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PD Opportunity: Wade Institute Building the Storyline

9 Mar 2023 5:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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:

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.


Registration Information

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 fee

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