Professional Development Center

Understanding a Framework for K-12 Science Education

Dates July 19 and August 16, 2012
Time 9:00 am -12:00 noon
Location University of Southern Maine, Portland Campus
Presenter Anita Bernhardt, Maine Department of Education

Spend two mornings this summer learning about the ideas in A Framework for K-12 Science Education and the Next Generation Science Standards. Join Maine Department of Education Science Specialist Anita Bernhardt to learn more about the Crosscutting Concepts and the Core Disciplinary Ideas of Engineering and Technology. These sessions will give you a chance to dig into the language of the Framework and reflect on your own instruction. The sessions will model components of the Framework and will help you to prepare to implement new standards. For more information on the Science framework and the Next Generation Science Standards, go to:

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