Wendy Binder

I am a Program Director professional learning in the NSTA Integrated Programs division. My passion is STEM Integration that benefits all students! Prior to my work with NSTA, I was a K--8 science teacher and specialist for nine years and then worked at the Smithsonian Science Education Center as a curriculum developer for Science and Technology for Children (STC) after which i was the center's senior program director for the LASER Initiative promoting science ed reform nation wide.

Location

VA

Affiliation

National Science Teachers Association

Recent Posts by Wendy

Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:01 AM in GE Foundation K-12 STEM Intergration Conference
Dear Educators,   It is a pleasure to invite you to for the GE Foundation’s 9 th K-12 STEM Integration Conference in Cocoa Beach , Florida on July 15-20, 2018.  This year the conference is focused on K-12 and is designed to explore effective practices in STEM education to assist educators, schools and districts in creating a vision and plan for an integrated STEM education for all s...

Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:01 AM in GE Foundation K-12 STEM Intergration Conference
Dear Educators ,   It is a pleasure to invite you to for the GE Foundation’s 9 th K-12 STEM Integration Conference in Cocoa Beach , Florida on July 15-20, 2018.  This year the conference is focused on K-12 and is designed to explore effective practices in STEM education to assist educators, schools and districts in creating a vision and plan for an integrated STEM education for all s...

Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:00 AM in GE Foundation K-12 STEM Intergration Conference
Dear Educators,   It is a pleasure to invite you to for the GE Foundation’s 9 th K-12 STEM Integration Conference in Cocoa Beach , Florida on July 15-20, 2018.  This year the conference is focused on K-12 and is designed to explore effective practices in STEM education to assist educators, schools and districts in creating a vision and plan for an integrated STEM education for all s...





Recent Public Collections by Wendy


Assessment for Middle School

11 Resources

This is a BEGINNING Intro to assessments that support STEM. The Learning Center has MANY assessment collections built by members and NSTA staff. Look through all the collections to pick what interests you to inform your practice. Many NSTA member files contain personal files called USER Files. These often have excellent examples and info from other resources on the web.



"A" Is for Assessment
Type: Journal Article
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Planning NGSS-Based Instruction: Where Do You Start?
Type: Journal Article
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Introduction to NGSS: Focus on Elementary

15 Resources

What is the vision for Elementary Instruction that is focused on NGSS? These resources include journal articles, web seminars, book chapters and a curriculum unit that collectively provide a substantive introduction to help you select your beginning steps toward implementing the NGSS.



Sound_Unit_Fourth_Grade.pdf
Type: User uploaded resource



Engaging Students in the Scientific Practices of Explanation and Argumentation
Type: Journal Article
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GE Foundation Bridging the Gap 2015

27 Resources

Program Collection for GE Foundations Summer Conference 2015: Bridging the Gap: Success for Tomorrow with STEM Skills Today



Video CTE
Type: User uploaded resource



Monday Session The Workforce of Tomorrow , Claudia Cosoreanu, GE Energy.pdf
Type: User uploaded resource