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NSTA Press: The Power of Questioning and Investigating

  • October 13, 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus, 12000 SW 49th Ave, Portland, OR 97219
  • 39

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Instructor: Dr. Lisa Nyberg, California State University, Fresno
Location: Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus
Audience: K-6


Learning about science begins with investigations of engaging questions: How does that work? How can I solve that problem? Why do things sink or float? How does the toy make sound? See how engaging questions and meaningful investigations help students build understanding of science concepts while giving purpose to literacy skill development. 


How can you make learning accessible through the use of carefully selected questioning strategies that promote analytical thinking? Experience hands-on investigating strategies integrated in a dynamic model to engage powerful instructional practices focused on Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards!


NSTA Press author, Dr. Lisa Nyberg has worked for over thirty years as an educator of students ranging from preschool to graduate school.  She has worked as a classroom teacher, university professor, author, and educational consultant. Her teaching has been recognized by a number of awards including:  the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching and the National Science Foundation Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics and Science. Businesses have also acknowledged her work with the OMSI/Techtronix Award for Excellence in Teaching and the American Electronics Association Award for Science Teacher of the Year. Her work has been featured on The Disney Channel Salutes the American Teacher; PBS SCIENCELINE, and Learning Science Through Inquiry television features.  


4 Professional Development Units will be provided upon completion.


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4110 SE Hawthorne Blvd, #1025

Portland, OR 97214-5246


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