This year's conference will be held at the Courtyard Marriott in Marlborough, MA on October 25th.
Welcome Breakfast and Keynote begins at 7:30 AM.
Our Keynote speaker:
Author and Boston University Research Fellow
Plenary: Next Generation Science MCAS: State Assessment Update
Katie Bowler, Isadel Eddy, Steve Long
This year’s conference will feature presentations on:
Integrating the Science of Cognitive Development into the Art of Science Teaching: Explanation-Rich Materials for Teaching Life Science in Elementary School (Deb Kelemen, Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences (Developmental Science) at Boston University)
Using the Crosscutting Concepts in Academically Productive Ways (Thomas “TJ” McKenna, Science Education at Boston University)
Schoolyard Bioblitzes and iNaturalist: Open Science Options to Gain STEM Skills, Knowledge and Community Connections (Marie Studer, UN Sustainable Development Goals Champion at The Disruptive Factory)
Professional Learning with OpenSciEd (Kate McNeill, Professor of Science Education, Boston College)
Educational supports for teachers (Tsongas Industrial History Center, New England Aquarium and Museum of Science)
District Led session related to the keynotes theme of science literacy