Join WestEd at National Science Teachers Association National Conference

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Join WestEd at the National Science Teachers Association National Conference this week in Los Angeles at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

WestEd’s Kirsten DaehlerKathy DiRannaJo Topps, Karen Cerwin, and Jennifer Mendenhall will present. In addition to checking out their presentations, stop by the WestEd booth!

Wednesday, March 29

Session: Moving Standards into Practice — Five Tools and Processes for Translating the Next Generation Science Standards into Instruction and Classroom Assessment
Time & Location: 9am-4pm; JW Marriott, Platinum Ballroom Salon F
WestEd Presenters: Kathy DiRanna, Jo Topps

Thursday, March 30

Session: Mary C. McCurdy Lecture — Born to Be a Scientist
Time & Location: 8-9am; Los Angeles Convention Center, Theatre (411)
WestEd Presenter: Kathy DiRanna

Session: Next Generation Science Standards Toolkit Pathway Session — Using Performance Expectations to Plan for Classroom Assessments
Time & Location: 12:30-2:30pm; JW Marriott, Platinum Ballroom Salon G
WestEd Presenter: Jo Topps

Session: Science as a Context for Literacy — Win-Win for Both
Time & Location: 2-3pm; JW Marriott, Olympic 1
WestEd Presenter: Karen Cerwin

Session: Lessons Learned — The California Next Generation Science Standards K–8 Early Implementation Initiative
Time & Location: 3-6pm; Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel A
WestEd Presenter: Kathy DiRanna

Friday, March 31

Session: NGSS Toolkit Pathway Session — Using the 5E Instructional Model to Develop a Conceptual Flow
Time & Location: 8-10am; JW Marriott, Platinum Ballroom Salon G
WestEd Presenter: Kathy DiRanna

Session: NGSS Toolkit Pathway Session — Using the 5E Instructional Model to Design Learning Sequences
Time & Location: 11am-12pm; JW Marriott, Platinum Ballroom Salon G
WestEd Presenter: Kathy DiRanna

Session: Next Generation Science Standards Toolkit Pathway Session — Using Evidence of Learning Specifications to Develop Performance Tasks
Time & Location: 12:30-1:30pm; JW Marriott, Platinum Ballroom Salon G
WestEd Presenter: Kathy DiRanna, Jo Topps

NSELA-Sponsored Session: Making Sense of SCIENCE — A System for Systems Thinking
Time & Location: 2-3pm; JW Marriott, Diamond Ballroom Salon 2
WestEd Presenter: Kirsten Daehler

Session: Next Generation Science Standards — Three Dimensions in Action in a California Early Implementer Classroom
Time & Location: 3-6pm; Westin Bonaventure, Santa Anita A
WestEd Presenter: Karen Cerwin

Session: Modeling the Earth-Sun System — More than the Seasons
Time & Location: 3:30-4:30pm; Los Angeles Convention Center, 515A
WestEd Presenter: Jennifer Mendenhall

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