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NGSS and Climate Science Workshops

NGSS and Climate Science Workshops

In October, ESD 112 hosted multiple NGSS and Climate Science Workshops in Camas, WA. Teachers learned about the population of pika that live in the Columbia River Gorge in order to help answer the driving question: "How can we mitigate the impacts of climate change on...

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STEM Summit Teacher Training

STEM Summit Teacher Training

In August we teamed up with the NCESD to bring our Kids in the Forest teacher training to their STEM Summit. We offered a half day in classroom lesson followed by a half day field trip to locations we host field days for students.

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Building Capacity for K-5 Professional Learning

Building Capacity for K-5 Professional Learning

In July, 2018, Science Master Trainers and 7 new “Apprentice Trainers” met for three days to develop facilitation materials for a six hour “Foundational Professional Learning” session for “NGSS Phase 1” comprised of Smithsonian Science for the Classroom units for...

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Nov
21
Thu
2019
8:30 am Voices of Hope: Climate Science ... @ ESD 112 Conference Center
Voices of Hope: Climate Science ... @ ESD 112 Conference Center
Nov 21 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Come & get the BRAND-NEW Climate Science Project GLAD unit “VOICES OF HOPE”. When researching for this unit we found ourselves saddened and downright depressed by what is going on — we had to find[...]
Nov
23
Sat
2019
all-day Chief Leschi School Science PD T...
Chief Leschi School Science PD T...
Nov 23 all-day
The outcome of this professional learning series is to prepare students to thrive in multiple cultural contexts. Advocate for school science programs that support Chief Leschi Schools & tribal missions. “Rooted in traditional values, Chief[...]
Dec
3
Tue
2019
8:30 am Stories of Us and the World: How... @ NWESD Region
Stories of Us and the World: How... @ NWESD Region
Dec 3 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
To solve the problems of tomorrow, we need all students to invest in understanding their relationship to our climate and see themselves as active, empowered citizens of our world. Facts and data alone seldom help people find[...]
Dec
4
Wed
2019
all-day HSOER Courses Work Day
HSOER Courses Work Day
Dec 4 all-day
Over the course of four meeting days (10/17/19, 12/4/19, 03/24/20, 05/12/20) high school teachers will work collaboratively to develop and refine phenomena based units for integrated high school science courses. Work days will be hosted[...]
Dec
7
Sat
2019
all-day Chief Leschi School Science PD T...
Chief Leschi School Science PD T...
Dec 7 all-day
The outcome of this professional learning series is to prepare students to thrive in multiple cultural contexts. Advocate for school science programs that support Chief Leschi Schools & tribal missions. “Rooted in traditional values, Chief[...]
Dec
9
Mon
2019
9:00 am Solutions Oriented Learning Stor... @ Vancouver Water Resources Education Center
Solutions Oriented Learning Stor... @ Vancouver Water Resources Education Center
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Become an integral part of this groundbreaking curriculum in Washington State! Pacific Education Institute (PEI) is recruiting 5th grade and High School teachers to pilot our food waste storylines that address climate change. Each storyline[...]