2022 Chicago National Conference

July 21-23, 2022

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Speed Sharing: Creating a High School Classroom Culture That Supports Student Sensemaking

Friday, July 22 • 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM

McCormick Place - W196c


STRAND: Students and Sensemaking: Promoting Science and STEM Teaching Strategies That Place Equity at the Center of Learning

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Join the members of the NSTA High School Committee as they share how they incorporate sensemaking into their classrooms and learn how to implement these best practices within your own classroom. A roundtable discussion will follow.

TAKEAWAYS:
1. High school science sensemaking discussion; 2. Implementation strategies of sensemaking; and 3. Networking with other high school teachers.

SPEAKERS:
Ruth Hutson (Blue Valley High/Middle School: Randolph, KS)

TEST Speed Sharing: Creating a Classroom Culture That Supports Equitable Participation

Friday, July 22 • 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM

McCormick Place - W183a



(Please login with your NSTA account to view the materials)
https://my.nsta.org/collection/k3k8DzZ6ckE_E

STRAND: Strategies for Creating Inclusive Science and STEM Learning Environments

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Join the members of NSTA as they share how to create a classroom culture that supports equitable participation, and learn how to implement these best practices within your own classroom. A roundtable discussion will follow.

TAKEAWAYS:
Sharing of ideas on creating a classroom culture that supports equitable participation

SPEAKERS:
Kate Soriano (NSTA: Arlington, VA), Kristin Rademaker (NSTA: Arlington, VA), Holly Hereau (NSTA: Arlington, VA)

Speed Sharing: STEM and STEAM

Friday, July 22 • 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM

McCormick Place - W184b-c


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1) Don't Reinvent the "STEM Lesson" Wheel
Creating meaningful lessons takes time. Finding helpful resources shouldn't.

2) Filling the STEAM Pipeline through Scholarships / Internships
This session will provide participants with information that teachers can share with their students relating to scholarship and internship opportunities that are offered to them for pursing studies and STEAM careers.

3) STEAM Practices to Support Identity And Equity in Learning
STEAM, or integrating art with STEM, can broaden participation in science learning. We will cover a set of core STEAM practices, developed in our work with both youth and educators, that support diverse learners and contribute to the creation of equitable learning environments.

 

SPEAKERS:
Nancy McIntyre (Robotics Education & Competition Foundation: Greenville, TX), Perrin Teal Sullivan (University of Alaska Fairbanks: Fairbanks, AK), Jessica Strauss (Mabry Elementary School: Tampa, FL), David Rosengrant (University of South Florida St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg, FL)

Building a Classroom Community for ALL Students

Friday, July 22 • 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM

McCormick Place - W184b-c



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Creating A Learning Community
Slides and resources for establishing a classroom community.
Part 2: Strategies in the Classroom
One lesson with lots of imbedded ideas that help all students. We will look through these and identify these helpful guides as well as have time to share more ideas from your classroom.
Presentation Resources
At this link you will find the presentation as well as resources for all activities discussed in presentation.

STRAND: Strategies for Creating Inclusive Science and STEM Learning Environments

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Creating an equitable classroom requires the creation of a learning community that integrates supports for all students to succeed. Learn how to use common strategies with intentionality to build a classroom community that supports sensemaking. In this session participants will learn strategies that allow you to take your students to the next level as a community.

TAKEAWAYS:
Participants will learn how different strategies can be used to support ALL learners to create a community that learns together.

SPEAKERS:
Megan Elmore (Glenn Westlake Middle School: Lombard, IL), Randie Johnson (Glenn Westlake Middle School: Lombard, IL)

Speed Sharing: Data Driven Science

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

McCormick Place - W183c



(Please login with your NSTA account to view the materials)
Basic Training for EarthKAM.docx
EarthKAM Comparative Planetology and Art.pdf
Ideas When Working with EarthKAM in the Classroom.docx

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1) Try EarthKAM: A Real Mission for Students Using a Camera on the International Space Station (ISS); Get a Unique Perceptive of Earth and its  Features
Participants will get the nuts and bolts as to how to implement EarthKAM, a program on the ISS for students to request images of Earth.

2) A Crucial First Step: Modifying the CER Framework to Incorporate Initial Data Descriptions
Learn how including a ‘data description’ step before making a scientific claim helps students to write higher-quality scientific explanations when interpreting messy real-world datasets.

3) Applying Time Management Techniques to Assist Students in Classroom Labs/Activities
Are your students disorganized and their labs/activities are not getting completed? This session presents time management techniques to support students efficiently using time during labs/activities and assignments.

SPEAKERS:
Sally Jensen (Retired Educator: Campton, NH), Alison Betz Seymour (Science Teacher: Winchester, 0), Andrea Drewes (Rider University: Lawrenceville, NJ)

Speed Sharing: Secondary Classrooms

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

McCormick Place - W184a



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JS9 Image Analysis Tools, Tutorial, Guides and Investigations
NASA UoL JS9 Image Analysis Tools
Stellar Evolution & JS9.pdf
Virtual STEAM Fair
Using Google Sites to create a Vrtual Steam Fair.

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1) Poly-density Bottles DIY for Inquiry
I will share how to create your own cool polydensity bottles and use them for student inquiry activities that relate to many topics including density, molecular properties, and solubility.

2) Investigate Stars and Galaxies Using NASA’s Universe of Learning STEM JS9 Image Analysis Tools and Data
Access NASA’s Universe of Learning image analysis tools to investigate  the chemistry, physics, mechanics and variability of stars, binary systems, supernovas, stellar cores, and galaxies.

3) Explore El Niño and La Nina the relationship between Ocean and Atmosphere that affects the warming of the ocean waters
Materials will help teachers present the topic of El Nino and La Nino in the classroom. They will gain insight into the atmospheric and oceanic processes behind the El Nino and La Nino Phenomena with hands-on exploration

 

SPEAKERS:
Diane Ripollone (Cardinal Gibbons High School: Raleigh, NC), Donna Young (NASA/NSO/UoL Program Manager: Laughlin, NV)

Speed Sharing: Students and Sensemaking

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

McCormick Place - W176c



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Building STEAM/Reciprocal Teaching Presentation
NSTA - Building an Inquiry-based STEAM Class & Curriculum_Reciprocal Teaching in the Inquiry-Based STEM Classroom.pptx

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1) Building an Inquiry-based STEAM Class & Curriculum
The methodology for building and piloting a middle school inquiry STEAM elective class with emphasis in Social Emotional Learning, Mentoring, and Goal-Setting will be discussed.

2) Reciprocal Teaching in the Inquiry-Based Science Classroom
The methodology for building and piloting a middle school inquiry STEAM elective class with emphasis in Social Emotional Learning, Mentoring, and Goal-Setting will be discussed.

3) 3D printed models for sense making in science
Using 3D printed models to reinforce observational skills that connect simple to complex structure concept, making science visible and accessible to all students, thus facilitating the sense making process.

SPEAKERS:
Marjorie Miles Dozier (Polk County Public Schools: Bartow, FL), Annamarie Vandrevala (Deer Path Middle School - District 67: No City, No State)