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Saturday, March 2 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Supporting students in the development and revision of models

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With NGSS, students are expected to develop and use models that help explain why phenomena happen the way they do. However, students often struggle with how to construct models so that they explain their thinking, then later struggle with revising their models. In this session, teachers will engage in the process of effective modeling, and work through how to better support students as their models develop over time and as students make sense of phenomena.

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Victor Chen

Teacher at Lee M. Thurston High School, Knowles Teacher Initiative Senior Fellow, and National Board Certified Teacher.
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Wayne Wright

Science Teacher, Thurston High School
Wayne Wright is an NGSS enthusiast! As a 10 year science teacher Wayne recognizes that this shift in the NGSS mindset has revolutionized his own classroom and how students experience science. Since diving into NGSS Wayne has given a talk at MIStemTalk17, has presented at the Science... Read More →

Saturday March 2, 2019 1:00pm - 1:45pm EST
Grandview B/C