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Making Science Inquiry Work for Emergent
Learn how the language and structure of your inquiry
activities can produce roadblocks for emergent bilinguals, and how subtle shifts
dramatically increase engagement and success.
Takeaways: 1. A resource versus-deficit perspective and building lessons around abilities; 2. Breaking down language barriers in student-student collaborations through effective modeling; and 3. Using multiple representations in science, utilizing emergent bilingual's strength with translanguaging.
ASTE-Sponsored Session: Balancing Act: Bridging Content
Pedagogy with Equity Issues in Methods Courses
This session will bring together science teacher
educators to share strategies and resources to support the professional
development of preservice middle and high school teachers.
During this workshop, participants will discuss and share ideas, syllabi,
digital tools, or lessons about how to teach secondary science teacher
preparation methods classes.
This session is for college faculty who prepare teachers or mentor secondary
science teachers who work with preservice teachers in clinical
Takeaways: 1. Perspectives on balancing science content, pedagogical content knowledge, and methods in courses for preservice science teachers; 2. Strategies for addressing issues of social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion in preservice science education courses; and 3. Ideas for adapting these content and practices for face-to-face, hybrid, and online delivery in courses.
Presenter Materials for this Session:
ASTC-Sponsored Session: Inspiring the Next Generation of
Women in STEM
Do you care about inspiring girls to pursue STEM
careers? Then join us to learn about the IF/THEN Collection designed to help
ensure equitable gender representation in STEM! The IF/THEN Collection is the
world’s largest FREE library of images, videos, and other content portraying
women in STEM.
Takeaways: Participants will: 1. learn about the background and purpose of the IF/THEN Collection; 2. learn how to use the IF/THEN Collection to support STEM learning programs; and 3. get hands-on experience utilizing assets from the IF/THEN Collection.