Next Generation Science Standards
Two Introductory Sessions
TWO DATES, EACH FOCUSING ON A DIFFERENT GRADE RANGE, ARE AVAILABLE:
Day 1, March 22, 2016: Examine and Apply Next Generation Science Standards for Grades K-8 Teachers and Administrators
Day 2, March 23,2016 : Examine and Apply Next Generation Science Standards for Grades 9-12 Teachers and Administrators
About the Workshop:
Educators are challenged with making sense of a variety of standards documents. How can we interweave the expectations of the NH Standards, the Next Gen. Science Standards, and the Common Core Standards-ELA and Mathematics for a more cohesive design?
This session will examine the complexities and opportunities the “new standards” provide. It is intended for educators who are at the beginning stages of understanding the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) – or – for leaders who would like to share the information with colleagues/staff back in their workplace.
As a result of attending, Participants will:
- Understand how the NGSS is organized and formatted for reference;
- Describe online tools and resources available to help implement the NGSS;
- Experience a lesson that incorporates the NGSS practices, and
- Establish their next steps for classroom application.
8:30 am Registration
9:00 am Welcome and introductions
9:15 am Introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Connections to the Common Core
11:15 am NGSS Tools and Resources
11:45 am Lunch
12:30 pm NGSS Tools and Resources (contd)
1:00 pm An Example of an “NGSS Lesson”
2:00 pm Applying to Your Classroom: integrating what you have learned, next steps
3:00 pm Adjourn
About the Presenter
Joyce Tugel is a K-12 STEM Education Specialist at the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance (MMSA). Her work is primarily focused on teacher leadership, professional development in the areas of science curriculum, instruction and formative assessment, and implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards. Joyce is a co-author of two books in the NSTA Press Uncovering Student Ideas in Science series and editor of Notes from the Field – Teaching for Conceptual Change: Uncovering Student Thinking in Science Through Action Research. Prior to coming to the MMSA in 2005, Joyce was a science professional development specialist at the TERC Eisenhower Regional Alliance for five years and taught high school chemistry and physical science for ten years. Prior to receiving her science teaching certification, Joyce was a researcher in environmental biogeochemistry at the University of New Hampshire.
Joyce serves on the National Science Education Leadership Association Board of Directors, and has served as the National Science Teachers Association District II Director and Professional Development Division Director. She is a Fellow of the National Academy for Science and Mathematics Education Leadership. During her accomplished teaching career, Joyce received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Secondary Science Teaching, the Milken Foundation National Distinguished Educator Award, and the New England Institute of Chemists Secondary Teaching Award. Joyce received her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Microbiology from the University of New Hampshire.
Check-in and continental breakfast starts at 8:30 am
Presentation starts at 9:00
Lunch at SERESC
Adjourn: 3:00 pm
Participants will receive a certificate of attendance for 5 contact hours
Early Registration Discounted Cost: $195.00, if registered by March 9, 2016---Enter discount code: early*registration
Registration ends March 16, 2016
Click here to register for March 22: Grade K-8 teachers and administrators
Click here to register for March 23: Grade 9-12 teachers and administrators
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