Blue Heron STEM Education provides an array of support for STEM projects, with special emphasis on K-8 curriculum and teacher professional development.
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.
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?
The PowerPoint used in our presentation at the conference.
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.
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.