2021 Portland Area Conference

October 28-30, 2021

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FILTERS APPLIED:PreK - 5, Supporting the Social and Emotional Needs of Students Post-COVID-19


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Computer Science and SEL: A Match Made Through Computational Thinking

Friday, October 29 • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Oregon Convention Center - E145

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SEL and CS Presentation.pdf

STRAND: Supporting the Social and Emotional Needs of Students Post-COVID-19

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Link computer science and SEL through computational thinking! Make a classroom procedure integrating CS and SEL through coding and leave with resources for classroom routines.

1. A classroom-ready procedure integrating CS and SEL to immediately use with students; 2. An expanded knowledge of coding in Scratch and for those new to the tool, a baseline for its and other similar tools' uses and instructional integration; and 3. A model for coaching students through interpersonal communication using computational thinking concepts in social-emotional situations.

Erin Lark (Kognity: Stockholm, 0), Katherine Livick (Educational Service District 112: Vancouver, WA)

Supporting SEL and Meeting NGSS Standards Through Citizen Science and Schoolyard Investigations

Saturday, October 30 • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Oregon Convention Center - A103/104

STRAND: Supporting the Social and Emotional Needs of Students Post-COVID-19

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Support SEL while meeting science standards through student investigations and citizen science. Motivate students with schoolyard projects and real data with our free inquiry curriculum!

Participants will: 1. explore free resources to scaffold citizen science–inspired inquiry projects; 2. discover how outdoor learning and inquiry projects can support social and emotional learning; and 3. discuss the challenges and opportunities related to authentic scientific inquiry and how classroom teachers have successfully implemented these practices.

Jennifer Fee (The Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Ithaca, NY)

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