2021 ISTS Fall Conference (October 4, 2021)

2021 ISTS Fall Conference (October 4, 2021)

Oct 4th

1 Iowa License Renewal Credit ($25) or
1 Drake University Graduate credit ($90)
offered by
Iowa State Education Association (ISEA)

for all-day participation at the:

2021 ISTS Fall Conference
Engaging in Equitable Science
Monday, October 4, 2021

FFA Enrichment Center, DMACC – Ankeny Campus
1055 SW Prairie Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Barbara Billington
Science Education Lecturer
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

Conference information is found here:

Iowa Science Teaching Section-Iowa Academy of Science (scienceiniowa.org)

Instructor/Contact Information: Jesse Wilcox, Ph.D., jesse.wilcox@uni.edu 515-450-2759

The purpose of this course is to take your learning from the Iowa Science Teaching Section Conference directly into your classroom setting. An emphasis of the assignments will be to make your science classroom more equitable.

Required Text: None. Readings for the reading assignment can be found below.

Objectives/Standards for the Class:

Students will:

  1. Engage in professional development activities at the Iowa Science Teaching Section Conference;
  2. Engage in reflective practice focused on improvement;
  3. Apply learning from the ISTS conference/course materials to improving science teaching;
  4. Demonstrate an accurate understanding of equity in PK-12 science; and
  5. Express best practices in engaging students with real-world experiences (e.g., community, inquiry).

Additional information found in the Syllabus.

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