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Saturday, March 2 • 12:00pm - 12:45pm
How do we make figuring out phenomena central in the classroom?

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Our new standards require students to move beyond simply learning about science to figure out phenomena for themselves. This shift requires changes to nearly every aspect of instruction and assessment. I will share how I use a driving question board, a student learning tracking tool, learning targets, scaffolding tools, and formative assessments to support students in figuring out phenomena in my high school biology class.

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Wendy Johnson

Kentwood Public Schools
I currently teach biology at the East Kentwood Freshman Campus. I earned a PhD in science education from Michigan State University. My dissertation was titled "Supporting Three-Dimensional Science Learning: The Role of Curiosity-Driven Classroom Discourse." Twitter @wendyjohns... Read More →

Saturday March 2, 2019 12:00pm - 12:45pm EST
Plaza Boardroom A