Engage Learners through Hands-on Technologies and Phenomena-Based Science
Savvas Learning Company (formerly Pearson K12 Learning) April 27th 4-5. or 5-6
4-5: Presenter: Monica Wadler (Curriculum Specialist, Savvas) | firstname.lastname@example.org
Topic: Using Technology to Engage Students in Learning (Asynchronous or Synchronous)
Grade Band: 9-12
Description: In a classroom, body language and expression tells us a lot about student understanding, however what happens when we don't have the benefit of that interaction? We can use technology to help bridge that gap. In this session, teachers will learn how to use technology in ways to interact with students in a new way.
5-6: Presenter: Andy Swank (Curriculum Specialist, Savvas) | andrew.swank@Savvas.com
Topic: Teaching Through a Storyline.
Grade Band: K-8
Description: Learn to transform your science classroom by using a storyline to help students make connections to local phenomena. Discover how easy it is to embed the science and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts and disciplinary core ideas in a way that inspires learning. Is your science class short on time? This session will teach you how to focus on the most important science content, allows for maximum inquiry experience and provides students with lasting knowledge all in a way that is flexible enough to fit any classroom and is easy to implement.