Webinars

play  Change the Equation (CTEq)

Presented by Linda Rosen
Chief Executive Officer
Board on Science Education
Change the Equation

Originally aired Tuesday, August 16 2011 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT

Linda Rosen, CEO of Change the Equation, provided valuable information about the (a) importance of a STEM literate citizenry to America's business community, (b) the vision of the Change the Equation organization, and (c) specific Change the Equation initiatives aimed at improving STEM learning. Change the Equation aligns corporate efforts in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to ensure that they add up to real, measurable growth in the achievement and STEM fluency of our nation's young people. Through its network of 110 CEOs, Change the Equation pledges to create widespread literacy in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) as an investment in our nation that empowers us all.

play  Framework for K-12 Science Education Standards

Presented by Tom Keller
Senior Program Officer
Board on Science Education
National Academy of Sciences

Originally aired Friday, July 29, 2011 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT

Tom Keller from the National Academy of Sciences focused our attention and discussion on the implementation and research sections of the document. This webinar and the conversations that it started, kicked off the more extensive conversations that the CSSS community will continue at the September 30 and October 1, 2011 Building Capacity in State Science Education conference in Nashville, TN.

play  Learning Progressions in Science: An Overview

Presented by Aaron Rogat
Consortium for Policy and Research in Education (CPRE)
Teachers College, Columbia University

Originally aired Thursday, November 4, 2010, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST

As a result of our participation in the regional reviews of the Conceptual Framework for Science Education Standards many Council members have expressed interest in learning more about the Learning Progressions (LPs) that were an explicit part of the Conceptual Frameworks. This is the recording of a webinar presented on November 4, 2010 to provide a deeper understanding of LPs to CSSS membership.