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Saturday, April 17
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
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Phenomena to Scenario: Intentionally Moving from Inquiry to STEM Application

Engage in this interactive session to find out how the idea of anchoring to a phenomena to begin a STEM unit lays out a plan for helping students to see how science impacts their community.

Takeaways: 1. Understand why the scenario helps students connect the phenomena to their own community/ global issues; 2. Show how to move from the unit phenomena introduction to the crafting the storyline for the student learning; and 3. Teachers will have a chance to practice developing their own scenario based on a given phenomena.

Speakers

Jo Anne Vasquez (Rocks to Rainbows, LLC: Gilbert, AZ), Michael Comer (Savvas Learning Co.: Paramus, NJ)

Presenter Materials for this Session:
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Vasquez.Comer_WHERE Model Template_NSTA Engage Spring21 .pdf
Phenomena to Scenario Planning Form_04.2021.pdf

Wednesday, April 21
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
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Phenomena to Scenario: Intentionally Moving from Inquiry to STEM Application

Engage in this interactive session to find out how the idea of anchoring to a phenomena to begin a STEM unit lays out a plan for helping students to see how science impacts their community.

Takeaways: 1. Understand why the scenario helps students connect the phenomena to their own community/ global issues; 2. Show how to move from the unit phenomena introduction to the crafting the storyline for the student learning; and 3. Teachers will have a chance to practice developing their own scenario based on a given phenomena.

Speakers

Michael Comer (Savvas Learning Co.: Paramus, NJ), Jo Anne Vasquez (Rocks to Rainbows, LLC: Gilbert, AZ)

Presenter Materials for this Session:
(Please login with your NSTA account to view the materials)

Vasquez.Comer_WHERE Model Template_NSTA Engage Spring21 .pdf
Phenomena to Scenario Planning Form_04.2021.pdf

Wednesday, May 5
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
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Preservice Day Session: Using Place-Based Education to Teach Beyond the Test

Learn how to incorporate place-based learning within your instruction to allow ALL students to apply their factual knowledge in practical, meaningful ways within a relevant context.

Takeaways: 1. Construct a deeper understanding of the content presented in state curriculum standards; 2. View experiential learning events as a critical aspect of science education in their classrooms; and 3. Discover how investigations of local natural phenomena can serve as the foundation on which investigations of more distant or abstract phenomena can be constructed.

Speakers

Robbie Higdon (James Madison University: Harrisonburg, VA)

Saturday, May 8
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
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Fueling Success with Students—Win Up to $10K!

Do you impact your school and community with STEM? If you teach K–12, come learn how to apply to win one of eight Shell-supported awards.

Takeaways: 1. Learn how to apply for a Shell-sponsored award; 2. begin your application or nomination of a Shell-sponsored program and receive a prize; and 3. collaborate with past winners and judges to learn how to strengthen your application.

Speakers

Amanda Upton (NSTA: Arlington, VA), Richard Embrick (Crockett Middle School: Richmond, TX)

Presenter Materials for this Session:
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Shell Programs flyer
Instructional Method and Teaching Philosophy questions
Shell Award winner - Jose Rivas
Shell Award winner - Gary Koppelman
Shell Award winner - Kristen Poindexter