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IQWST SummerFest 2017

7:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.



7:30-8:00 a.m.     Continental Breakfast

8:00-10:30 a.m.   The IQWST Experience

Breakout 1 - Intro to IQWST: Can I Believe My Eyes? A session for educators who are new to IQWST that focuses on constructing models to explain light phenomena (Diane Wright)

Breakout 2 - Intro to IQWST: How Can I Make New Stuff from Old Stuff? A session for educators who are new to IQWST that focuses on constructing formal scientific explanations of chemistry phenomena (Jessica Kron)

Breakout 3 - Extending IQWST: How Will It Move? Making Discussion Equitable and Rigorous. A session for current IQWST educators looking for strategies for making discussion more engaging. (Brian Kraft)

10:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.     IQWST Resources

Breakout 1 - The Interactive Digital Edition (Cynthia Weller)

Breakout 2 - NGSS-Aligned Interactive Formative Assessments (Linda Malkin, ONPAR)

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.     Lunch  (Stories of IQWST in the classroom)

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.     The Big Picture: IQWST in the context of NGSS

Breakout 1 - Intro to IQWST Storylines and the DQB - What if lessons could both meet the standards and leverage student curiosity about the natural world? Engage in storyline coherence as a means to not only have pedagogy meet the NGSS, but also build on studen' questions using the Driving Question Board. (Brian Klaft)

Breakout 2 - Extending IQWST: Integrating Literacy Strategies - For those who have already attended the “Intro to IQWST Storylines and the DQB” session, this breakout session is an opportunity to obtain strategies for integrating literacy strategies with readings, discussions, and using the Word Wall. (Diane Wright)

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.     Q&A and Closing

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