Would you like to participate in this program? A new cohort is now available in October. Visit the webpage to register.
Many states, districts, and schools are unsure of what the coming school year will bring. Will we back together in the classroom or teaching and learning from a distance? Perhaps a blend of the two? In this four-part web seminar series, we’ll explore ways in which we can continue to give our students experience with relevant, intriguing phenomena to create the need to engage in science learning to explain what they’ve observed utilizing distance-learning strategies.
The focus of this series will be on synchronous and asynchronous online learning, but we’ll also consider how to connect students to their learning communities through smartphones and local computers (no internet access). Participants will experience distance-learning strategies through engagement in high-quality science lessons during the live web seminars and have opportunities to reflect, exchange distance-learning ideas and tools, and pose questions to the presenters and participants during the web seminars and through asynchronous posts in the private learning community forum.
During the four-part series participants have access to:
- A moderated private forum for group discussions with other participants
- Digital resources and all NSTA online community tools (My Library, My Learning Plan, My Profile, Community Forums)
- All archive versions of the web seminars to watch on-demand.
By the end of the web seminar series, participants will be able to:
- Choose sensemaking tasks or improve existing tasks to engage students in science learning through distance- and home-learning
- Utilize a suite of tools to create a learning community where students are virtually working together (synchronously or asynchronously)
- Provide feedback to students