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Center for Digital Education
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The 21st century demands a different approach to science learning—and school districts across the country are grappling with the task of modernizing their science education programs.
Join us as Dr. Randy Yerrick examines some of these critical challenges you and your colleagues face, and explores the path for successful transformation. Dr. Yerrick will discuss how hands-on, inquiry based science has improved student achievement in schools that are successfully integrating technology into their science lessons. You will also experience how the SPARKscience solution from PASCO helps you meet many of these challenges.
Together we can unlock the potential of your students and teachers—and drive student achievement in science.
We're giving you the keys! Will you join us?
We have the key to unlocking student potential and achievement in science education. You will receive a 1GB USB drive with materials focused on transforming science education, including a whitepaper by Dr. Randy Yerrick discussing the impact technology can have on student engagement and student achievement in science.
Attendees will be entered to win a FREE SPARKscience Learning System.
All participants receive a 1GB USB drive loaded with materials to support your science transformation agenda.
One guest will win a SPARKscience Learning System.
Registration is complimentary. Lunch will be served.
This event is for education executives and decision-makers interested in finding innovative ways to address shortfalls in science achievement.
Randy Yerrick, Author, Researcher and Associate Dean of Educational Technology - University of Buffalo Graduate School of Education
Dr. Randy Yerrick is an author and researcher dedicated to improving student achievement in STEM fields by better preparing teachers to teach in a 21st century environment. He is currently the Associate Dean of Educational Technology at the University of Buffalo’s Graduate School of Education. His experience demonstrates how technology, when integrated effectively into a lesson, can dramatically improve student success and interest in scientific discovery. Dr. Yerrick’s belief that 21st century teaching tools and pedagogical changes lead to improved student achievement are supported by his extensive research and have placed him in high demand as a keynote speaker and workshop leader for schools seeking to improve their science education programs.
9:30 am: Registration
10:00 am: Examining hands-on, inquiry-based learning from the student’s perspective
11:00 am: Case studies- See examples of what is working in other NY schools
11:30 am: Examining the data- See how student test scores improve through the integration of technology and hands-on science learning
Noon: Networking lunch
1:00 pm: Adjourn