Tuesday, July 13

Open Session

8:30 a.m.

Students’ Pathways: High School Labs and College Achievement


Philip Sadler, Harvard University

Robert Tai, University of Virginia

9:00 a.m.

Discussion of Presentation

9:45 a.m.

How Master Teachers Design and Carry Out Laboratory Experiences


Nina Hike-Teague, Curie High School, Chicago, IL

Gertrude Kerr, Howard High School, Howard County, MD

Margot Murphy, George’s Valley High School, ME

Phil Sumida, Maine West High School, Des Plaines, IL

Robert Willis, Ballou High School, Washington, DC


Questions panelists will address:

  1. Why and how do you incorporate laboratory experiences into instruction? How would you describe your specific learning goals for students in labs or lab-like situations?

  2. What are the biggest challenges to incorporating lab experiences into your instruction and could you provide a short example of how you deal with what you see as the most critical challenge?

11:15 a.m.

Open Session Adjourns

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