CREATE Science Seminar Speaker: Dr. Barbara Hug, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Title: Using ecosystem models to examine students’ developing understanding of vector-borne disease. Abstract: The Next Generation Science Standards emphasize the interconnected nature of scientific practices, crosscutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas. As part of a curriculum development/ professional development project, we have developed a curriculum unit that weaves together these three dimensions of science learning… Read More »

CREATE Science Seminar Speaker: Dr. Brian Reiser

The 2017-2018 CREATE Science Seminar Series continue with a presentation by Dr. Brian Reiser, Professor of Learning Sciences, Northwestern University, on November 15, 2017. The presentation is titled “Developing and Teaching with Storylines that are Coherent from the Students’ Perspective”. Abstract: I will explore the characteristics of coherent storylines for the Next Generation Science Standards,… Read More »