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2022

Summer

Workshops

Learn about POGIL's philosophy and methodology at one of our Summer Workshops.  Find out how POGIL can help restructure your classroom environment and enhance student learning.

COVID-19 Virus Announcement

The POGIL Project is moving forward with several in-person workshop offerings in the summer of 2022, as well as offering virtual options. We are aware that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect in-person meetings, and will continue to monitor conditions and change/adapt our offerings as needed.
Please be aware that in the interest of everyone's health and safety, we will require all in-person workshop attendees to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination and booster prior to attending the workshopWe will follow the CDC's recommended masking protocols and may require masking of all attendees when indoors. We will review our health and safety protocols closer to the time of the workshops, and will clearly communicate our expectations to all attendees. As we approach the event, we will have a document with all pertinent information and ask you to sign your agreement to the terms of attendance.
For the most up-to-date information regarding the virus, please refer to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website, the U.S. Department of State, and the World Health Organization.
Stay safe, mask up, and wash your hands!

Workshops

Summer workshops are designed for both those who are new to POGIL and those who have previously attended a POGIL workshop.

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Fundamentals of POGIL (Virtual)

One 6-hour session in one day
or
Two 3-hour sessions over two days

This is an introductory workshop designed for those with limited or no previous exposure to POGIL pedagogy. Despite being in a virtual format, this is a very learner-centered, active-learning workshop. There will be a small homework assignment given to help participants reflect on their learning and prepare for either the second half of the day or the second day, depending on whether they attend the 1-day or 2-day workshop.

Participants will engage with teammates and workshop facilitators to…
  • Learn the essential elements of POGIL pedagogy and philosophy.
  • Observe classroom facilitation strategies that can be used in person or virtually.
  • Incorporate the development of key process skills into POGIL lessons.
  • Explore the structure of POGIL activities.
 

 

Registration

February 5 Registration has closed
May 17 & 18 Register Here
August 3 & 4 Register Here
 
$125 early bird registration (by April 1) / $175 regular registration

Activity Writing (Virtual)

Four 3-hour sessions over five days; author coaching on Thursday

This workshop is designed for experienced POGIL practitioners who have attended any one of the following: Virtual Fundamentals of POGIL workshop, a summer 3-day POGIL workshop, or a 1-day POGIL workshop. The workshop consists of several team activities and individual assignments throughout the week. Despite being in a virtual format, this is a very learner-centered, active-learning workshop. There will be small homework assignments given at the end of the first two sessions. Participants will work on writing an activity of their choice throughout the week. Facilitators will be available to provide feedback and suggestions on Thursday through individual coaching sessions as needed. Prerequisite: Virtual Fundamentals of POGIL workshop, 1-day POGIL workshop or a 3-day POGIL workshop.

Participants will engage with teammates and workshop facilitators to learn the key elements of writing POGIL activities...
  • Writing questions that follow the learning cycle.
  • Developing robust models.
  • Incorporating key process skills into activity questions.

Registration

July 25-29 Register Here

$250 early bird registration (by April 1) / $300 regular registration

Classroom Facilitation (Virtual)

4-Day workshop designed for participants who are experienced practitioners.

Despite being a virtual format, this is a very learner-centered, active learning workshop.  There will be small homework assignments given at the end of the first three sessions.  Prerequisite: Virtual Fundamentals of POGIL workshop, 1-day POGIL workshop or a 3-day POGIL workshop.

Participants will engage with teammates and workshop facilitators to
  • Develop students' process skills through POGIL classroom interactions.
  • Collect a variety of tools to help facilitate POGIL activities in the classroom.
  • Explore several methods for assessing POGIL team interactions
  • Build effective POGIL teams
  • Leverage roles to optimize POGIL team interactions

Registration

July 11-14 Register Here

$300 registration

3-Day Workshop (In-person)

Multi-track 3-Day workshop designed for participants who are both new to POGIL and experienced practitioners.  

On Day 1, participants will follow a schedule based on their POGIL experience level. Those who have never attended a POGIL workshop will attend the Fundamentals of POGIL sessions. Those who have previously attended a POGIL workshop should attend their choice of sessions (Team Formation, Intro to POGIL Labs, or another session specific to your workshop.)  On Days 2 and 3, all participants will follow a series of sessions (a track) based on their content area of interest: Activity Writing, Classroom Facilitation, or POGIL Labs. For more information on each of these tracks and to view session descriptions and outcomes, please visit this page

Registration

July 18-20 Washington Univeristy in St. Louis Register Here

$475 early bird registration (by April 1) / $525 regular registration (includes materials, lunches, and dinner)

$199 Optional On-campus Housing for 2 nights (includes breakfasts)

Two Other Opportunities

Writers' Retreat (Virtual)

Our Writers' Retreat provides an opportunity for individuals or small teams to spend focused time on developing, writing, and improving POGIL activities with the mentorship of experienced POGIL author coaches. The 4-day agenda (plus a 2-hour orientation) includes workshop sessions focused on activity authoring, feedback sessions, and ample time for writing and interacting with other authors and author coaches. For more information, contact Jen Perot at jen.perot@pogil.org.  

July 18-21 
$520 individual registration / $470 if part of team
 

Climate Justice Symposium (Virtual)

Are you concerned about the global climate crisis?  Do you want to learn more about its disproportionate effect on marginalized communities? Do you struggle with how to incorporate these topics into the courses you teach?

Come join The POGIL Project at a virtual symposium, June 13-15, 2022, dedicated to the topic of climate justice and how you can transform your classroom to address this timely and pressing issue.
This event is designed to help educators from all disciplines incorporate and address climate justice into their active-learning, action-oriented classrooms. 
June 13-15
$247 registration