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Archive: Case Studies from Connected Science Learning: Developing Critical Consciousness in Middle-School Science Through Engineering for Sustainable Communities, November 14, 2022

In this web seminar, the presenters share how an Engineering for Sustainable Communities (EfSC) approach in the middle grades can foster critical consciousness and support strong connections between classrooms and communities. The presenters show how critical consciousness, when integrated with learning the content and practices of STEM, is an effective way for orienting students to how and why learning STEM matters in everyday life and hoped-for futures.

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All individuals receive a certificate of participation and 100 NSTA activity points for attending the live seminar and completing the end-of-program survey. A certificate of participation is not awarded for watching the recorded version of the program.

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Below are comments from individuals who attended the seminar:

  • "I enjoyed the presenter. They was great."
  • "Relatable and great resources!"
  • "VERY knowledgeable presenters - it is always interesting hearing about the societal aspects of STEM."

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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