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Friday, November 15 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Claim-Evidence-Reasoning: Scientific Explanations to Increase Student Voice

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Claim-Evidence-Reasoning (CER) is a way for students to explain observed phenomenon in a scientific way. This structured approach allows students to use observations and data from an investigation. Students use critical reasoning to connect the claim and evidence together. CER is an acclaimed and highly successful instructional strategy that is changing how students understand concepts and write explanations for phenomena.   3-5, 6-8, 9-12

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Pam O'Brien

Regional STEM Coach, STEMscopes by Accelerate Learning
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Jessica Mayfield

National STEM Manager, STEMscopes / Accelerate Learning, Inc.
Dr. Kenn Heydrick is a STEM advocate at the state and national levels. Because of his 30+ years of experience and credentials, he strives to support STEM programs that increase achievement among students. Dr. Heydrick received BS and MS degrees from Northern Illinois University and... Read More →

Friday November 15, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm EST
Winston 1A