Teachers are key scientific and technological training of their students, which is why oven ³ Interactive Center of Science and Technology, in strategic alliance with CINVESTAV Monterrey Unit and the Ministry of Education , developed this diploma .
The Diploma in Skills for Science Education is enrolled in the National Catalogue of Professional Advancement and Continuing Education for Basic Education Teachers in Service 2012-2013.
The aim is :
i . Bringing basic education teachers a solid understanding of contemporary scientific issues related to the official curriculum .
ii . Promote the development of teaching skills for educational planning , developing explanations , observations, evidence and representations in the classroom.
iii . Integrate scientific knowledge , mathematical and pedagogical content addressed.
iv . To guide teachers to develop, as a result of the diploma , a portfolio of evidence to the classroom implementation . This portfolio is formed into deliverables session to session and at the end of each module.
v . Also included didactic sequences , applications of each topic to the classroom, classroom projects , discussion of science articles and science teaching and evidence of application.
120 hours distributed as follows:
· 42 hours classroom sessions divided into 14 three-hour
· 16 hour reading
· 24 hours transfer to classroom practice
· 15 hours online counseling
· 23 hours building portfolio of evidence
The areas of knowledge :
saw . Study of life
vii . Matter and Energy
viii . Environmental education for sustainability
ix . New technologies in the classroom
This Diploma starts in three periods during the school year, August, January and April.