Theme: Teacher Preparation, Professional Development and Policy Issues

The programming listed below seeks to address the topic of Teacher Preparation, Professional Development and Policy Issues.


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Exploring ENSO through the El Niño/La Niña Slide Chart and Current Data
David Curry, Council Rock School District; Elizabeth Mills, American Meteorological Society
The past year has featured an active, warm phase of the El Niño Southern Oscillation, considered historically "strong". El Niño developed in early summer 2023, peaked in November, and persisted through ...

Enhancing Teaching and Learning about Water: Sustained Professional Development for K-12 Science Teachers
Brenda Costello, The University of Texas at Arlington; Silvia Jessica Mostacedo Marasovic, The University of Texas at Arlington; Cory Forbes, The University of Texas at Arlington
The hydrologic cycle plays a crucial role in Earth's ability to sustain the complex ecosystems that make the planet rich and diverse. As the world's population increases, water resources may become ...

Integrating nature journals into an online pre-service elementary education science course
Christy Visaggi, Georgia State University
Teacher preparation in the elementary education program at Georgia State University, a large public minority-serving institution in downtown Atlanta, includes a series of "integrated science" courses ...

Implementing Learning Communities: Findings from Year One
Kyle Fredrick, Pennsylvania Western University - California; Peter Cormas, Pennsylvania Western University - California; Kimberly Woznack, Pennsylvania Western University - California; Michelle Valkanas, Pennsylvania Western University - California; Ali Sezer, Pennsylvania Western University - California; Matthew Price, Pennsylvania Western University - California
Our institution was awarded an NSF-IUSE grant to implement a form of professional development for higher-education science faculty known as a learning community (LC). A LC has a facilitator, resembles a focus ...

A Beginners Guide to Universal Design and Modifications in the Classroom: A Professional Development Activity for All
Lauren Neitzke Adamo, Rutgers University-New Brunswick; Jaime Sarcona, Rutgers University-New Brunswick; Daana Kamal, Rutgers University-New Brunswick; Christina Bifulco, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
The Classroom Inclusivity Series was created by the Office of Teaching Evaluation and Assessment Research and the University Equity and Inclusion Office with the goal of increasing the understanding and use of ...

Project Ice - from the American Meteorological Society's Education Program
David Amidon, National Center for Science Education
This program will introduce K-12 teachers to the American Meteorological Society's Education Summer Programs. David is a Certified AMS Teacher (CAT #22) and has participated in all of the programs offered. An ...

Creating Harmonies Against Climate Change (CHANT)
Alexandra Davatzes, Temple University; Elizabeth Parker, Temple University
Climate change has become an increasingly pressing issue, both to scientists and the public. While adults grapple with their own concerns, children are also experiencing eco-anxiety, and studies show that children ...

Cultivating GeoSTEM Learning Ecosystems
Cheryl Manning, OrbWeaver Consulting
Geo-STEM learning ecosystems (GLEs) are complex and evolving communities of practice. By integrating geoscience, STEM education, and social science research paradigms, GLEs engage people in addressing local ...

Education and Workforce Development Support by EarthScope Consortium and NSF Geophysics Facilities
Beth Pratt-Sitaula, Earthscope Consortium; Donna Charlevoix, EarthScope Consortium; Michael Hubenthal, EarthScope; Tammy Bravo, EarthScope Consortium; Gillian B Haberli, EarthScope Consortium; Scott Johnson, EarthScope Consortium; Anika Knight, Earthscope Consortium; DeeDee Okamoto, EarthScope Consortium; Shelley E Olds, EarthScope Consortium; Kelsey Russo-Nixon, EarthScope Consortium; Justin Sweet, EarthScope Consortium
The EarthScope Consortium operates the NSF SAGE (seismology) and NSF GAGE (geodesy) facilities and is dedicated to supporting transformative global geophysical research and education. EarthScope's Engagement ...