Supporting the Implementation of NGSS: NARST Researchers' Perspectives on Equity

This web seminar took place on February 10, 2015, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastern time. The presenters were Alejandro José Gallard Martínez, Professor and Goizueta Distinguished Chair Georgia Southern University and Center Director of Georgia Center for Educational Renewal, Felicia Moore Mensah,Associate Professor Science Education Program Coordinator Teachers College, Columbia University and Wesley Pitts, Associated Professor Science Education Program Coordinator Lehman College,Bronx, NY.

The web seminar began with an overview of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in relation to equity. The session's learning objectives were to gain a broader understanding of diversity and equity in science education, to explore the implications for a systems approach to address diversity and equity in the implementation of NGSS, to establish a definition of equity for self, and to share examples of diversity and equity within our practices. The web seminar closed with the sharing of resources for teaching in relation to equity in science in education.

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A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' My PD Record and Certificate area in the NSTA Learning Center for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.

Thanks to the participants and the presenter for the learning opportunity, the interactions, and a job well done!

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Underwritten by NARST: A Worldwide Organization for Improving Science Teaching and Learning Through Research.