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Kelsey Doolittle created the event North Carolina Science Leadership Association Fall Science Leadership Summit

The Fall North Carolina Science Leadership Association Leadership Summit will be November 28th, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  The theme of the Summit is "Science Everywhere" with an emphasis on both in and out of school science learning programs and activities across the state. The Fall Summit will be hosted at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, NC. Dennis Schatz, senior advisor at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle, will be the keynote speaker. Dr. Christine Royce,current NSTA President, will also speak at the Fall Summit.


Check out their flyer here.  


Tentative Agenda:  


12:30 p.m. - Welcome and Business Meeting


1 p.m. - Featured Speaker: Christine Royce 

“How Leaders Can Use Their Voice and Speak Out for Science/STEM Education”


1:30 p.m. - Presentation of the Gatling Award for Outstanding Science Education Leadership


 


1:45 pm - Update from NC DPI


2 p.m. - NASCAR Hall of Fame Activity


2:30 p.m. - Keynote Speaker:  Dennis Schatz

“How and Why Out of School Science Education Works”


3 p.m. - Science Everywhere Showcase


4:30 p.m. - Closing Remarks





 

2 months ago

Kelsey Doolittle created the event Presentation at the National Science Teacher's Association Regional Conference - Charlotte

Join us at the National Science Teachers Association's Area Conference on Science Education to Energize Science:  Educate and Engage November 29th - December 1st, 2018.  CERTL will present November 30th from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on "Creating Inquiry-Based Classrooms for Student Success" to allow teachers to discover our model that enables teachers to use problem and project-based cases to deliver required content to students in a memorable, real-world context.  


Charlotte, North Carolina

4 months ago

Kelsey Doolittle created the event Presentation at the Bridging the Gap Conference

Join us at the Bridging the Gap 2018 - Uniting North Carolina K - 16 STEM Education - October 23rd - 24th, 2018!  This conference brings together educators, business leaders, government officials, and others who play a role in STEM education to share ideas and resources. CERTL will present October 24th from 11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. on "Creating Inquiry-Based Classrooms for Student Success."  This session will allow participants to discover an engaging inquiry-based learning approach capable of transforming classrooms by motivating students to achieve through instructional standards and PBL cases.  Participants will experience a hands-on student inquiry and receive lifetime access to a selection of PBL cases. 


Raleigh, North Carolina

4 months ago

Kelsey Doolittle created the event Presentation at the Virginia Association of Science Teachers

Join us at the Virginia Association of Science Teacher's Professional Development Institute "Diversify and Strengthen Science for All" November 15th - 17th, 2018!  We will be presenting that Saturday, November 17th, from 9:35 - 10:25 a.m.  Our session, entitled "Creating an Inquiry-Based Classroom for Student Success", will help participates discover an Inquiry-Based approach to learning that engages students and motivates them to achieve.  Participants are introduced to instructional standards that can be used to transform any classroom.  These standards are used with Problem and Project-Based learning cases and hands-on instructional materials to help students develop critical thinking skills.  During the workshop, participants will experience a student inquiry and look at how the parts combine to enhance teaching and learning.  All grade levels are invited to attend the session!

4 months ago

Kelsey Doolittle created the event NCASA Conference Presentation

CERTL is pleased to announce that we will be presenting at the North Carolina Association of School Administrators'sConference on Educational Leadership in Concord, N.C. on April 19th at 11:30 a.m.  The presentation is entitled "Creating Inquiry-Based Classrooms for Student Success" and will be presented in conjunction with Chris Grace, the principal at Lakeshore Elementary School in Iredell-Statesville Schools.  Come visit us Wednesday - Friday at our booth in the Education Marketplace!

3/30/2018

Kelsey DoolittleCoaching Tips - Social and Emotional Learning

Many times we approach PBL with the purpose of addressing what has been called “soft skills.” These are skills that most would agree are those needed to be successful in the real world. However, these skills are often the toughest to master and we need to approach these as “hard skills”, which the article by Thom Markham not only addresses but also shows how PBL can be used to address the social-emotional learning aspects of learning that are so important for the well-being of our students.

2/26/2018

Kelsey Doolittle created the event STEM Acceleration Workshop

STEM Acceleration for Teachers:  A Two-Day PBL and Hands-On Inquiry Workshop


Wake Forest School of Medicine's Center of Excellence for Research, Teaching and Learning (CERTL), in partnership with Carolina Biological Supply Company, invites you to participate in a two-day Summer STEM Acceleration Workshop designed for 6th - 8th grade teachers.  


The workshop will provide teachers with an engaging method to accelerate STEM implementation in classrooms using Problem-Based Learning cases and Inquiry-Based hands-on science materials.  Check out our flyer for more information!  


Each participant will leave the workshop with access to a collection of Problem-Based Learning cases (approximate retail value:  $600) from CERTL and a STEM Challenge Kit (approximate retail value:  $75) from Carolina Biological Supply.  


Location:  Wake Forest School of Medicine's Center of Excellence for Research, Teaching and Learning (CERTL), Winston Salem, N.C. 


Date:  June 18th - 19th, 2018


Cost:  $350 per participant for two-day workshop


For more information regarding registration, please contact Mary Green at (336) 713-2708 or by email at mgreen@wakehealth.edu 

10/30/2017

Michelle GoodeHere at Cuthbertson Middle, we're continuing to learn about PBL and getting excited about it!

10/23/2017