Science Discourse and the Next Generation Science Standards
A BaySci Forum funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
September 30, 2013, 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Exploratorium | Pier 15, the Embarcadero | San Francisco, CA 94111
You are invited to join Bay Area science education leaders for an interactive panel discussion about science discourse—a key component of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and the Next Generation Science Standards.
Instructor in Education and Chair of Elementary Education at Wheelock College, Boston, Massachusetts
Instructor in Education at Wheelock College, Boston, Massachusetts, and Senior Science Associate at Education Development Center, Waltham, Massachusetts
English Language Arts Coordinator and Literacy Consultant for Milton and Needham, Massachusetts
Deputy Superintendent of Instruction, Leadership, & Equity-in-Action, Oakland Unified School District, and Co-chair of the Understanding Language Initiative at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
Hear more about and participate in a Q & A on:
- The role of discourse across content in the Common Core State Standards and areas of overlap between the Common Core and the NGSS
- Techniques and strategies for encouraging robust and authentic science discourse in the classroom
- The role of leadership and collaboration in implementing and supporting successful science discourse
Enjoy a light dinner reception with your colleagues after the program.