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Welcome to Metroplex Mini-CAST 2020! We can’t wait to see you at the Pat May Center on Saturday! Address: Building E 6017, 1849 Central Dr, Bedford, TX 76022

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Saturday, February 8 • 10:50am - 11:50am
(150) Level Up: Innovative Research-Based Ways to Incorporate Student Discourse and Writing into Hands-On Activities

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Productive student conversations and writing supports student learning. Providing students with a platform to integrate hands-on experiences with student discourse and writing scaffolds provides foundational support for student learning and growth. Attend this session to learn how to level up your classroom with research-based strategies for student discourse and writing. Get your students excited talking and writing about science. Attendees will experience first-hand how to incorporate student discourse in hands-on science activities. Participants will walk through a hands-on activity and compile a toolkit of strategies they can use to promote student discourse, writing and engagement.

Speakers
avatar for Jawan Wiltz

Jawan Wiltz

Instructional Coach, Classical Center at Brandenburg
Jawan Wiltz is a veteran teacher with 18 years of experience. During her teaching career she has taught science to grades 5 - 8. She is experienced in classroom teaching, mentoring new teachers, and currently works on her districts curriculum team for eighth grade science. She... Read More →
avatar for Leon Chatman

Leon Chatman

STEM Facilitator, Garland Independent School District


Saturday February 8, 2020 10:50am - 11:50am CST
B 214 ( Tech Center )