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Participants will experience how OpenSciEd makes use of phenomenon-driven storylines, driving question boards, investigations, and discourse. Participants will be introduced to the storyline approach, a sequence of lessons that is motivated by students’ questions related to their interactions with phenomena. Participants will also navigate an OpenSciEd unit using five routines - activities that play specific roles in advancing the storyline to help increase students’ understanding of the science content.


Michelle Tindall, Professional Learning Facilitator, Activate Learning

  • Session: Afternoon #1
  • Title: OpenSciEd: Instructional Routines that Put Your Students at the Center of the Learning
  • Date: March 31, 2023
  • Time: 1:00 -1:50 p.m.
  • Location: McCollum Science Hall 112, University of Northern Iowa

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