Meet Me in the Middle Day

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Meet Me in the Middle Day

Friday, April 4, 2014, 8:00 AM-2:00 PM

Westin Boston Waterfront

Calling all middle school science teachers! Join us for a special “Meet Me in the Middle Day” designed just for YOU! The day will include a Bring Your Own Breakfast Networking session featuring middle school leaders, more than a dozen presentations geared to middle school, and a Share-a-Thon featuring a room full of activities that you can take back to your classroom. Join us for this special event that is guaranteed to re-energize your teaching. Watch Balloon Artist Dick Moberg make amazing balloon animals and shapes from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.. You may even be the lucky winner of an iPad mini or other fabulous door prizes! 

This event will be held during the National Science Teachers Conference (NSTA) in Boston. You must be registered to attend the NSTA National Conference in order to attend the Meet Me in the Middle Day Event. There is no additional registration necessary to attend the Meet Me in the Middle Day.

8:00-9:30  Registration & Welcome: BYOB (Bring Your Own Breakfast) for Middle School Educators   Grand A/B   

8:15-9:15 Networking/Discussion Session Grand A/B  

9:30-10:00 

NMLSTA: What the Next Generation Science Standards Means to a Middle Level Teacher: Thoughts from A Member of the NGSS Writing Team   Commonwealth Ballroom A   

NMLSTA: Integrated Learning Communities for Science -  Math-Language Arts in Middle School as a Strategy to Reach the Next Generation Science Standards    Grand Ballroom B  

NMLSTA: Science Formative Assessment – What Do Middle School Students Really Think?    Grand Ballroom C   

NMLSTA: middleschoolchemistry.com – Big Ideas About the Very Small    Grand Ballroom E    

10:00-10:30

NMLSTA: Curriculum Crosswalks: Aligning the Common  Core Math and the Next Generation Science Standards  Commonwealth Ballroom A

NMLSTA: Synergy between Science and Literacy in the Classroom    Commonwealth Ballroom B   

NMLSTA: The NSTA Learning Center – Free PD Resources and Opportunities for Educators    Grand Ballroom C

NMLSTA: Adapting Resources So They Work for Your Middle Level Students    Grand Ballroom E  

10:30-11:00  Door Prizes    Grand A/B

11:00-11:30

NMLSTA: Everyday Engineering with NSTA Author Dick Moyer  Commonwealth Ballroom A  

NMLSTA: Practical Lessons and Demonstrations on a Budget    Commonwealth Ballroom B 

NMLSTA: Candy Geometry: Using Mathematical Models to Solve a Problem – Sweet!   Grand Ballroom C    

11:30-12:00

NMLSTA: Climate Change Curriculum to Support  Argumentation in Middle School   Commonwealth Ballroom A

NMLSTA: Cheap and Cool Education Technology for the Middle School Classroom   Commonwealth Ballroom B

NMLSTA: Science in 32 Pages: The Brilliant and Graceful Work of Jason Chin Grand Ballroom C

12:00 Noon    Door Prizes   Grand A/B

12:30-2:00   NMLSTA Lunch and Learn Share-a-Thon    Grand A/B   Bring a lunch and join us!

FOR ACCESS TO THE DROPBOX FOLDER THAT CONTAINS THE HANDOUTS PROVIDED BY OUR 2014 SHARE-A-THON PRESENTERS, PLEASE CLICK THIS TEXT

2:00 Hurd Awardee Honored and Grand Prize Drawing

 

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