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Pond Ecology, NGSS and Beyond!

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Teachers College, Columbia University

525 W 120th St

Zankel Hall Room 414

New York, NY 10027

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Pond Ecology, NGSS and Beyond! Linking classroom STEM with Primary Sources.

Led by​: Evie Alexander

Ever notice how history and english classes often have students read and analyze primary sources, yet this can be such a challenge in science class? In this workshop, we'll take a look at how to easily integrate real scientific research and microscopy results (aka: primary sources) into your lessons. Workshop leader Evie Alexander has spent years translating scientific articles into more approachable, student-friendly, classroom resources. She will share how she has developed and used these resources in her classroom, and which are freely available on her website https://sciencewithevie.com/ngss/. Each is also linked to the NGSS. Participants will first move through a hands-on introduction on how to create a year-long curriculum centered around easy to find pond microorganisms. Then, you'll get a chance to review and unpack primary sources about these microorganisms and brainstorm ways to use this rich database of articles in your lessons. Participants will choose from over 100 NGSS-linked articles!

*Note, this workshop requires a minimum number of participants. In the event there are not enough participants, the workshop will be cancelled, and a refund will be issued.


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$19.99 (Limited # of tickets!)

Email questions to Registration@STEMteachersNYC.org.

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Please read the FAQs section below carefully before registering.


FAQs

Is STEMteachersNYC an approved NYC DOE CTLE Vendor?

Yes. STEMteachersNYC is a Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) vendor for the New York City Department of Education (#STE-068881). New York State Teachers will receive a CTLE certificate at the end of the workshop. (CTLE ID # 23385)


Is there nearby lodging?

Yes, Please visit our website at: http://stemteachersnyc.org/lodging/ to view many possible options.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Questions about registration or tickets should be addressed to registration@STEMteachersNYC.org.

Questions about invoice/PO issues should be addressed to karen@STEMteachersNYC.org

Questions about our programs should be addressed to chris@STEMteachersNYC.org


I am interested in taking more than one workshop. Can I register for multiple workshops?

It depends: Many workshops overlap so look closely at the start and end dates. Be sure to choose workshops that do not overlap, as reservations are not refundable. If you need help deciding which workshop fits your needs best, please email Chris (chris@STEMteachersNYC.org).

Is the full workshop fee or the balance of the workshop fee refundable?

Refunds for the balance of the full workshop fee (that is, the full fee minus the reservation fee) must be requested within one (1) week of payment and at least four (4) weeks before the start of the workshop. All such requests must be accompanied by an acceptable, documented explanation. Judgments about acceptability of explanations and documentation, and about whether or not a refund will be issued are at the sole discretion of STEMteachersNYC and are final. Refunds will not include fees charged on the initial payment by Eventbrite, credit cards, and/or banks.


Is my reservation/ticket transferrable?

Not without authorization, please contact the STEMteachersNYC Registrar (Registration@STEMteachersNYC.org) if you need to transfer your reservation to a different person/name, or if you wish to transfer your reservation to a different workshop.

Can I update my reservation information?

Yes, you can update your reservation information.

The name on the reservation/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

No, please contact the STEMteachersNYC Registrar (Registration@STEMteachersNYC.org) to address this.

Can I receive college level credits?

No, but you will receive CTLE hours

Where can I find more information about STEMteachersNYC?

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How can I join STEMteachersNYC?

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Please note: We take photographs and record video of our workshops in order to publicize a positive image of science teaching, and of STEMteachersNYC - a recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. If you register, you are agreeing to be photographed and to have your voice and image video-recorded. You are also agreeing to relinquish all your rights to the photographs and video recordings.

If you do not wish to be photographed or video-recorded - you must inform us at check-in. We will take one photograph of your face so that we can erase your image if we happen to catch it by chance during the workshop, and we will do our best to avoid you. We would also appreciate your cooperation in positioning yourself at the edge of the group so as to help us avoid you.

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