Activate Learning - Next GEN PET

Faculty Online Learning Community for NGP

The Next Gen PET FOLC is a community of faculty improving their instruction, conducting classroom research, and studying the development of student thinking in the context of physics or physical science courses for preservice elementary teachers using the Next Generation Physical Science and Everyday Thinking curriculum.

Why join the Next Gen PET FOLC?

  • If you appreciate the complexity of the learning process, value students’ deep engagement with core concepts, and want to explore the development of prospective elementary teachers’ thinking about physical science ideas and practices.
  • If you are committed to actively engaging students, and becoming better instructors of prospective elementary teachers
  • If you are interested in the opportunity for research in your own classrooms and those of colleagues in a large community of implementers

Get in Touch With Us.

National Science Foundation
Chevron Human Energy
S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation

This project is funded by the National Science Foundation IUSE program, DUE-1626496. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.