2023 Atlanta National Conference

March 22-25, 2023

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FILTERS APPLIED:9 - 12, Exhibitor Workshop, No Strand, Leadership


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Engage Students in Rich Discourse

Thursday, March 23 • 11:40 AM - 12:40 PM

Georgia World Congress Center - A313

STRAND: Teaching Strategies and Classroom Practice

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Sponsoring Company: PEER Physics

Are you passionate about engaging students in rich discourse and looking for strategies, norms, and protocols that can support this work? Join us for an interactive workshop to explore effective small-group and whole-class discourse techniques. Participants receive consensus building protocols.

Valerie Otero (University of Colorado Boulder: Boulder, CO)

The Japanese principle of “Ikigai” and re-remembering why we went into teaching

Thursday, March 23 • 2:20 PM - 3:20 PM

Georgia World Congress Center - B216

STRAND: Avoiding Teacher Burnout

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Sponsoring Company: Savvas Learning Company

Professor Michael Wysession will use a modern revision of an ancient concept (the Japanese “Ikigai”) to help teachers take a deep look at their teaching careers and (potentially) rediscover the balance of rewards (personal, societal, financial) of the teaching profession.

Michael Wysession (Washington University in St. Louis: Saint Louis, MO)

Re-engaging Learners in a Post-Covid Classroom

Friday, March 24 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Georgia World Congress Center - B216

STRAND: Student Learning and Inclusion

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Sponsoring Company: Savvas Learning Company

This session will focus on the developmental (not academic) gaps that the past few years of learning are likely to have caused and provide multiple strategies to address those inequities. Like Maslow's model shows, we must address the deficiencies before we can expect growth.

Ramy Mahmoud (Savvas Learning Co.: Paramus, NJ)

National Science Foundation - Teacher Leadership Opportunities within the Federal Government

Saturday, March 25 • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Georgia World Congress Center - B217

STRAND: Leadership and Advocacy

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Sponsoring Company: National Science Foundation

Join the National Science Foundation as we share professional development opportunities for teachers within the federal government and hear from Presidential Awardees about their experiences and benefits received from the PAEMST program.

Gianluca Grignoli (NSF Event Lead: Philadelphia, PA)

Increase STEM Instructional Capacity Across School and District Levels

Saturday, March 25 • 1:20 PM - 2:20 PM

Georgia World Congress Center - B214

STRAND: Research to Practice

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Sponsoring Company: STEMscopes by Accelerate Learning

Learn from innovative schools and districts on how they strengthen STEM instructional capacity through systematic approaches to professional learning. Hear from colleagues on how they integrated STEM certification programs into initiatives to positively impact STEM instruction and student success.

Susan Arnette (STEMscopes by Accelerate Learning: Houston, TX), Angela Campana (Accelerate Learning, Inc.: Houston, TX)

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