This web seminar took place on December 4, 2012, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The presenter was Joe Krajcik from Michigan State University. This program was the seventh in a series of eight web seminars focused on the major practices contained in A Framework for K–12 Science Education, the document that will inform the Next Generation Science Standards, due out in spring 2013.
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Below are comments from individuals who attended the seminar:
- "“I really enjoyed the clarification between argumentation and explanation. It helped me clarify my own understanding of the practices.”"
- "“The multiple real-class examples were very useful. I appreciated the distinction the presenter made between claims, evidence and reasoning.”"
- "“This webinar was fantastic. I will be able to use it in the classroom right away and when we do a week long staff training on the practices in June.”"
- "“Very good presentation. This reinforced why we need to teach using argumentation and help our students develop critical thinking skills.”"
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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