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Project Title: Strengthening Science Education through a Teacher Learning Continuum

PIN: DBASSE-BOSE-11-04         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Sub Unit:
DBASSE Board on Science Education

RSO:
Schweingruber, Heidi

Subject/Focus Area:
Education


Strengthening Science Education through a Teacher Learning Continuum
February 6, 2013 - February 8, 2013
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001



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: Rebecca Krone
Email: rkrone@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-2164
Fax: 202-334-2210


Agenda:

Second Committee Meeting
Keck Center, Room 101

PUBLIC AGENDA February 6-8, 2013

Wednesday, February 6
CLOSED SESSION 9:00 AM – 9:25 AM

OPEN SESSION
9:30 AM Welcome, Introductions, Overview
• Martin Storksdieck (Director, Board on Science Education, National Research Council)
• Committee chair Suzanne Wilson (Michigan State University)

9:45 AM A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Overview and Examples of Instruction Based on the Framework
• Joseph Krajcik, Michigan State University

10:45 AM The Current State of Curriculum and Instruction
• Panel discussion with committee members Betsy Davis (University of Michigan), Kathy Roth (BSCS), and Mark Windschitl (University of Washington)
• Response from Margo Murphy (Camden Hills Regional High School, Maine; Teacher Advisory Council member)

12:15 PM Continue discussions over lunch

1:15 PM The Current State of Knowledge on Induction and Professional Development for Science Teachers
• Presentations by committee member Julie Luft (University of Georgia) and committee chair Suzanne Wilson (Michigan State University)
• What we know about professional development and induction in other fields (e.g., literacy, math, teaching diverse populations): Responses from committee members Judith Warren Little (University of California, Berkeley) and Kris Gutierrez (University of Colorado, Boulder)
o Moderator: Committee member Adam Gamoran (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

2:45 PM Putting Professional Development into Context
• Panel discussion with committee members Patrick Shields (SRI International), Warren Simmons (Brown University), and James Wyckoff (University of Virginia). (30 minutes)
o Moderator: Committee member Barbara Miller (EDC)

3:30 PM Break

3:45 PM Discussion of Charge with Sponsor
• Margo Bartiromo, Director of Education Programs, Merck Institute for Science Education

4:30 PM Adjourn open session

CLOSED SESSION 4:45 PM - 8:30 PM

Thursday, February 7
CLOSED SESSION 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Friday, February 8
CLOSED SESSION 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Suzanne Wilson (Chair)
Michigan State University
East Lansing
MI
Betsy Davis
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor Michigan
Adam Gamoran
University of Wisconsin
Madison
WI
Kris Gutiérrez
University of Colorado
Boulder
CO
Paula Hooper
Institute for Inquiry at the Exploratorium
San Francisco
CA
Judith Warren Little
University of California
Berkeley
CA
Julie Luft
University of Georgia
Athens
GA
Barbara Miller
Education Development Center
Waltham
MA
Kathleen Roth
Biological Sciences Curriculum Study
Colorado Springs
CO
Irwin Shapiro
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Cambridge
MA
Patrick Shields
SRI International
Menlo Park
CA
Warren Simmons
Brown University
Providence
RI
Mark Windschitl
University of Washington
Seattle
WA
James Wyckoff
University of Virginia
Charlottesville
VA


The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
The committee discussed their statement of task, the project timeline, next steps, and writing process,and the presentations given during open session. The committee bias and conflict discussion was held, per NRC procedure.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
The committee shared self-produced writings on the topics being discussed in the open session of the meeting.

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: February 11, 2013