UM-Dearborn Teacher Academy workshop geared toward preparing participants for the Integrate Science Michigan Teacher Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC)

November 13, 2008

DEARBORN / Nov. 13, 2008---The School of Education at the University of Michigan-Dearborn will host “Everything You Need to Know About Passing the Integrated Science Michigan Teacher Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) But Were Afraid to Ask” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6 in Room 270 of the campus’s Fairlane Center South building.

The program is part of the School’s Teacher Academy series.

Participants will learn to identify and correct weaknesses in scientific knowledge to prepare for the Integrated Science MTTC. They will learn test-taking strategies to use with the exam, time-management techniques to complete a sample exam within a time limit and develop a plan for preparing for the exam and day of the test.

Presenters will include UM-Dearborn science education Prof. Gail Luera and UM-Dearborn physics Prof. Paul Zitzewitz.

The workshop is geared toward elementary and secondary pre-service and in-service educators who are in integrated science programs and are interested in improving their MTTC Integrated Science test scores. Registration is $100 for the general public and $60 for students or UM-Dearborn alumni. After Dec. 1, the workshop fee will be $125 for the general public and $75 for students and UM-Dearborn alumni.

The workshop also may be taken for two undergraduate or graduate credits. Please contact Judy Garfield, academic services secretary, at 313-593-5385 for more information on tuition and registration procedures for academic credit.

For more information about the program, contact Becky Nauss at 313-593-1181 or via e-mail at beckydn@umd.umich.edu.

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