Fwd: Embrace the value of face-to-face PD with NSTA in Phoenix
Mansel A NelsonEnvironmental Education Outreach Program928 523 1275
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Embrace the value of face-to-face meetings with leading experts at NSTA’s Conference on Science Education in Phoenix, Dec. 3-5. Presentations to inspire will include veteran NPR science correspondent and award-winning TV journalist Ira Flatow’s Talking Science in a Science-challenged World, and Senior Program Director, Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance and author Page Keeley’s, Putting the "Science" into Professional Learning Communities. And that is just the beginning of the wealth of experts in professional development leading workshops, seminars, institutes and sessions to stimulate your imagination, build your skills, enhance your teaching strategies and nurture your passion. Register by October 23 and save.
Check out a sample of our diverse offerings:
Reading and Writing Happen in Science, Too! - Enhance student literacy with easy-to-incorporate reading and writing strategies—Bull's Eye, Chalk Talk, and Talking to the Text. (Middle)
Houston, We Have a Solution—Experience an amazing journey as you sit in the command module, talk to mission control, and take part in a space simulation that will leave your students wanting more. (Elementary-Middle)
Helping High School Students Write Their Own Scientific Experiments—Writing lab experiments can be a huge leap for students accustomed to cookbook-style labs. Learn strategies to help your students develop high-quality scientific experiments. (High)
Science Night for Dummies—Engage the entire community in the processes and discoveries of science with family science night. We'll look at activities, themes, who should be involved, and advertising. (General)
Forensic Science: The Context for Integration—See how forensic cases can set the stage for integration in your curriculum and motivate your students with real-world applications. (Middle-High)
Reflective Assessment Technique: Fifteen Minutes to Improved Instruction—Learn a quick assessment technique that pinpoints what students need to learn next—without giving a quiz. See how it improved student performance and teacher practice in a national study. (Elementary-Middle)
Don’t forget day long programs, the Exhibit Hall, graduate credit for program attendance and networking. It will all happen in Phoenix with field trips to the Grand Canyon and Montezuma Castle that will truly capture the essence of the city.
Visit http://www.nsta.org/conferences/2009pho/?lid=con&lid=conph20091002 for more details and to register.
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