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Friday, March 1
 

4:00pm

Transformed Microscopy
Transform microscopy lessons from "look and draw" to truely quantifyable inquiry. Use of supper cheap digital cameras or even cell phone cameras will be demonstrated. This will be a hands-on experience, bring your own USB enabled device.

Presenters
avatar for Bob Myers

Bob Myers

Anatomy/Physiology Teacher, West Ottawa High School
I have taught Anatomy Physiology in both Grand Rapids Public Schools and West Ottawa Public Schools for the last 25+ years. GRPS from 1990-1999 and at WOPS ever since. I am also the Science Olympiad coach for WOPS.One of my favorite aspects of anatomy is histology so I have embedded... Read More →


Friday March 1, 2019 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Ruby Room
 
Saturday, March 2
 

2:00pm

5 Days that Changed my Life: Coding in the Science Classroom
Have you ever wondered how you could bring some coding into the classroom? It seems daunting however last summer I was part of a group who learned how to do just that. Come see what we learned, learn some coding and see what the students experience. Also learn how you can sign up for next summer's coding workshop.

Presenters
avatar for Don Pata

Don Pata

Teacher, Grosse Pointe North High School
I have been teaching high school science for over 20 year. I like to talk about NGSS, advanced pedagogy, modeling instruction and healthy grading. I have 4 young children. In the summer I run modeling workshops across Michigan.


Saturday March 2, 2019 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Vandenberg A

2:00pm

A lecture style lesson where all students are engaged? Yes, please!
When you are teaching, how do you know that your students are listening? Or if they truly understand what you are teaching? With Pear Deck, a Google add on, teachers can get a quick and accurate check of student engagement and understanding multiple times throughout a traditional lesson. Bring your own device and see this program in action.
Remember to sign up for your free 30 days first, then use the supplied link AFTER your 30 days are done.

https://tinyurl.com/y6rksmqg  

Presenters
avatar for Karen Malloy

Karen Malloy

Mancelona High School
I am a wife and mother of two. I have been teaching science and math for over 15 years.


Saturday March 2, 2019 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Thornapple Room