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Bozeman Science-Unlocking the Power of the NGSS X

TEACH Grant Eligible

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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 08:30 AM - 03:30 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.   

Participant Cancellation Policy: You must contact CESA #3 to cancel prior to the scheduled event. CESA #3 will only provide full refund of registration fees depending on individual circumstances. Refunds depend upon the ability of CESA #3 to cancel any financial obligations created by the registration such as meals, materials, etc. CESA #3 reserves the right to cancel any workshop due to insufficient enrollment. Participants will be notified by e-mail or phone if a workshop is cancelled. If a participant is a 'no show' the school will be billed for the registration fee, or loss of the 'free' attendance slot. Weather Conditions: If a workshop has been cancelled due to weather conditions, every effort will be made to reschedule the workshop. If weather conditions are questionable, please check the CESA 3 webpage or listen to your local radio station for event cancellations or delays. Accommodations: If you need an accommodation to participate including interpreter services (sign language or other spoken language) please email the workshop contact to set up these services. A two-week notice is appreciated. CESA #3 is handicapped accessible.