STEM

Camp MSS: An Adventure in Science Learning

Camp Making Sense of Science 2018

Join Making Sense of Science this Fall to deepen your science content knowledge, teaching expertise, and facilitation skills – all in a beautiful setting.Read More

Evidence-Based Argumentation in Science Webinar: A Reading Apprenticeship Approach

Learn to use the Reading Apprenticeship instructional framework. Wednesday, 4/25. Read More

Transforming Science Education with Simulation-Based Formative Assessment

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Research points to the potential of simulation-based assessment to improve science education. Read More

Math Coaches: Sense-Makers, Messengers, and Mediators of New Standards

Sense-Makers, Messengers, and Mediators of the New Mathematics Standards: Math Coaches in the Math in Common Community of Practice

Offers eight recommendations for mathematics coaching support. Read More

Join WestEd at AERA 2018

AERA 2018 Annual Meeting

WestEd staff will be involved in more than 20 sessions, chairing, presenting, or serving as discussant.Read More

Registration is Open for Facilitation Academies with Making Sense of SCIENCE

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Our world is made of matter —but what does it really mean to be made of matter? This is just one of several topics teacher leaders will explore in upcoming facilitation academies by Making Sense of...Read More

Successful Classroom Strategies for Urban Science Educators

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In this presentation, special guests will discuss the current urban science teaching and learning landscape.Read More

Learn to Build Science and Literacy Skills, Simultaneously

Cynthia Greenleaf

What if science teachers did not have to choose between engaging students in scientific practices and building their literacy skills? Learn more with WestEd.Read More

District Plans for Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Implementation

Developing District Plans for NGSS Implementation: Preventing Detours and Finding Express Lanes on the Journey to Implement the New Science Standards

The resource provides a clear idea of what goes into a thorough NGSS implementation plan. Read More

WestEd's Nanette Seago Publishes Findings in Peer-Reviewed Journal

Published Articles

The paper examines how a facilitator prepared to use and adapt video-based math professional development.Read More