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Community Mapping with Crosscutting Concepts

Community Mapping with Crosscutting Concepts

IslandWood Teacher Professional Development in PSESD On February 2nd, 22 teachers and educators spent the morning at Cascade View Elementary School in Tukwila learning and practicing how the use of crosscutting concepts and climate related standards can be supported...

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STEM It Up with Avalanches!

STEM It Up with Avalanches!

Elementary science and math coordinators in ESD 101 have been delivering a series of PD offerings that focus on authentic STEM integration for elementary teachers and include a focus on the Climate science/Human impacts on Earth standards in the NGSS. Over a 15-hour...

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Engineering in Community

Engineering in Community

IslandWood Teacher Professional Development in PSESD On January 26th 24 teachers met at King County South Treatment Plant in Renton and practiced the engineering design process on local stormwater problems, and later applied it to practical small-scale solutions to...

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Elementary ESD 101

Elementary ESD 101

On 1/23, more than 2 dozen elementary teachers, tosa's and leaders from ESD 101 participated in a day of leadership, STEM, and collaboration. They focused on authentic STEM (plus ELA and Math!) integration via a unit on hurricanes and climate change. The afternoon was...

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STEM Fair Teacher Training

STEM Fair Teacher Training

On November 29, 2018, 23 K-8 educators came together to learn about how to transform their traditional science fair into a STEM Innovation Fair. The STEM Innovation Team from Harney Elementary School in Vancouver, WA shared resources and processes they have developed...

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Understanding Urban Water Systems

Understanding Urban Water Systems

As part of the IslandWood Teacher Professional Development in PSESD, 12 teachers met at the King County South Wastewater Treatment Plant in Renton to learn and discuss how humans impact the water cycle in urban environments, how climate change is effecting these...

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2022
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Nov 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
As we researched the enormous impact of climate change, we found so many voices of hope in how people around the world are addressing it. Presenters: Kate Lindholm Description: Come to this BRAND-NEW 3-day class[...]
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27
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2022
4:00 pm 3-Day Immersive Training for Fir...
3-Day Immersive Training for Fir...
Nov 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
As we researched the enormous impact of climate change, we found so many voices of hope in how people around the world are addressing it. Presenters: Kate Lindholm Description: Come to this BRAND-NEW 3-day class[...]
Nov
29
Tue
2022
4:00 pm Ambitious Science Teaching Book ...
Ambitious Science Teaching Book ...
Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
After two years of struggle, let’s get students engaged in meaningful academic discourse that tends to Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and equity. Presenters: Lorianne Donovan-Hermann, Becky Neher Description: Science teaching aims to support students of[...]
4:00 pm STEM Seminar : Hot and Hazy Summ...
STEM Seminar : Hot and Hazy Summ...
Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Come learn with EarthGen in this virtual professional development opportunity designed for teachers in NEWESD and ESD 123. Presenters:Becky Bronstein, Bethany Kogut, Rae Jing Han Description: Through asynchronous and synchronous learning, participants will have a[...]
4:00 pm STEM Seminar : Hot and Hazy Summ...
STEM Seminar : Hot and Hazy Summ...
Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Come learn with EarthGen in this virtual professional development opportunity designed for teachers in NEWESD and ESD 123. Presenters:Becky Bronstein, Michelle Grove, Dr. Kat Huybers, Bethany Kogut, Rae Jing Han Description: Come learn with EarthGen[...]
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1
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2022
4:30 pm 3D NGSS Science: Academy for Hig...
3D NGSS Science: Academy for Hig...
Dec 1 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Supporting High School Teacher Leaders for Change – a Clime Time partnership with PSESD, Bellevue Public Schools, and the Institute for Systems Biology Presenters: Caroline Kiehle, Angie DiLoreto, John Leitzinger,, Meg Town Description: High School[...]