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Bozeman Science - Unlocking the Power of the NGSS

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Last Date to Register: 8/5/2019 11:59 PM
Agency: CESA 3
Agency Contact: Kristin Galle
Agency Assistant: Kate Hennessy 608-822-2149
Location: CESA 3
Facility: Conference Room C/D
Date/Time:
8/7/2019 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Description:  The NGSS represents the largest conceptual shift in teaching science in decades.  The addition of design and an increased emphasis on the practices of science could revolutionize science education.  However, this revolution will only occur if teachers understand the standards and make changes in their classrooms.  In this workshop, Paul Andersen will guide you through the standards while giving you concrete examples that can change science classrooms immediately.  Teachers will view, screen, and create exemplar performances assessments aligned to the new standards..  Most importantly teachers will learn science by doing science.  

 

Bio:  Paul Andersen is an educational consultant and YouTube creator living in Bozeman, MT.  Paul is an experienced educator having taught science in Montana for 20 years.  Paul was the 2011 Montana Teacher of the Year, and was also one of four finalists for the 2011 National Teacher of the Year.  In addition to teaching Paul has created hundreds of YouTube science tutorials that have been viewed millions of times by students around the world.  Paul has provided training for thousands of students, teachers, and administrators around the world.  Paul enjoys providing meaningful professional development that can be applied immediately in the classroom.