Science Institute (2023) - PEBC

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Science Institute

January 19-20, 2023

$475 Early Bird / $525 General

January 19-20, 2023

Denver Museum of Nature & Science
2001 Colorado Blvd
Denver, CO 80205
$475 Early Bird* / $525 General
*Early Bird pricing ends December 19, 2022

Groups of 6 or more receive a 10% discount

In this institute you will learn to create engaging, inquiry-based learning experiences that generate interest in and understanding of the big ideas of science. We’ll explore how to design learning experiences that integrate the Next Generation Science Standards’ Science & Engineering Practices, along with thinking strategies, in order to increase student engagement and deepen understanding.
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Explore how the Next Generation Science Standards Science & Engineering Practices can be seamlessly addressed within inquiry-based instruction
  • Investigate how to facilitate classroom discourse that develops rich questions and deep thinking
  • Experience the symbiotic relationship between literacy instruction and conceptual understanding in science
  • Develop skills for differentiating and engaging all learners in purposeful and meaningful work as independent thinkers and scientists
  • Learn to foster student independence with explicit thinking strategy instruction
  • Set learning goals and explore backwards planning as a strategy for designing engaging projects that catalyze students' thinking and understanding as scientists

Includes

  • Certificate of attendance for CDE credit
  • Lunch each day
  • A copy of Science as Thinking by Wendy Ward Hoffer

Facilitators

Wendy Ward Hoffer

Wendy Ward Hoffer
PEBC Senior Director of Content Development & Publications

Jeff Cazier
PEBC Staff Developer

Hotel Accommodations

Renaissance Denver Central Park
3801 Quebec St.
Denver, CO 80207

303-399-7500

PEBC Institutes fill quickly. Register today!

Learning Objectives

Student-Centered Instruction

Explore how the Next Generation Science Standards Science & Engineering Practices can be seamlessly addressed within inquiry-based instruction

Literacy

Experience the symbiotic relationship between literacy instruction and conceptual understanding in science

Thinking Strategies

Learn to foster student independence with explicit thinking strategy instruction

Classroom Discourse

Investigate how to facilitate classroom discourse that develops rich questions and deep thinking

Classroom Discourse

Develop skills for differentiating and engaging all learners in purposeful and meaningful work as independent thinkers and scientists

Planning Strategies

Set learning goals and explore backwards planning as a strategy for designing engaging projects that catalyze students' thinking and understanding as scientists

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