2021 Maurice Hillman Essay Contest - April 2021

Archive: How the OpenSciEd Instructional Model Supports a Coherent Sequence that Addresses Student Questions and Achieves Specified Outcomes, May 20, 2020

Explore how classroom routines embedded in the OpenSciEd units use student questions to drive the direction of students’ investigations and knowledge building.

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Below are comments from individuals who attended the seminar:

  • "I love that kids are partners in the process, helping to determine "where to drive the bus". Also, starting with phenomenon just like real scientists!"
  • "Learning more about OpenSciEd resources has been wonderful during this time. Hearing about them especially from the creators and being able to engage with other educators during the webinar have also been wonderful!"
  • "The flow of the "routine resources" were most valuable to me. They work beyond these specific units, though it was valuable to see examples of how these units follow these routines."
  • "Wow, lots of leaders, with the transfer between presenters going better than can be expected. And Sarah was a champ changing Jamboard sharing permissions in real time! Multiple presenters also seemed to give the "offscreen" presenters time to read the chat questions and incorporate them later in the webinar -- I hadn't seen that work so well before."

A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' account page for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.

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