordinator, Debbie Williams, Project Coordinator, Joana Abala, Project Coordinator, Dennis Parker, University of the Pacific Math Department Chair, Jim Hetrick, University of the Pacific Physics Department Chair, Jon Mayberry, University of the Pacific Professor, Elizabeth Basha, University of the Pacific Professor, Dan Cliburn, University of the Pacific Professor, Debra Schneider, TUSD, James Price, University of the Pacific, Joshua Abraham, Student Intern, and Miguel Taruc, Student Intern.

Teacher Research Academy Level 1

Teacher Research Academy Level 1
TRA Level 1 focused on connecting modeling to curriculum standards and coding skills. Participants learned how to use and code models in NetLogo, toured laboratory facilities, and built several models. Approximately 15 high school science and math teachers participated. Team Members: Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, Joanna Abala, Project Coordinator, Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher, and Richard Newton, High School Math Teacher.

Teacher Research Academy Level 2

Teacher Research Academy Level 2
TRA Level 2 focused on implementing modeling and NetLogo through the development of standards driven models. Approximately 10 high school science and math teachers participated. Team Members: Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, Joanna Abala, Project Coordinator, Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher, and Richard Newton, High School Math Teacher.

Teacher Research Academy Level 3

Teacher Research Academy Level 3
High school students were introduced to the Carbon Cycle by climate scientists, tours of research facilities, and collaborative research. Students built and presented a dynamic Carbon Cycle model incorporating their research findings. Approximately 10 high school students participated. Team Members: Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, Joanna Abala, Project Coordinator, Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher, and Richard Newton, High School Math Teacher.

Teacher Research Academy at CSU Cal Poly

Teacher Research Academy at CSU Cal Poly
TRA CalPoly focused on connecting modeling to curriculum standards and coding skills. Participants learned how to use and code models in NetLogo, toured laboratory facilities, and built several models. Approximately 20 high school science and math teachers participated. Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, Joanna Abala, Project Coordinator, John Keller, CSU, CalPoly, Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher, and Richard Newton, High School Math Teacher.

SJCOE Coding Bootcamp

SJCOE Coding Bootcamp
Two cohorts of middle school students were introduced to NetLogo and coding through a game corporation paradigm. Approximately 50 middle school students participated. Team Members: Steve Calahan, High School Science Teacher, and Thi Ngo, High School Science Teacher.
2016

TEACHER RESEARCH ACADEMY LEVEL 1

TEACHER RESEARCH ACADEMY LEVEL 1
TRA Level 1 focused on connecting modeling to curriculum standards and coding skills. Participants learned how to use and code models in NetLogo, toured laboratory facilities, and built several models. Approximately 8 high school science and math teachers participated. Team Members: Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, Joanna Abala, Project Coordinator, Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher, and Richard Newton, High School Math Teacher.

TEACHER RESEARCH ACADEMY LEVEL 2

TEACHER RESEARCH ACADEMY LEVEL 2
TRA Level 2 focused on implementing modeling and NetLogo through the development of standards driven models. Several high school science and math teachers participated. Team Members: Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, Joanna Abala, Project Coordinator, Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher, and Richard Newton, High School Math Teacher.

SIMMS INTENSIVE SUMMER LEVEL 3

SIMMS INTENSIVE SUMMER LEVEL 3
SIMMS Level 3 focused on dissemination of modeling and NetLogo through the development of standards driven models and lessons. Participants helped facilitate the building of the STEMccm website by building lesson plans. Approximately 57 high school science and math teachers participated. Team Members: Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher, Richard Newton, High School Math Teacher, Jon Fuller, Teacher Intern, Kirk Brown, Project Coordinator, Brett States, Project Coordinator, Debbie Williams, Project Coordinator, Joana Abala, Project Coordinator, Dennis Parker, University of the Pacific Math Department Chair, Jim Hetrick, University of the Pacific Physics Department Chair, Jon Mayberry, University of the Pacific Professor, Elizabeth Basha, University of the Pacific Professor, Dan Cliburn, University of the Pacific Professor, Debra Schneider, TUSD, James Price, University of the Pacific, Colin Axner, Student Intern, and Pallavi Adapa, Student Intern.

TEACHER RESEARCH ACADEMY LEVEL 3

TEACHER RESEARCH ACADEMY LEVEL 3
High school students were introduced to the Delta Water System by research scientists, tours of research facilities, and collaborative research. Students built and presented a dynamic computational model incorporating their research findings. Approximately 20 high school students participated. Team Members: Vic Castillo, Laboratory Scientist, Joanna Abala, Project Coordinator, Dean Reese, High School Science Teacher, Rodger Johnson, High School Science Teacher, Richard Newton, High School Math Teacher, Crystal Wong, High School Math Teacher, and Melody McGill, High School Science Teacher.

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