Science Sampler

Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies & Instructional Routines

Are you a science enthusiast looking to take your teaching skills to the next level? Look no further than our exciting series of three 2-hour virtual sessions!

Start off with “Making Sense of Our World: The Case for Using Anchoring Phenomena,” where we’ll dive into the power of anchor phenomena to connect students to their community and interests and help them make sense of the world around them.

Next up is “How Students Learn: Using Storyline Routines in Science Teaching,” where you’ll learn key principles for motivating your students to take the next steps in building their science knowledge independently and with peers.

Finally, we’ll explore “Equitable Discussion: Using Productive Talk to Build Understanding and Classroom Culture,” where you’ll discover the power of productive talk for developing student understanding, promoting civil discourse, and creating a classroom culture of belonging.

This series is perfect for both formal and informal educators, administrators, school board members, and community members who are passionate about elevating the quality of science education. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to take your teaching skills to the next level!


Thursday, March 28 • Thursday, April 4 • Friday, April 12

4:00–6:00 PM

Participant Cost: $250

Registration deadline: March 21

**Unfortunately, MMSA’s Spring Science Sampler has been canceled. To learn more about MMSA’s current professional learning offerings, visit our Science Workshop page.**

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