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NSTA 2019

We’re excited to see you at NSTA! Check out our workshops presented by UC Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science (info below). And stop by booth 1171 to see how Amplify Science puts students in the roles of scientists and engineers as they figure out engaging scientific phenomena. Be sure to collect some of our new scientist profile cards, which include short classroom activities to try with your students.

St. Louis, MO April 11 - April 14 NSTA 2019

Visit us in Booth #1171.

Register here to get a free charger at our booth at NSTA

Click the dates below for more details on our workshops.

  • April 11
    8:00 am - 9:30 am

    Room 144

    How K–5 educators and students can expertly use CCCs, presented by Art Sussman

    10:00 am - 11:30 am

    Room 144

    Lead with phenomena and the 3-dimensions will follow, presented by Jacquey Barber

    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Room 144

    Light waves and skin cancer: Phenomena and 3-D instruction for grades 6–8, presented by Leslie Stenger

    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Room 144

    Access and rigor: 3-Dimensional science for English language learners, presented by Sophia Lambertsen

  • April 12
    8:00 am - 9:30 am

    Room 144

    How grades 6–12 educators and students can expertly use CCCs, presented by Art Sussman

    10:00 am - 11:30 am

    Room 144

    Embedded and immersive engineering, presented by Leslie Stenger

    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Room 144

    Snails, robots, and biomimicry: Phenomena and 3-D instruction for grades K–5, presented by Sophia Lambertsen

    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Room 144

    Beyond CER labels: Supporting authentic scientific argumentation in the classroom, presented by Rebecca Abbott

Speaker information

Featured Speaker

Rebecca Abbott Rebecca Abbott is the Professional Learning Lead for The Learning Design Group at the Lawrence Hall of Science. She provides support for teachers and district leaders implementing Learning Design Group approaches and curriculum. She taught for 17 years in the San Francisco Bay Area, including serving as an interdisciplinary instructional coach and early reading intervention teacher in Oakland, CA.

Featured Speaker

Jacqueline Barber Director and Principal Investigator of The Learning Design Group, Jacqueline Barber also serves as Associate Director of Lawrence Hall of Science. In that role, she leads the Lawrence Hall of Science Center for Curriculum Development and Implementation, home to more than a dozen active science curriculum programs. She has been developing increasingly educative curriculum materials for the past 28 years.

Featured Speaker

Sophia Lambertsen Sophia is a Senior Professional Learning Specialist at the Lawrence Hall of Science’s Learning Design Group. She worked as a curriculum developer on the Amplify Science K-5 curriculum, and now provides support for teachers and districts implementing Amplify Science. Before working at the Lawrence Hall of Science, Sophia taught science and worked as an instructional coach in elementary schools in Camden, NJ, and Cumberland, RI.

Featured Speaker

Leslie Stenger Leslie has been on the Professional Learning team with the Learning Design Group and with Amplify since 2017, facilitating and designing experiences for teachers and leaders implementing Amplify Science. Before working at LHS, Leslie spent 19 years working in the Berkeley Public Schools as a middle school math and science teacher, a math coach, and a middle school assistant principal.

Featured Speaker

Art Sussman Dr. Art Sussman received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Princeton University. He continued to perform scientific research at Oxford University, Harvard Medical School, and the University of California. For the past 30 years, he has helped students, teachers, and the general public experience that science is understandable, interesting, relevant, and fun.

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