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January 2020

NGSS IN ACTION: SCIENCE IN YOUR SCHOOLYARD (TACOMA)

January 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tacoma Professional Development Center 6501 North 23rd Street Tacoma, WA 98406, 6501 N 23rd St
Tacoma, WA 98406 United States
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“A great introduction to what the NGSS mean & look like in actual practice, taught in a very active, interesting way that feels attainable.” – Elizabeth Smith-Gordon, Bryn Mawr Elementary   Learn how starting from student's own experiences and centering the student's community can increase engagement and make the science more meaningful. Venture outside the walls of the classroom to find local environmental phenomena that can anchor your classroom science unit. Explore with us the big picture of “three dimensional”…

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NGSS IN ACTION: ENGINEERING COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS (TACOMA)

January 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tacoma Professional Development Center 6501 North 23rd Street Tacoma, WA 98406, 6501 N 23rd St
Tacoma, WA 98406 United States
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"You will learn tangible ways to take your students outside, engage your students with engineering concepts, and learn how other teachers have succeeded or altered a lesson for success." - Workshop Participant   Learn how to use an Engineering Design Process to help students investigate local problems, identify stakeholers and develop solutions as you interact with a real world schoolyard engineering problem. Then, explore what is involved in putting student ideas into action including possible real-world constraints, practical small-scale solutions,…

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February 2020

NGSS IN ACTION: SCIENCE IN YOUR SCHOOLYARD (OLYMPIC ESD)

February 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Port Ludlow (Exact Location TBD)
Free

“A great introduction to what the NGSS mean & look like in actual practice, taught in a very active, interesting way that feels attainable.” – Elizabeth Smith-Gordon, Bryn Mawr Elementary   Learn how starting from student's own experiences and centering the student's community can increase engagement and make the science more meaningful. Venture outside the walls of the classroom to find local environmental phenomena that can anchor your classroom science unit. Explore with us the big picture of “three dimensional”…

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NGSS IN ACTION: COMMUNITY MAPPING WITH CROSSCUTTING CONCEPTS (TACOMA)

February 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tacoma Professional Development Center 6501 North 23rd Street Tacoma, WA 98406, 6501 N 23rd St
Tacoma, WA 98406 United States
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“The workshop introduced concepts that were new to me (like asset mapping) and we got a chance to try it out. I liked the combination of conceptual work and hands-on experience. Also talking to teachers from different grade levels and schools made it a richer conversation.” – Anne Huckins, Tukwila School District   Mapping neighborhood assets, opportunities, and problems can engage students more deeply in science and engineering. Learn how system models, patterns, and observing change over time can help…

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NGSS IN ACTION: ENGINEERING COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS (OLYMPIC ESD)

February 22, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Port Ludlow (Exact Location TBD)
Free

"You will learn tangible ways to take your students outside, engage your students with engineering concepts, and learn how other teachers have succeeded or altered a lesson for success." - Workshop Participant   Learn how to use an Engineering Design Process to help students investigate local problems, identify stakeholers and develop solutions as you interact with a real world schoolyard engineering problem. Then, explore what is involved in putting student ideas into action including possible real-world constraints, practical small-scale solutions,…

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NGSS IN ACTION: UNDERSTANDING URBAN WATER SYSTEMS (TACOMA)

February 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Science and Math Institute 5502 Five Mile Drive Tacoma, WA 98407, 5502 Five Mile Dr
Tacoma, WA 98407 United States
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"The training brought together a great location for learning, experts in the field of stormwater and motivational speakers in education to put on a great training. And they crammed a ton! of content into a three hours workshop." - Christian Berg, Workshop Participant   Would you like to learn more about how urban water systems actually work? Are you curious how water systems, the impacts of climate change, and related conservation issues can interest your students and integrate with NGSS?…

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March 2020

NGSS IN ACTION: SCIENCE IN YOUR SCHOOLYARD (EATONVILLE)

March 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Eatonville Elementary School 209 Lynch Creek Rd E Eatonville, WA 98328, 209 Lynch Creek Rd.
Eatonville, WA 98328 United States
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“A great introduction to what the NGSS mean & look like in actual practice, taught in a very active, interesting way that feels attainable.” – Elizabeth Smith-Gordon, Bryn Mawr Elementary   Learn how starting from student's own experiences and centering the student's community can increase engagement and make the science more meaningful. Venture outside the walls of the classroom to find local environmental phenomena that can anchor your classroom science unit. Explore with us the big picture of “three dimensional”…

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NGSS IN ACTION: ENGINEERING COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS (EATONVILLE)

March 28, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Eatonville Elementary School 209 Lynch Creek Rd E Eatonville, WA 98328, 209 Lynch Creek Rd.
Eatonville, WA 98328 United States
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"You will learn tangible ways to take your students outside, engage your students with engineering concepts, and learn how other teachers have succeeded or altered a lesson for success." – Workshop Participant   Learn how to use an Engineering Design Process to help students investigate local problems, identify stakeholders and develop solutions as you interact with a real world schoolyard engineering problem. Then, explore what is involved in putting student ideas into action including possible real-world constraints, practical small-scale solutions,…

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