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Anisha Campbell <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 11:37:22 -0400
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Subject: $!50 Scholarship to Try Teaching

TLPL 101!  Inquiry Teaching in an Elementary School (1 cr)

The course requires that you observe a local elementary school teacher twice
and then teach two science or math lessons.  Yes, that's correct.  You are
required to be in the elementary school a total of four times during the
semester.  You will teach students using hands-on activities.  We suggest
that you allow a 3-hour window to include travel time, set-up, and wrap-up
when teaching the lessons.  All of the schools are on the UM shuttle line.  A
background check is required.  TLPL 101 meets for one-hour and twenty minutes
once a week.

Why this course?
a.  $150 scholarship if you complete the course with a “B” or higher
b.  No obligation;  by taking TLPL 101, it doesn’t mean you have to enroll
in the teaching program;  you can receive the $150 without any obligation
c.  Give back to your community;  all field experiences done in local schools
with diverse populations
d.  Improve your oral communication skills; you will have the opportunity to
teach elementary school students two science or two math lessons
e.  Transportation is not an issue; all schools where you will do your field
placements are on the UM shuttle or accessible by the metro bus
f.  Share your passion for science and math;  your lesson could inspire the
next generation of scientists and mathematicians;  UM undergraduates have
heard students after their lessons say , “I like science now…I didn’t
know it could be fun.”
g.  “Beef up” your resume and applications to professional schools;
professional schools are looking for STEM students that have something
special to offer; your unique experiences in TLPL 101 would be great to talk
about in an interview

Contact Person: Anisha Campbell
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Contact Phone Number: 301-405-0645
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