Anatomy In Clay II: Brain & Spinal cord, the neural hook-up for movement

Presentation Category: 
Health Careers
Presentation Description: 
Participants build the components of the brain and spinal cord out of brightly colored clay. Each person builds a nerve and 'hooks-up' and clay muscles to demonstrate the relationship between nerves and muscle components. Only workshop that you can attend and leave with more brains! "Learn by doing rather than by memorizing."
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Starla A. Ewan
Medical Science Instructor
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Jeff Poole
Workshops/Product Coordinator
Zahourek Systems, Inc/Hands and Mind

Funding Opportunities

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provides funding to states to replace cuts to K-12 and higher education for several purposes including teacher professional development for making progress toward rigorous college and career-ready standards.

Information links for funding professional development:

Using Recovery Funds to Drive School Reform and Improvement

AARA Title I Part A Funds

Implementing the Recovery Act

Implementation Ideas from the Field

Perkins Funding

The CCPC conference includes professional development topics for faculty, counselors, and administrators that meet requirements of the 2006 Perkins Act (Sections 122, 124, 134, and 135).

Information links for funding professional development:

Perkins IV (2006) Legislation

Perkins IV (2006) Policy Guidance