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Wildfires in Eastern Washington

Wildfires in Eastern Washington

During the week of April 18th, 2020, 26 teachers from across Eastern Washington attended an online workshop series, Solutions Oriented Learning Storylines: Wildfires in Washington, with Pacific Education Institute’s FieldSTEM Coordinators Megan Rivard and Mike Nepean...

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Wildfires in Western Washington

Wildfires in Western Washington

During the week of April 18th, 2020, 23 teachers from across Western Washington attended an online workshop series, Solutions Oriented Learning Storylines: Wildfires in Washington, with Pacific Education Institute’s FieldSTEM Coordinators Julie Tennis and Hattie...

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Elementary ClimeTime PLC Meets Again!

Elementary ClimeTime PLC Meets Again!

Twenty teachers met, once again, for our monthly Elementary ClimeTime professional learning community gathering on April 21. This month, we spent time with a “Less Like …” “More Like …” table designed to help us thinking through science learning in this new reality....

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NGSS Climate Science and the Diverse Classrooms

NGSS Climate Science and the Diverse Classrooms

Thirty-one teachers from across the Puget Sound region joined Karina Vanderbilt Multilingual Learning Director at Puget Sound ESD for a day of learning about how to support multilingual learners in science classroom. We started the day by experiencing a lesson on...

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Voices of Hope GLAD Unit Brought to ESD 123

Voices of Hope GLAD Unit Brought to ESD 123

"Wow, what an amazing workshop!! Loved all the GLAD strategies used and the voices of hope shared to teach about such a critical topic!" is just one piece of feedback received after the latest 3-day Voices of Hope GLAD Unit workshop. The event was held at Educational...

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Urban Waters Management at Pt. Defiance

Urban Waters Management at Pt. Defiance

On February 29th, educators gathered at the Environmental Learning Center right next to Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, to explore the subject of Urban Water Systems. This beautiful building is home to high school students from SAMi (Science and Math Institute), and...

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Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Collaborate with IslandWood staff and other teachers to make science engaging and meaningful for your 6th-12th grade students. Please note that we have rescheduled this course to begin in January 2021, with our first large[...]
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3:30 pm Using NGSS to Investigate STEM a...
Using NGSS to Investigate STEM a...
Jan 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
This workshop series provides the opportunity to: Learn two Systems Education Experience (SEE) modules Enhance your school year with engaging phenomena and 3-dimensional science learning Connect with scientists during the series and invite them to[...]
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4:00 pm Civics of Climate Science
Civics of Climate Science
Jan 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
As a team of Middle School Science/Social Studies teachers you will create an openly licensed (OER) unit that builds student understanding on how local communities have been impacted by climate science. These inquiry-based units will[...]
4:00 pm Climate Science Series for Grade...
Climate Science Series for Grade...
Jan 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
ESD 113 Regional Science Coordinator will continue their partnership with Pacific Education Institute and facilitate virtual and face-to-face meetings for educators in grades K-3. The workshops will introduce teachers to grade appropriate, locally relevant 3-D[...]
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4:00 pm Energy Matters: A Virtual Bioreg...
Energy Matters: A Virtual Bioreg...
Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Energy Matters is an adaptive series of modules developed for secondary students. This resource is set up in four modules, each representing a different level including: Individual, School, Global, Community. Learn about the connection between[...]
4:00 pm ISB Systems Science: A ClimeTime...
ISB Systems Science: A ClimeTime...
Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
NGSS Aligned Units and PD for High School Teachers! “ISB Systems Science at NWESD” empowers regional high school teachers to give their students engaging experiences with the 3-dimensions of science learning, the NGSS vision for[...]