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Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce

6 Blackstone Valley Place

Lincoln, RI 02865

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JASON Learning Innovation Generation & World of Waves, Sponsored by SENEDIA and ONR

NEW NGSS Curricula for Rhode Island!

Morning registration begins at 7:30am. Workshop begins promptly at 8:00am.

Innovation Generation, developed in partnership with SENEDIA (For Grades 4-8)

Introduce some of the fastest-growing, most exciting STEAM areas and careers: cybersecurity, acoustics, and unmanned underwater vehicles to your students. Develop students’ science, engineering, and technology knowledge and skills, and build a stronger and more engaged STEAM pipeline in our state. Meet local, STEM career role models representing the diverse defense industry based right here in RI.

World of Waves, developed in partnership with ONR (For Grades 4, 6-8)

Help students build a deep, working understanding of the physics of waves and their importance in our world. Explore how sound, light and other electromagnetic waves are involved in engaging real-world phenomena, like surfing in the ocean, animal communication, and mobile networks.

Workshop provides:

  • An in-depth look at the new curricula with a focus on lesson plans, video resources, and RI STEAM role models
  • Training in science content and instructional strategies
  • Methods to inspire students through real-world science application, positive STEAM role models, and career-based education
  • Opportunities to collaboratively test lessons
  • Demonstration and discussion of best practices in curriculum implementation and student engagement
  • Opportunities to hear directly from and meet with selected STEAM role models
  • Discussions around adapting materials for older and younger audiences, and vertical alignment
  • Next Generation Science Standards alignments, connections, and pedagogy
  • Practice with using the 5E instructional model
  • Free online access to JASON’s gated platform and all of JASON’s award-winning curricula for participants


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