Latest Events and Workshops

✸THIS IS AN UPCOMING OPPORTUNITY✸
Session Begins August 3, 2020

Are you looking for ways to build your own and your students’ understanding of the key components of computational fluency?
Do you want to gain access to numerous routines, activities and resources to support students’ flexibility in their approaches to operating with whole numbers, fractions and decimals? ... View Event
Do you want to hone or create a plan for creating a community of reflective, collaborative and inquisitive learners? ... View Event
Phenomena-based science encourages students to ask questions, discover connections, and design models to make sense of what they observe. What does this look like in the K-4 classroom? In this 3-part, real-time virtual workshop you will become familiar with instructional strategies for phenomena-based science learning. ... View Event

✸THIS IS AN UPCOMING OPPORTUNITY✸
August 10-13, 2020

Are you looking for NGSS-designed units to teach with or learn from? Are you looking for strategies, materials, and approaches that can be used in-person or during remote learning? During this virtual workshop we will explore four different open source NGSS-designed units, highlighting key NGSS strategies or techniques written into each unit. We will showcase how to transition these units to be taught in a variety of formats (in-person, in small groups, virtually, or asynchronously). Example units will be selected based on participant grade levels of subject areas (physical science, life science, earth and space science).
*Please register at least two weeks in advance to allow for adequate time to select units and mail supply kits. ... View Event
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On January 24th, 2020, Mrs. Marci Train, a teacher at the two-room Long Island School in Maine's Casco Bay, set ...
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