Ceramic Tech Chat
Ceramic Tech Chat
Aug 11, 2021
Teaching science through experience: Adelle Schade
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Sometimes the best way to learn is through doing something yourself. Adelle Schade, director of the Science Research Institute at Albright College, describes the importance of experiential learning in science education, her journey to founding SRI, and some of the student successes from the program so far.

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About the guest
Adelle Schade is dean of precollege and summer programs at Albright College in Pennsylvania and director of the Science Research Institute at Albright. She started SRI a little over six years ago at Conrad Weiser High School, and the program has now expanded to Albright College to accommodate more students and teachers. Schade credits the late Ted Day for his "huge" influence on the program.

About ACerS
Founded in 1898, The American Ceramic Society is the leading professional membership organization for scientists, engineers, researchers, manufacturers, plant personnel, educators, and students working with ceramics and related materials.

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