Discover the Next Generation Science Standards

Day 2

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Agency: CESA 5
Agency Contact: Dorothy Ginnett
Agency Assistant: Melissa Sumwalt 608-745-5478
Location: CESA 5
626 E. Slifer St
Portage, WI 53901
Facility: Main Conference Room
4/6/2017 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM **Day 2**

New to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) or looking to deepen your NGSS understanding?
Join us at the 
Discover the NGSS workshop series to invigorate your science teaching.

Discover the NGSS is a 2-day series of in-depth teacher professional development:
~Please note, you will need to register and pay separately for each date. You may attend both dates or just Day 1 or Day 2, although we would encourage you to attend both.~

Day 1:  The 3-Dimensions of the NGSS (Thursday, March 2, 2017)

This workshop will focus on a series of immersive teacher activities and discussions on:

- How to use the NGSS elements to inform lesson design

- Unpacking NGSS standards and science & engineering practices

- Looking for evidence of 3-D learning in lessons

- The role of anchor phenomena in coherence across units

Day 2:  Planning for 3-D Teaching & Learning (Thursday, April 6, 2017)

This workshop will focus on a series of immersive teacher activities and discussions on:

- Building a coherent unit storyline

- Unpacking a Disciplinary Core Idea (DCI)

- Role of crosscutting concepts and practices in coherent storylines

Performance expectations and lesson planning


Dorothy Ginnett, Ph. D. is the CESA 5 Science Curriculum Specialist and Gifted Education Grant Coordinator.  She is a certified Discover the NGSS trainer. Dorothy is also a wildlife ecologist and a science educator at the secondary level (WI Virtual School) and post-secondary level (Univ. of WI-Stevens Point).

Price:  $90 per date for CESA 5 School Improvement Consortium Members **Click here for membership listings.**
          $150 per date all others

Cancellation Policy: Registered participants will receive a full refund if they cancel prior to 3 working days before an event, minus any material costs that have already been incurred. Because of our commitment to the trainer and the food vendor, participants who cancel less than 3 working days or do not attend, will be billed the full fee. CESA 5 reserves the right to cancel any event. Registered participants will be notified via email if a cancellation occurs and will receive a full refund. Inclement weather policy: Every effort will be made to hold an event. CESA 5 will notify participants via email as soon as possible if an event has been cancelled due to weather conditions.