2023 Kansas City National Conference

October 25-28, 2023

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Middle School Sensemaking and the Science and Engineering Practices

Saturday, October 28 • 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM

Kansas City Convention Center - 2202



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Learn about the Science and Engineering Practices (SEPs) and how they support sensemaking in science. Share your own experiences using the SEPs in your classroom. Get inspired by other educators' ideas for using the SEPs to engage students in science.

Energy House Challenge
NEED’s Energy House Challenge incorporates science, engineering, and math. Learn how to conduct this student (and teacher) favored activity in your classroom or afterschool setting!

Putting Learners First: Visual Sensemaking in Science and Engineering Practices
Focusing on the learner experience creates engaging and effective environments encouraging active student participation in the sensemaking process. We will share digital template library around SEPs and CCCs which can lighten a teacher's lift to start this in their classrooms.

TAKEAWAYS:
Learn about the Science and Engineering Practices (SEPs) and how they support sensemaking in science. Share your own experiences using the SEPs in your classroom. Get inspired by other educators' ideas for using the SEPs to engage students in science.

SPEAKERS:
Don Pruett, Jr. (Washington Science Teachers Association: Everett, WA), Amber Bridge (Grant Wood Area Education Agency: Cedar Rapids, IA)

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