2022 Chicago National Conference

July 21-23, 2022

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FILTERS APPLIED:PreK - 5, Speed Sharing, Assessment


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Speed Sharing: Elementary Science

Saturday, July 23 • 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM

McCormick Place - W187b

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1) Multidimensional Assessment Tasks and a Virtual Learning Community for Elementary Science Teachers
Learn about two free online resources: NGSS-focused assessment tasks for Grades 3—5 and a website to help teachers use those assessments in their classes.

2) Invasive Species Science + CS: An Intentionally Inclusive Module
Learn about an integrated science and computer science module that uses inclusive instructional strategies to address the needs of all students.

Liz Lehman (American Medical Association: Chicago, IL), Brian Gane (University of Kansas: No City, No State), Sania Zaidi (University of Illinois Chicago: Chicago, IL)

Speed Sharing: Assessment

Saturday, July 23 • 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM

McCormick Place - W180

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Lets Wrap it Up! Presentation
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Lets Wrap it Up! Presentation slides
Let's Wrap it Up! Presentation slides
Lets Wrap it Up! Summary
This handout explains 8 different types of questions that can be used in post-assessment wrappers. Come to our session to learn more!

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1) Let's Wrap it Up: A post-test learning strategy
When returned tests end up crumpled in lockers, important learning opportunities are lost. Help build metacognitive awareness, identify trends, and reward students’ grit using assessment "wrappers."

2) RAM (Rubric for Assessing Modeling)
How do you assess a model?  I developed a rubric to assess my middle school models for their pre,mid-point, and post assessment.

3) 3 Effective Discourse Strategies for Creating Inclusive Science Classrooms
This presentation supports teachers’ knowledge and understanding of  instructional strategies to help facilitate students’ academic discourse and support inclusive science and STEM classrooms.


Rebecca Smith (Harpeth Hall School), Rebecca Garelli (Arizona Science Teachers Association)

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