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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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Defining Problems and Engineering Solutions

Defining Problems and Engineering Solutions

On February 22, educators gathered at Brownsville Elementary School for another great NGSS workshop. Along with two facilitators, the group explored the schoolyard and considered how students might work to address problems right there in their local community spaces...

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Assets and Resources and Maps, OH MY!

Assets and Resources and Maps, OH MY!

On February 8, educators gathered at the Tacoma Professional Development Center to learn about Community Asset Mapping and how it can be used to connect both teachers and students to place. By using online mapping tools and naturalist observation skills, participants...

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Telling the Story of Science

Telling the Story of Science

On February 1, educators gathered at Poulsbo Elementary School on the Kitsap Peninsula. Over the course of the day, groups brainstormed various ways to lead students on a journey through the scientific phenomena in their schoolyards. The workshop began with some free...

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22
Thu
2021
3:30 pm Mapping Community Assets for Sci...
Mapping Community Assets for Sci...
Apr 22 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Explore community asset maps as a tool for teacher planning and a strategy for engaging students in community-based learning. About this Event How are you incorporating your local community into your teaching? Have you ever[...]
Apr
24
Sat
2021
10:00 am Community Science Cohort B
Community Science Cohort B
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Collaborate with IslandWood staff and other teachers to make science engaging and meaningful for your 6th-12th grade students. About this Event Our professional development opportunities are designed to support powerful learning experiences that connect to[...]
Apr
27
Tue
2021
4:00 pm 121/189 Climate Justice League
121/189 Climate Justice League
Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Climate Justice League is a small cohort of teachers that will work together to craft climate science learning opportunities centered on issues of social justice. To craft their learning experiences, League members will participate[...]
4:00 pm ESD 112 Climate Justice League
ESD 112 Climate Justice League
Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Climate Justice League is a small cohort of teachers that will work together to craft climate science learning opportunities centered on issues of social justice. To craft their learning experiences, League members will participate[...]
Apr
28
Wed
2021
10:00 am Science Storylines Course (3-5) ...
Science Storylines Course (3-5) ...
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
This online course for Upper Elementary Teachers (3-5) offers 10 STEM Clock Hours and an implementation stipend of up to $400. About this Event Our professional development opportunities are designed to support powerful learning experiences[...]
May
6
Thu
2021
4:00 pm Solutions Oriented Learning Stor...
Solutions Oriented Learning Stor...
May 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Attention Formal Educators of Grades K-12! Join Pacific Education Institute (PEI) and our ClimeTime partners to take a deep dive into urban forestry in Washington State. Participants will learn about the Solutions Oriented Learning Storyline[...]