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NSELA Webinar on Feb. 14 - STEM for All Students
Thursday, February 14, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM MST
Category: Webinar

NSELA Webinar on February 14, 2019

When: February 14, 2019
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Cost: FREE!
Link to Join: https://zoom.us/j/892572266

STEM for All Students

A Framework for K-12 Science Education (National Research Council, 2012) and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) offer a vision of rigorous standards across K-12 classrooms. As these standards offer both learning opportunities and demands, educators must make instructional shifts to achieve the vision. This presentation will highlight how the instructional shifts based on the Framework and the NGSS and the language instructional shifts in second language acquisition are mutually supportive in promoting both science and language learning for all students including English learners. Using classroom examples, the presentation will highlight what educators can do to ensure that all students are supported in learning science while developing language.

Presented by:

Okhee Lee Professor of Childhood Education at New York University, Steinhardt

Okhee Lee is a professor in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University. She is currently leading collaborative research to develop instructional materials aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in order to promote science learning and language learning of elementary students including English learners. She is also leading collaborative research to integrate computational thinking and modeling in NGSS-aligned instructional materials. She was a member of the NGSS writing team and served as leader for the NGSS Diversity and Equity Team. She was also a member of the Steering Committee for the Understanding Language Initiative at Stanford University.


Join us at: https://zoom.us/j/892572266