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The Engineering Mind

The Engineering Mind

On January 18, educators gathered at the Tacoma Professional Development Center to integrate an understanding of NGSS Engineering Practices into their work with students. Focusing on a puddle at the site, facilitators led the group through an Engineering Design...

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Phenomenal Science!

Phenomenal Science!

On Saturday, January 11, educators gathered at the Tacoma Professional Development Center to dig into NGSS and apply the Science and Engineering Practices to their local environments. After investigating the "schoolyard" for events and processes that might pique...

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Apr
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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[...]