NSTA Engage: Spring21

May 12-8, 2021

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Teaching Evolution in the Virtual World

Wednesday, April 28 • 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

STRAND: Continuing Effective Distance Learning Strategies Post-COVID

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We are teaching students in class, at home, and in quarantine. TIES offers FREE evolution units packed with activities. Check them out at www.tieseducation.org.

1. You can teach evolution virtually, but effectively; 2. There are free online activities that can replace our more traditional active learning lessons; and 3. This session can give your students high-quality evolution instruction all in one free, downloadable unit with student response sheets, rubrics, answer keys, and assessments.

Bertha Vazquez (G. W. Carver Middle School: Miami, FL)

The Journey Back: Leveraging Data Tools and EdTech in the Post-COVID Classroom

Saturday, May 1 • 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

(Only registered attendees may view session materials. Please login with your NSTA account to view.)
DITC Coastal and Ocean Acidification Teacher Guide
Background content and lesson descriptions
DITC Coastal and Ocean Acidification Worksheets (Levels 1-5)
These worksheets (fillable PDFs) accompany the online lessons.
DITC Coastal and Ocean Acidification Worksheets ANSWERS
The answer key to the worksheets that accompany the online lessons.

STRAND: Continuing Effective Distance Learning Strategies Post-COVID

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Engage in a lesson from NOAA’s Data in the Classroom to explore some effective engagement and assessment tools and technologies for the post-COVID classroom.

1. Keep experimenting with EdTech inside and outside of your classrooms; 2. Utilize EdTech for assessment and engagement of all learners in the classroom; and 3. Access scientific data from NOAA to help students evaluate claims, construct arguments, and better understand the world around them.

Amy Dean (Jewish Community High School of the Bay: San Francisco, CA)

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