Wade Institute for Science Education
2023 MA DESE OAPL Approved Professional Learning Workshop
This professional learning opportunity is an Approved Course for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's Accelerating Science: Open Access Professional Learning. It is free for eligible Massachusetts educators! Check your eligibility to attend for free and learn more about the MA DESE OAPL program:https://www.doe.mass.edu/instruction/ela/oapl
Building the Storyline
A professional workshop for grades 9-12 educators
An Approved Course for MA DESE’s Accelerating Science: Open Access Professional Learning
Explore how to use storyline routines and anchoring phenomena to shift your curriculum to student-centered science learning as you explore the relationship between humans and the natural environment. Follow a storyline unit focused on sustainability, management of natural resources, ecosystems health, design solutions, and more. Engage in lessons from the unit as a learner, including the anchoring phenomenon routine and student-driven inquiry investigations, then reflect on those experiences as a teacher. Construct a storyline unit, incorporate relevant phenomena, and utilize best practices for DEI in the STEM classroom. Bring back to your classroom an outline of a storyline unit, inquiry investigations, and resources for developing your own storyline unit using culturally relevant phenomena.
Dates and Times: Monday, April 3rd and Tuesday, April 4th, 2023 (8:30 AM – 3:30 PM ET)
Collaborating partner & Location: Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor
Cost: $200 per educator or free for eligible MA educators
Credit: 14 PDPs or 1 graduate credit and 22.5 PDPs for an additional feeSign up today at https://www.wadeinstitutema.org/oapl!