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Science Starters: Engaging Students and Meeting the NGSS
August 8, 10:05-10:45am
Jim Kaczynski, Grades 7/8 Science Teacher, Jamestown Public Schools

@JtownRIscience Email

  • Science, 5-8
  • Audience cap: 40
  • Participant devices (tablet, iPad, laptop) are recommended for this session but not required​ 


 

In this session teachers will learn how to engage students from the minute they enter the room while also meeting goals set out in the NGSS in the first few minutes of class. Participants will have an opportunity to experience and plan how this method can be used in their classrooms.

James Kaczynski, a 7th and 8th grade science teacher in Jamestown, RI, is a RIDE NGSS Facilitator and a JASON Learning Coach.

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