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Welcome to the 2019 NCSTA PDI.  We are celebrating 50 years of continued support of science educators in North Carolina.  We have many great sessions and exciting activities planned.  

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Thursday, November 14 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Promote Data Literacy Using Real-World Datasets and PhET Simulations

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When describing and explaining phenomena, scientists and engineers gather data and use mathematics and computational thinking to make it meaningful. Our students can be engaged by using TUVA, a new tool for thinking about data. Interactive PhET simulations will engage participants to show that they promote student learning and concept explorations.  3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Speakers/Presenters
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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 →


Thursday November 14, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm EST
Winston 1B
  Digital Literacy, Data Literacy