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1/12/17 Webinar – Education for Sustainability with the Next Generation Science Standards

January 5, 2017

Education for Sustainability with the Next Generation Science Standards
The Next Generation Science Standards includes a significant focus on sustainability, through standards focused on human impacts on Earth Systems, climate change, natural hazards and natural resources. We will hear from three different sustainability-focused NGSS initiatives. Kathryn Baldwin will introduce the Education for Sustainability framework being used for teacher preparation in Washington State, Jerri Birkofer will describe use of NGSS within a place-based environmental justice module, and Ellen Metzger and Eugene Cordero will describe NGSS-aligned curriculum and professional development with the Green Ninja project.
The webinar is free, but registration is required. Registration: http://nagt.org/nagt/profdev/workshops/ngss_summit/teach_sustainability/registration.html .

Presenters:

Dr. Kathryn Baldwin, Eastern Washington University
Dr. Eugene Cordero, San Jose State University
Ms. Jerri Birkofer, Stewarts Creek High School
Dr. Ellen Metzger, San Jose State University
Making Your Course Worth Their Time: Maximizing Student Learning in your Introductory and General Education Earth Science Courses

Thursday, January 12, 2017
1:00 PM Pacific | 2:00 PM Mountain | 3:00 PM Central | 4:00 PM Eastern

For more information, visit:
http://nagt.org/nagt/profdev/workshops/ngss_summit/index.html​

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