The 2013 BaySci Science Education Forum will focus on science discourse (argumentation) as a critical scientific practice illuminated in the Next Generation Science Standards. A panel of language arts and science education experts and Bay Area district leadership and teachers will present examples and strategies for encouraging successful student discourse in science and discuss how best to support teachers in implementing more robust discourse in the classroom.
Science Discourse and the Next Generation Science Standards
September 30, 2013, 5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. The Exploratorium | Pier 15, The Embarcadero | San Francisco, CA 94111
A panel discussion and Q & A with:
Karen Worth, Instructor in Education and Chair of Elementary Education at Wheelock College, Boston, Massachusetts
Jeff Winokur, Instructor in Education at Wheelock College, Boston, Massachusetts, and Senior Science Associate at Education Development Center, Waltham, Massachusetts
Martha Heller-Winokur, English Language Arts Coordinator and Literacy Consultant for Milton and Needham, Massachusetts
Maria Santos, Deputy Superintendent of Instruction, Leadership & Equity-in-Action, Oakland Unified School District and Co-Chair of the Understanding Language Initiative at Stanford University, Stanford, California
Karen Worth, Jeff Winokur and Martha Heller-Winokur are co-authors of Science and Literacy–A Natural Fit: A Guide for Professional Developers with Sally Crissman and Martha Davis.
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