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Project Title: Supporting English Learners in STEM Subjects

PIN: DBASSE-BOSE-16-01         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Sub Unit:
Board on Science Education
Board on Children, Youth, and Families

Stephens, Amy

Subject/Focus Area:

Supporting English Learners in STEM Subjects
October 26, 2017 - October 27, 2017
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center
100 Academy Dr.
Irvine, California

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Margaret Kelly
Phone: 202-334-1529
Fax: 202-334-3751


Supporting English Learners in STEM Subjects
Open Agenda — Meeting #3

Beckman Center, Huntington Room
Irvine, California
October 26-27, 2017

DAY 1: Thursday, October 26 (times are PT)

9:30 am Welcome and Overview of the Meeting
David Francis, Study Chair

Presenters will be asked to respond specifically to questions included in our Statement of Task. Guiding consideration: What are the implications for our report? What is the strength of the evidence?

9:35 am Three Areas of Emerging Research on Science Education with DLL Preschoolers: Curricular Development, Home-to-School Connections, and Assessment of Student Science Ability
Daryl Greenfield, University of Miami

10:15 am Clarifying Questions and Discussion

11:00 am Teachers Perceptions, Attitudes, and Biases for English Learners and Implications for STEM Content Learning
Julie Bianchini, University of California, Santa Barbara

11:20 am Clarifying Questions and Discussion

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm Adjourn Open Session

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Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
David Francis (chair)
Alison Bailey
Hyman Bass
Cory Buxton
Kathryn Chval
Marta Civil (virtually)
Christine Cunningham
Leslie Herrenkohl
Megan Hopkins
Okhee Lee
Judit Moschkovich
K. Renae Pullen
Mary Schleppegrell
Guillermo Solano-Flores (virtually)

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Potential chunks of the report; Areas for additional information gathering; Story arc of the report; and Assignments

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: October 31, 2017