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First Public Draft of the Next Generation Science Standards

The first public draft of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) is available at www.nextgenscience.org from May 11 to June 1. Feedback collected during the comment period will be organized and shared with the leading states and writing team members. After the … Continue reading

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Science Standards: The Next Generation

We are pleased to announce Science Standards: The Next Generation A BaySci Forum funded by the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation being held Wednesday, November 30, 5:30–8:30 pm at the Exploratorium. 11.04.11—In July 2011, the National Research Council’s Board on Science Education unveiled a framework to guide … Continue reading

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Exploring the New National Research Council’s Framework for K-12 Science Education

The Center on Instruction hosted a webinar on Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 2–3 pm Eastern, entitled “Exploring the New National Research Council’s Framework for K-12 Science Education” 10.05.11—This webinar was presented by BaySci staff Craig Strang, Vanessa Lujan, and Lynn Barakos … Continue reading

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Congratulations to BaySci Teacher, Valerie Joyner, for publishing in the November issue of Science & Children

11.01.10—BaySci would like to congratulate Petaluma City Schools BaySci Leadership Team teacher, Valerie Joyner, for her success in publishing an article on student notebooking in the latest November issue of NSTA’s peer-reviewed journal for elementary teachers, Science & Children. The article … Continue reading

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BaySci Teacher Professional Development—Integration of Science and Literacy Institute (5 days)

08.02.2010—This workshop at the University of California’s Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley is designed for Newark USD and Novato USD teachers to: directly experience student centered integration of science and literacy, including facilitated scientific discourse, reading of informational texts … Continue reading

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BaySci Teacher Professional Development—Classroom Strategies for Hands-on, Inquiry-based Science Institute (5 days)

06.21.2010—This workshop at the Exploratorium in San Francisco is designed for Newark USD and Novato USD teachers to: experience hands-on activities and video images of classroom inquiry to develop a greater understanding of inquiry- based science; explore strategies for using … Continue reading

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2011 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference, San Francisco, CA—March 10-13, 2011

03.01.10—The National Science Teachers Association 2011 national conference will be held in our very own backyard—San Francisco! We look forward to joining our colleagues at this wonderful event and supporting our BaySci teachers to continue to develop their professional knowledge. … Continue reading

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Newark teachers experience inquiry-based science techniques

07.15.09—Read an the article written by Tri-City Voice journalist Miriam G. Mazliach on our Newark 2009 BaySci Teacher Leadership Academy Teachers. (more…)

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The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Funds the BaySci Teacher Professional Development Program

10.01.2008—Read the grant summary of the BaySci Teacher Professional Development Program funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation which funds the Exploratorium and Lawrence Hall of Science to supports the development of an innovative teacher professional development program. (more…)

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