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Why is it important?
To organize campus groups around TU's mission and provide students an opportunity to not only learn fly casting and fly tying but to also participate in off-campus volunteer activities on the members' home waters.
Colorado College, Colorado Mountain College (Steamboat), Colorado University (Boulder), Fort Lewis College, Adams State University
University of Alabama, California Polytechnic State University, Sacramento State University, Ferris State University, St. Mary’s University, Winona State University, University of Nevada, Reno, Appalachian State University, Western Carolina University, Miami University, Clemson University, Furman University, Wofford University, James Madison University, University of Virginia, Virginia Military Institute, Washington & Lee University, University of Wisconsin, Madison, University of Wyoming
Step 1: Connect with interest students and/or staff.
Step 2: Identify a student leader.
Step 3: Work with student leader to become registered as a student organization and develop an executive board.
Step 4: Assist in student outreach activities to generate interest.
Step 5: Work with club to develop activities to engage students in conservation and fly fishing.
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“Tell me and I’ll forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I’ll understand.” –Chinese Proverb
-Driven by students questions
-Instructors are coaches, guides, and facilitators
-Students are active, inquiring participants rather than passive observers.
- Students collect, synthesize, and analyze information, then conduct targeted research and work with others to employ that newfound knowledge.
This program is a set of 5 preliminary, sequential, grounding activities to be used as an introduction to a wider more comprehensive and inclusive CTU Stream Explorers program.
A few basic premises provide the underpinning for this program and following them is crucial to its ultimate success;
Activity 1: River Critters
Activity 2: Investigating Macroinvertebrate Behavior
Activity 3: Fish Response to Temperature
Activity 4: Fly Tying
Activity 5: Fishing
Research suggests that preparing today’s students for the workplace requires a learning environment that allows them to explore real-life situations and problems (Levy and Munane, 2004; Partnership for 21st Century Skills, 2004).
Benefits of Inquiry-Based Education
Example Supporting Research
Boaler Study (1997,1998)
Example Supporting Research
Garcia, 1993; Knapp, 1995; Braddock and McPartland, 1993
Investigating Macroinvertebrate Behavior
Bringing Stream Explorers to Your Community
Boaler, J. (1997), Experiencing Schoool Mathematics: Teaching Styles, Sex, and Settings, Open University Press, Buckingham UK.
Boaler, J. (1998), “Open and Closed mathematics: Student Experiences and Understandings”, Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 41-62.
Braddock, J.H. and J.M. McPartland (1993), “The Education of Early Adolescents”, in L. Darling-Hammond (ed.), Review of Research in Education 19, American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.
Dumont, Hanna, David Istance, and Francisco Benavides. Nature of Learning: Using Research to Inspire Practice. Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2010. Www.keeppeek.com. Web. 17 Apr. 2012.
Garcia, E. (1993), “Language, Culture, and Education”, in L. Darling-Hammond (ed.), Review of Research in Education 19, American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.
Knapp, M.S. (ed.)(1995), Teaching for Meaning in High-Poverty Classrooms, Teachers College Press, New York.
Levy, F. and R. Murnane (2004), The New Division of Labor:How Computers Are Creating the Next Job Market, Princeton University Press, Princeton NJ.
Partnership for 21st Century Skills (2004), Learning for the 21st Century, Washington, DC, available at www.21stcenturyskills.org.