2023 Atlanta National Conference

March 22-25, 2023

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Urban Science Education Resources and Assets to Build Networks

Friday, March 24 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Georgia World Congress Center - C211

STRAND: Tools and Routines to Support Sensemaking

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Integration of the critical aspects of the three dimensions in NGSS is meant to drive and equip teachers to promote real science in students’ daily lives. These pillars of the three-dimensional learning delineated in each standard of the NGSS provide effective strategies that address important focus areas that positively impact Urban Science Education. How can we ensure that quality science education is being promoted in all school settings, especially urban ones? An asset-based pedagogical approach focuses on the strengths, interests, and connections to students’ prior knowledge in a culturally responsive way. Science educators constantly seek resources and strategies to promote successful science education. Challenges that are faced in urban educational settings such as overcrowding, limited resources, and equity in the distribution of the resources have negatively impacted science education directly. In many cases, urban science teachers constantly engage in the mitigation of these

Acacia McKenna (NSTA: Arlington, VA)

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