CSEN Meeting Resources
December 2, 2016 - STEM Equity
September 7, 2016
The Case of STEM Education, Rodger Bybee
From Bill Penuel:
As a follow up to discussion today of 3D assessments, we have a few resources we’ve found useful in building capacity of educators to develop 3D assessment tasks that can be used for different purposes. They live in a couple of places, but a good place to start is the STEM Teaching Tools “Short Course” on 3D Assessment design. In the short course, there’s a nice piece by Erin Furtak and others on designing formative assessments with 3D in mind.
I’d call out three resources that are key:
NGSS Standards Document can be found online: Google NGSS.
The document A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas from the National Research Council,
2012. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press.
The document can be accessed at http://www.nap.edu
The NSTA Reader's Guide to The Next Generation Science Standards by Harold Pratt. NSTA Press
NSTA Journals have articles on NGSS
Example: March 2013, Vol. 80 No. 3, The Science Teacher
Distance Learning Resources
Woodmen-Roberts Elementary, Colorado Springs
Skype and Twitter: toniobarton
Professional Blog: toniobarton.wordpress.com http://toniobarton.wikispaces.com/
DMNS Distance Learning: http://www.dmns.org/teachers/distance-learning/
Additional Distance Learning Resources:
Ambitious Science Teaching website and the resources therein for helping teachers develop skill in focusing classroom work on building good scientific explanations for natural phenomena.
The last video in the Orientation series, on Pressing students for explanations.
Video galleries for the snippets of lessons we saw on phase changes, ecosystem interactions, and the physics of sound, and I'd encourage you to look at video from earlier parts of those lesson sequences.
How to Learn from Video handout:
Models and Modeling:
The Discourse Primer, which provides a justification and lots of useful strategies for facilitating classroom science talk (recommended reading). That and other useful materials are available here: