Getting to Know the Middle School Science Unit about COVID-19

Virtual Event Virtual Event

In this webinar, Sarah Delaney, Director of Science for OpenSciEd and Katie Van Horne from BSCS Science Learning will introduce participants to the middle school science COVID-19 and unit.

Free

OpenSciEd-Certified Organization Facilitator Professional Learning

Virtual Event Virtual Event

This professional learning event is for organizations who are interested in becoming OpenSciEd Certified Organizations. The event will be seven 1/2-day of virtual professional learning where future facilitators will be immersed in OpenSciEd’s Curriculum Launch professional learning. They will both participate in the learning as participants will learn from them in the future and step […]

Getting to Know Unit 6.1 Light & Matter for Middle School Science

Virtual Event Virtual Event

In this free webinar, unit authors Lindsey Mohan and Emily Harris from BSCS Science Learning will share the unit storyline and features. During this webinar participants will experience the anchoring phenomenon routine and get tips for how to set up the unit investigations. The webinar will be from 1-2pm Pacific Time.

Free

CSSS Conference Presentation: Transforming Science Teaching Through Curriculum-based Professional Learning

CSSS Annual Conference

In 2020, Carnegie Corporation of New York released a challenge paper calling on school and system leaders, teachers and coaches, and all specialists in professional learning to transform teaching and learning through the elements and essentials of curriculum-based professional learning. Join us for an engaging panel discussion with OpenSciEd professional learning designers and facilitators around […]

CSSS Conference Presentation: OpenSciEd’s High School Development

CSSS Annual Conference

We will share updates and gather feedback on the development of OpenSciEd's High School program. This effort was launched in January of 2021 and we will hopefully have updates on the scope and sequence and development timelines to share with everyone in addition to sharing ways that states and districts outside of our ten partner […]

NSTA Conference Presentation: Centering Racial Equity Issues in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic: How Can We Make Decisions to Care for Ourselves, Our Families, and Our Communities?

NSTA Engage: Spring21

Centering Racial Equity Issues in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic: How Can We Make Decisions to Care for Ourselves, Our Families, and Our Communities? Learn how students in grades 3–5 can explore issues of racial equity while investigating the COVID-19 pandemic, supported by family engagement and social-emotional learning. Takeaways: Participants will learn that: 1. students’ […]

Middle School Social Emotional Learning During COVID-19: How Can People Help End Pandemics?

NSTA Engage: Spring21

Experience a contact tracing activity and explore how a storyline unit supports SEL during the pandemic while emphasizing health equity. Print http://bit.ly/MSContactTracing ahead of time. Takeaways: Participants will: 1. learn how discussions of a pandemic can be attentive to students’ social-emotional needs; 2. consider how COVID-19-focused learning can and should provoke students' thinking about how their actions affect […]

NSTA Presentation: How Can We Make Something New That Was Not There Before? Explore How to Support Student Sensemaking Through Three-Dimensional Assessment

NSTA Engage: Spring21

In this presentation, participants will be introduced to the Chemical Reactions unit and how three-dimensional assessment is embedded throughout the unit to support student sensemaking. Takeaways: Participants will understand: 1. the anchoring phenomena for the unit; 2. the storyline for the unit and how it supports coherence from the student perspective; and 3. the embedded assessments […]