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Thursday, January 10
 

9:30am

Teaching Literacy & Science REPEATED (205)
An exciting new approach to help teach science and literacy in the classroom, in particular "Evolution and Inheritance"


In this session I will be describing how the book series "The DNA Detectives" and other fantastic related resources can be used as a tool to help teach children various aspects of the curriculum for KS1 and KS2 literacy and science, particularly evolution and inheritance.

Speakers
avatar for The Little Story Telling Company

The Little Story Telling Company

The Little Story Telling Company
My name is Dr. Mandy Hartley. I have always loved science and even at school I knew this was the career path I wanted to pursue. I have a PhD in Genetics and have had an amazing career working with DNA for over 15 years. I have used DNA to help conserve stocks of haddock and sandeels... Read More →


Thursday January 10, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
Arts 127 (Lecture Room 3)
 
Friday, January 11
 

11:45am

Teaching Literacy & Science REPEATED (355)
An exciting new approach to help teach science and literacy in the classroom, in particular "Evolution and Inheritance"


In this session I will be describing how the book series "The DNA Detectives" and other fantastic related resources can be used as a tool to help teach children various aspects of the curriculum for KS1 and KS2 literacy and science, particularly evolution and inheritance.

Speakers
avatar for The Little Story Telling Company

The Little Story Telling Company

The Little Story Telling Company
My name is Dr. Mandy Hartley. I have always loved science and even at school I knew this was the career path I wanted to pursue. I have a PhD in Genetics and have had an amazing career working with DNA for over 15 years. I have used DNA to help conserve stocks of haddock and sandeels... Read More →


Friday January 11, 2019 11:45am - 12:45pm
Arts 222 (Lecture Room 6)

12:30pm

Word Games that Improve Learning in Secondary (285)
This presentation will put you in the position of the learner, and will start with an activity in which you will enjoy writing out two dozen unfamiliar words. Then several word games will be used to show how fun activities can transform alien words and spellings into a more familiar vocabulary.

Speakers
avatar for William Hirst

William Hirst

Word Games for Science, William's Word Games
My memories of A'level must have planted the seed that Science is a foreign language as the teachers used words I did not understand, and was afraid to ask. When teaching, I used word games and puzzles to integrate language development into my lessons, and found pupils understanding... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for William Hirst

William Hirst

Word Games for Science, William's Word Games
My memories of A'level must have planted the seed that Science is a foreign language as the teachers used words I did not understand, and was afraid to ask. When teaching, I used word games and puzzles to integrate language development into my lessons, and found pupils understanding... Read More →


Friday January 11, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Arts 104

2:30pm

Engaging Students in Science through Reading (474)
Biographies and historical narratives that connect the NGSS & English Language Arts Practices.

Speakers
avatar for Christine Royce

Christine Royce

2018-2019 President, NSTA


Friday January 11, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Arts 301 (Lecture Room 8)

2:30pm

Word Games the Improve Learning in Primary (429)
This presentation will put you in the position of the learner, and will start with an activity in which you will enjoy writing out two dozen unfamiliar words. Then several word games will be used to show how fun activities can transform alien words and spellings into a more familiar vocabulary.

Speakers
avatar for William Hirst

William Hirst

Word Games for Science, William's Word Games
My memories of A'level must have planted the seed that Science is a foreign language as the teachers used words I did not understand, and was afraid to ask. When teaching, I used word games and puzzles to integrate language development into my lessons, and found pupils understanding... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for William Hirst

William Hirst

Word Games for Science, William's Word Games
My memories of A'level must have planted the seed that Science is a foreign language as the teachers used words I did not understand, and was afraid to ask. When teaching, I used word games and puzzles to integrate language development into my lessons, and found pupils understanding... Read More →


Friday January 11, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Arts 104