The Current State of Science Education - NGSNavigators Podcast

We are bursting with excitement about all the new things happening with NGS Navigators. As you may already know, NGS Navigators is now part of a nonprofit organization called The Margaret O’Sullivan STEM Foundation, Inc., which is dedicated to honoring the work and legacy of the founder of NGS Navigators.

With the changes comes exciting news, including the official launch of the podcast, with several new episodes coming soon.

This week's podcast is one to tune in for. Our board members, Dr. Todd Campbell, Jen Gutierrez, and Wanda Bryant introduce our new host of the podcast, Tamashi Hettiarachchi. Join us as we get to know our new host and for a lively and thought-provoking discussion on issues that affect us all in and out of the classroom. 

We are thrilled to have our wonderful host Tamashi on board and look forward to many new and exciting conversations to bring to you.

**Here is a link to the article mentioned in the episode: Army Ants and Their Guests


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Episode 066: Making Science Thinking Visible K-6 with Steve Addison

 

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Summary:

Meet Steve Addison, a K-6 science specialist at an elementary school, who's done various workshops with American Modeling Teachers Association and ACS. Steve is here to share his experiences and strategies about guiding students to make their thinking visible. He’s looking to see how students can perform or do science versus regurgitating or reciting certain concepts. Tune in and learn what making thinking visible looks like in K-6. 

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Show Highlights

  • 01:30 - 08:00     Introduction to Steve and making science thinking visible in K-2
  • 08:00 - 11:30     An example of making thinking visible for 5th grade
  • 11:30 - 15:00 ...
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