John Putnam

I am the Assistant Executive Director of Professional Learning at the National Science Teachers Association. As an executive in the Services Division, my role is to Direct grant programs and provide executive oversight in providing teachers and districts with professional learning opportunities.




National Science Teachers Association

Recent Posts by John

Wed Aug 06, 2014 10:39 AM in Connecting Literacy and Science with NGSS and Common Core
Ted, I have had some teachers asking recently about teaching the math common core through the context of science. Even if their state and district has not fully adopted the Next Gen Science Standards, they found the connections in the NGSS useful for finding "real life" applications to their math standards. I hope we hear something about this today. For the literacy connection, teachers ha...

Recent Public Collections by John

EMTA Resources

10 Resources

The resources provided in this collection will be utilized as the onsite EMTA homework assignments.

Type: User uploaded resource

Type: User uploaded resource

Building Ecosystems in Middle School

9 Resources

Collection of resources around developing ecosystem projects for middle school

Podcast: NGSS Core Ideas: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
Type: Podcast

Tried and True: Investigating ecosystems in a biobottle
Type: Journal Article