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Saturday, March 7 • 9:00am - 9:45am
Our NGSS Journey at Avondale High School: 3 Years In and Continuing Forward

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What is NGSS actually like implemented for an entire science department? Follow our 3+ year journey from 2017 to now to how we went from traditional classrooms to inquiry and modeling based instruction. Our journey wasn't perfect and we will discuss our positives and our setbacks. We will also tell you more about how you can transform your department.

Check it out: bit.ly/AvondaleNGSS

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Fahmida Matin

Science teacher, Avondale High School
Began implementing NGSS since the last 2 years and it has been the best decision I’ve made. I realized that my students learn best through inquiry so why not make that change in my teaching.
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Katie Osborn

Science Department Leader
I am a HS chemistry and AP chemistry teacher. As a school, we are really working to embrace MSS and making learning meaningful to students. I want to find new ways to increase engagement and ways to know students are learning.
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Vanessa Logan Wentzloff

Physics Teacher, Avondale High School
Student-centered, inquiry-driven classrooms are central to my teaching philosophy. I focus on standards-based grading, NGSS practices, phenomenon, inquiry, flexible seating and flipped learning. I strive to help other teachers develop their skills and be the best they can be.I am... Read More →

Saturday March 7, 2020 9:00am - 9:45am CST
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