Your Name and Title: David Lockett, STEM Teacher
School or Organization Name: Bok Academy
Co-Presenter Name(s): none
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: United States
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): K-12 Teachers
Short Session Description (one line): Interested in exploring ways to support classroom teaching in integrating the NGSS practices? Want to move toward an inquiry-based approach in which students take more responsibility for their learning?
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): Interested in exploring ways to support classroom teaching and integrating the NGSS practices? Want to move towards an inquiry-based approach in which students take more responsibility for their learning? Join us for "Grounding STEM Education Programs in NGSS Practices". Participants will learn how to shift their existing STEM curriculum to align with NGSS. Participants will also discuss and learn the fundamentals of inquiry-based instruction, how to ask investigable questions, planning, and sharing results. Discover and share a multitude of hands-on approaches, curriculum, and to activities to discover how the NGSS design process can be brought into the STEM classroom. Learn to provide more responsibility to your learners: Utilize student engagement, curiosity, excitement, inventiveness and joy of learning. Curriculum topics include indoor and outdoor activities, field work experiences, data collection and analysis. Takeaways include inquiry-based instruction, investigable questions, planning and sharing results. Learn how to “shift” or change existing science activities into authentic inquiry-based activities that integrate NGSS science practices.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: https://www.nextgenscience.org/
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