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Blue Heron STEM Education

Organization Type: 
Private Agency

Blue Heron STEM Education provides an array of support for STEM projects, with special emphasis on K-8 curriculum and teacher professional development.

How can coaching knowledge be measured?

Presenter(s): 
Elizabeth A. Burroughs
David A. Yopp
John T. Sutton
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Year: 
2010
Month: 
December
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Supporting Mathematics Teachers' Development of Ambitious and Equitable Instructional Practices on a Large Scale

Day: 
Thu

Four DR K-12 projects report findings on the relationship between school and district supports and mathematics teachers’ development of ambitious and equitable instructional practices.

Date/Time: 
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Session Type: 
Panel

How can curriculum, professional development, and school and district organizational arrangements, social relations, and material resources be coordinated to support mathematics teachers' development of ambitious and equitable instructional practices?

A cognitive apprenticeship for science literacy based on journalism

Author(s): 
Polman, Joseph L.
Saul, E. Wendy
Newman, Alan
Farrar, Cathy
Singer, Nancy
Turley, Eric
Pearce, Laura
Hope, Jennifer
McCarty, Glenda
Graville, Cynthia
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Publication Type: 
Proceedings
Year: 
2010
Month: 
June
In press?: 
In Press
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Abstract: The Science Literacy through Science Journalism (SciJourn) project aims to reframe the discussion of science literacy for citizenship, and explore how science journalism practices can be used to inform a cognitive apprenticeship that increases the science literacy of participants. This symposium features four paper presentations that report on the progress of the SciJourn project.

Timely Teachings: Seasons and the Cycles of Night and Day

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/20/2010 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Date: Thursday, May 20, 2010
Time: 4pm EST
Participate: http://tinyurl.com/participateMSP2 - the room will open at 3:45pm EST

Join us as we discuss two challenging topics in the elementary and middle school curriculum - day and night and seasons from both science and literacy perspectives.

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