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Archive: Teacher Tip Tuesday: Family Science at the Dinner Table, June 2, 2020

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Daily Do imageDoes shelter-in-place have you running out of things to do with your children?  Are you looking for new ideas to spark excitement around your dinner-table (or other family time) conversations?  Learn more about how to engage children in making sense of  kitchen-related phenomena that the whole family can enjoy!

NSTA Teacher Tip Tuesday is a new online series from the National Science Teaching Association where teachers of science learn, share, and grow together through informal discussion on important topics in science and STEM education.

Presenters: Kristin Rademaker, Michael Fumagalli

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Below are comments from individuals who attended the seminar:

  • "I really enjoyed the webinar. It gave me ideas about how to boost my students' curiosity by facilitating a discussion about everyday phenomena and then encourage them to investigate their occurrence and nature."
  • "Professional yet approachable in terms of delivery of the webinar objectives to everyone, no matter what role they are in. I am a science teacher and an educator and I am impressed by the dedication, knowledge and experience of the panelists. Great job!"
  • "I like how the speakers highlighted the power of questions. It really made me reflect on my Science classes, whether I am giving them the questions that would encourage active learning or just for the sake of giving them."

A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' My Profile page in the NSTA Learning Center for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.

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