ClimeTime Professional Learning Session: How to Support Home-Based Science Learning During School Closures

This video was originally presented Mon, May 18 2020, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Pacific


Dr. Philip Bell - University of Washington Seattle (ClimeTime)
Dr. Megan Bang - Northwestern University (Learning in Places)
Dr. Carrie Tzou - University of Washington Bothell (Learning in Places)
Dr. Leah Bricker - Northwestern University (Learning in Places)

Description: With students and educators under shelter-at-home orders, states and districts are faced with difficult decisions about how to support students’ science learning while they are home. Home environments support different aspects of student learning than school-based environments. Designing home-based learning experiences to intentionally take advantage of the unique assets of being at home can be supportive of students’ social, emotional, and mental health; provide a meaningful and complementary science learning experience; and allow students to explore real-world and personally relevant science in ways that are difficult to accomplish in school. Field-based examples of home and neighborhood investigations of ecological systems will be shared.

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