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Dine and Discuss for Science Teachers

DATA LITERACY COLLABORATIVE / DINE & DISCUSS for SCIENCE and OTHER TEACHERS (Middle and High School)

The University of Maine Hutchinson Center is partnering with the Maine Data Literacy Project to offer 3 after-school sessions to help Improve how your students use data and graphs as evidence while learning science content.  Sessions will focus on science but are open to any educator interested in improving students’ data literacy skills.

Come prepared to:

– Share strategies for building data literacy while learning science (or social science or math) content

– Review a framework for scaffolding students in data and graphing literacy using an exploratory approach to data analysis

– Identify sources of classroom-ready datasets that support content topics

– Address technology challenges to exploring, graphing and interpreting data

– Plan with colleagues how to integrate more opportunities for students to learn through data throughout their curriculum.

WHERE?

Belfast:  U Maine Hutchinson Center

WHEN?

Three THURSDAYS:  September 22; October 20; November 17 ( 4:00 – 5:30)

COST?

FREE with light sandwiches and drinks provided.

TO REGISTER?

Space is limited, and registration is required, so sign up early. (First come, first served).

To register for 1, 2 or 3 sessions, please contact Molly Schauffler, mschauff@maine.edu

Molly Schauffler

Assistant Research Professor, School of Earth and Climate Sciences

University of Maine Climate Change Institute
Maine Center for Research in STEM Education
Hutchinson Center Science Program Coordinator
207-338-8038 (Hutchinson Center, Belfast)
mschauff@maine.edu

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