Students bring amazing intellectual resources to make
sense of natural phenomena. Come learn how to notice and leverage these
resources in your teaching.
1. identify equity dimensions of sense-making through the science and engineering practices
2. learn to see different ways students contribute to making sense of phenomena - and connect to science.
3. better appreciate that navigating multiple ways of knowing is the basic human condition, not the exception.
Michael Heinz (New Jersey Dept. of Education: Trenton, NJ), Lauren Thompson Allen (D.C. Office of the State Superintendent of Education: Washington, DC), Deb Morrison (Educator and Learning Scientist: Seattle, WA), Tana Luther (Louisiana Dept. of Education: Baton Rouge, LA)