Initial Publication Date: February 9, 2015

Teacher Preparation

Teacher Prep

Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards: Strengthening student understanding of science and engineering practices

Aida Awad, Maine East High School


Monday, July 13 - Wednesday, July 15 | 8:30am-11:30am | Location: REC Center Medium Ice Overlook Room

This workshop will focus on how faculty and institutions can support future K-12 teachers in implementing the Next Generation Science Standards. Participants will focus specifically on ways to integrate cross-cutting concepts across scientific disciplines and support explicit integration of science and engineering practices.

Maximizing the Value of your Intro Course for K-12 Teachers

Anne Egger, Central Washington University


Thursday, July 16 - Friday, July 17 | 8:30am-11:30am | Location: CIRES Fellows Room

This workshop will highlight an array of strategies for increasing the opportunities for students in your intro course who are interested in teaching, from rethinking the pedagogy in your course to incorporating teaching discussions as part of a special lab section. Participants will explore resources and develop a plan for increasing the value of their course for future K-12 teachers that is appropriate for the range of students in their course and their institutional context.

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