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BERST Academy: Base Camp 2020

Baystate Education Research and Scholarship of Teaching Academy

2020-21 BERST Academy Base Camp 10/1 & 10/2

Base Camp Materials & Resources

Hello BERST Members! 

We are getting excited to see you all on October 1st and 2nd! Since our Virtual Base Camp is shorter than our in-person session, we are giving you some pre-work to set some foundational principles and offer additional credit hours. 

  • The pre-work will take you about 90 minutes, and it is due on Monday, September 28th by midnight. 
  • Here is the link to the Base Camp Pre-work Google Form:
  • In order to complete the pre-work, you will need to complete the required readings below.
  • You will also need to watch the YouTube video posted below.  This video will also be posted on our on our private BERST Academy Workplace page:
  • You should also plan to complete homework during Base Camp which will be assigned at the end of Day on on October 1st. Please read the materials assigned at that time ahead of activities on October 2nd. This will also require about 90 minutes of your time. 

If you have any questions about the pre-work or Base Camp, please do not hesitate to email We can’t wait to see you! 

Your BERST Faculty 


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