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Engineering in the Classroom - Let the Kids Do the Work!
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August 9, 1:50-2:30pm
Jim Kaczynski, Grades 7/8 Science Teacher, Jamestown Public Schools

@JtownRIscience Email

  • Science, 5-8
  • Audience cap: 40
The presenter will discuss the three dimensions of the NGSS and how engineering increases student involvement and understanding. Teachers will learn about three models used in the middle school classroom that they will be able to use or adapt to use in their classes.

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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