OpenSciEd Unit 8.1 Contact Forces – Introductory Webinar

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Learn more about the newest unit from OpenSciEd - Unit 8.1 Contact Forces. In this webinar, Michael Novak, Senior Curriculum Developer at Northwestern University, Whitney Smith, Science Educator at BSCS Science Learning, and Sarah Delaney of OpenSciEd will introduce participants to the Contact Forces unit. Participants will experience a truncated version of the Anchoring Phenomenon […]

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Structures and Strategies that Support Emerging Multilingual Students’ Content and Language Development

STEMteachersEXPO 2020

This session is part of the STEMteachersEXPO 2020 virtual conference. For more information and to register, visit https://stemteachersnyc.org/expo/ Session Description: The shifts called for by the Next Generation Science Standards require that students have opportunities to authentically engage in science and engineering practices. Science and engineering practices require complex use of language. In order for […]

Supporting Equitable Access to High-Quality Science Learning Experiences for All Students

STEMteachersEXPO 2020

This session is part of the STEMteachersEXPO 2020 virtual conference. For more information and to register, visit https://stemteachersnyc.org/expo/ Session Description: What does a classroom look and sound like when all students are engaged in science sense-making? And what structures and supports can teachers implement to make this a reality for their classrooms? In this session, […]

Instructional Routines and Strategies for Supporting Multilingual Students’ Scientific Sense-Making

Come learn about, and practice using, ten research-based instructional routines and strategies shown to help multilingual students meaningfully engage in rich scientific sense-making with their peers. These strategies, as seen in OpenSciEd curriculum, leverage multilingual students’ linguistic resources, address language needs they might have and can be immediately incorporated into your classroom! For more information […]

OpenSciEd at the Colorado Science Conference for Professional Development

Colorado Science Virtual Conference

The Colorado Science Conference for Professional Development is a one-day conference that provides professional development regarding science content, education strategy, and research. The conference is geared towards anyone interested in science education, including K-12 teachers, college instructors, informal educators, administrators, pre-service teachers, and retired teachers. OpenSciEd will be presenting a session about their materials at this […]

OpenSciEd–Great Materials, Great Price – Presentation at the Greenbush Textbook & Resource Fair – Presentation 1

Greenbush 2020 Virtual Textbook and Resource Fair
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OpenSciEd has a free high-quality middle school science curriculum. This session will highlight the materials and provide an opportunity for educators to ask questions about the program. This session is part of the Greenbush Educational Service Center's Textbook and Resource Fair.

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OpenSciEd–Great Materials, Great Price – Presentation at the Greenbush Textbook & Resource Fair – Presentation 2

Greenbush 2020 Virtual Textbook and Resource Fair
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OpenSciEd has a free high-quality middle school science curriculum. This session will highlight the materials and provide an opportunity for educators to ask questions about the program. This session is part of the Greenbush Educational Service Center's Textbook and Resource Fair. This is the second session for FAQ.

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Supporting Teachers in Next Generation Science Teaching

Learning Forward Virtual Conference

A framework with a research-based vision for science teaching and learning has led to new science standards across three-fourths of the U.S. Focus on the key instructional shifts targeted by these standards, including the central role of using students’ own questions to drive their learning and connecting students’ science learning to their own lives. Discover […]

Science Leaders Speak: The Unique Challenges of Science Education in a Post-Pandemic World

As schools around the country struggle with uncertainty, many states continue their efforts to implement three-dimensional science standards, a difficult process under the best of conditions. Join us for an edLeader Panel to discuss how educators can highlight the value of science education and continue implementing next-generation standards while meeting the challenges brought by COVID-19. […]

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

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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.

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OpenSciEd-Certified Organization Facilitator Professional Learning

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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

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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.

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