National Science Teachers Association 2018 National NSTA Conference; Atlanta, GA

Event Date: 
Thu, 03/15/2018 - 12:00pm to Sun, 03/18/2018 - 12:00pm

To learn more about the conference, visit http://www.nsta.org/conferences/national.aspx

CADRE-organized Sessions

Using Models to Support STEM Learning in Grades K–5: Examples and Insights from NSF’s DRK–12 Program
Thursday, March 15 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM  | Georgia World Congress Center, A408
Discussion centers on research-based examples of how students can engage in modeling in the elementary grades.
Presenter(s): Sara Lacy (TERC: Cambridge, MA), Cory Forbes (University of Nebraska-Lincoln: Lincoln, NE), Brian Reiser (Northwestern University: Evanston, IL), Carolyn Staudt (The Concord Consortium: Concord, MA)
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Using Models to Support STEM Learning in Grades 6–12: Examples and Insights from NSF’s DRK–12 Program
Friday, March 16 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM  | Georgia World Congress Center, A402
Discussion centers on research-based examples of how secondary students can engage in modeling practice.
Presenter(s): Daniel Damelin (The Concord Consortium: Concord, MA), Joseph Krajcik (CREATE for STEM Institute, Michigan State University: East Lansing, MI), Irene Lee (Project GUTS: Cambridge, MA), Susan Yoon (University of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia, PA)
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DRK-12 Presenters:

  • Kevin Cherbow and Katherine L. McNeill, Boston College (Project: Instructional Leadership for Scientific Practices: Resources for Principals in Evaluating and Supporting Teachers' Science Instruction)
  • Caroline Ebby and Nicole Fletcher, CPRE, University of Pennsylvania; Elizabeth Hulbert, OGAPMath LLC (Project: Developing Formative Assessment Tools and Routines for Additive Reasoning)
  • Dora Kastel* and Anna MacPherson, American Museum of Natural History; Maia Binding, Lawrence Hall of Science (Project: Moving Next Generation Science Standards into Practice: A Middle School Ecology Unit and Teacher Professional Development Model)
  • Carolyn Staudt, Concord Consortium; Nanette Marcum-Dietrich, Millersville University; Steve Kerlin, Stroud Water Research Center (Project: (Project: Teaching Environmental Sustainability - Model My Watershed (Collaborative Research))

*Denotes CADRE Fellow or Fellows alumnus