Professional Presentations

Science 20/20 informs the national conversation about teaching and teacher training through a the variety of presentations listed below.

(2019, April) Designing Science Curriculum with English Learners at the Center - Equity and Access for All

Presented at the National Science Teachers Association National Conference, St. Louis, MO.

May Lee, Jennifer Cody and Colleen McCracken share ways ways to support the understanding of the prior and lived knowledge of students that foregrounds primary language acquisition students prior and lived knowledge.

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(2019, April) I Like Scientists! Strategies for Science Instruction for ELs in the Early Grades

Presented at the National Science Teachers Association National Conference, St. Louis, MO.

May Lee, Jennifer Cody and Colleen McCracken share ways ways to support the literacy needs of English learners in the early grades using content storylines with 3D-focused investigations and Kid Writing.

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(2018, November) Intersectionality of NGSS, CCSS & WIDA

Presented at the National Science Teachers Association Regional Conference, National Harbor, MD.
May Lee, Jennifer Cody and two of our Science 20/20 collaborating teachers share the ways in which the NGSS, CCSS, and WIDA intersect and the implication for emergent bilingual learners.

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(2018, November) Principal Efforts to Support Advocacy for Equitable STEM Education in Early Elementary Grades

Presented at the National Science Teachers Association Regional Conference, National Harbor, MD.

May Lee and Jennifer Cody share the ways in which principals can support instruction in the early grades to promote asset-based learning strategies.

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