Archive: Teaching NGSS in K-5: Making Meaning through Discourse, July 29, 2015

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This web seminar took place on July 29, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Eastern time. Presenters were Carla Zembal-Saul, (Penn State University), Mary Starr, (Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network), and Kathy Renfrew (Vermont Agency of Education).

After a brief introduction by NSTA's Ted Willard about the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), Zembal-Saul, Starr, and Renfrew gave context to the NGSS specifically for K-5 teachers, discussing three-dimensional learning, performance expectations, and background information on the NGSS framework for K-5. The presenters also gave a number of examples and tips on how to approach NGSS with students, and took participants' questions. The web seminar ended with the presentation of a number of recommended NSTA resources for participants to explore.

Please visit the main web page of this program to see the description and find links to the biographical information about the presenter(s).


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