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#NSTA16 Nashville | Do Not Try This at Home!

Big Bird, @BillNye and Flamingos… No it’s not a crazy dream, it’s #NSTA16— @eckzoo April 3, 2016 If you weren’t in Nashville last week for the 2016 National Conference on Science Education, you didn’t have to dodge asteroids being shot at innocent science teachers by BILL NYE! It was quite the week, and you can […]

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#NSTA16 Nashville: Where Science Teachers Are the Rock Stars!

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My initial goal for the 2016 NSTA National Conference on Science Education (which took place in Nashville March 31-April 3) was solely to present my project (my baby). And just like having a baby… it seemed like a good idea at the time (doing a hands-on presentation in a city to which I needed to […]

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The True Story of #LilHil: How Social Media Helped Me Write My #NSTA16 Nashville Story

I started my Flat Stanley-esque campaign of #LilHil to chronicle my trip to the NSTA National Conference on Science Education in Nashville … I figured EVERYONE was tired of seeing me in a selfie… so I made a Flat Patty or Little Hillyer aka #LilHil (I’ve gone back and forth with #LilHil and #LilHill… that […]

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You Won’t See This List on Buzzfeed: Events for Middle School Teachers at NSTA’s National Conference

If you teach middle school science, you need to be in Nashville for the NSTA National Conference on Science Education, March 31–April 3. You’ll be with thousands of your fellow teachers for the week and take home tried-and-true strategies for everything from creating maker spaces to breaking down lessons for diverse communities of learners. There […]

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#NGSSchat at #NSTA16 | Building PLNs 140 Characters at a Time

#NGSSchat is coming to Nashville, as part of the NSTA National Conference on Science Education! Join us Thursday, March 31, at the Omni Nashville in the Legends C room at 8 Central Time, or virtually via Twitter. It’s going to be a vibrant, collaborative night. I’m so thrilled to be one of the people spearheading […]

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First Time at an NSTA Conference? Up Your Game With These Insider Tips

Are you attending the 2016 NSTA National Conference on Science Education  in Nashville in March 31-April 3? If this is the first time you’ve attended the national conference, it can be overwhelming! Here are some suggestions to consider before you go, updated from last year: At this point, you should be registering, making arrangements for […]

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“Engineering Habits of Mind” Empower Performance: Featured Presentation at #NSTA16 Nashville

Not long ago, engineering was an academic subject mainly reserved for college students. But as states put new science standards in place, many elementary teachers face the expectation that students must learn engineering concepts and skills starting as early as kindergarten. Can you really teach engineering to very young students? I’ve been working in the […]

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Nine Ways Science Teachers Can Make the Most of #NSTA16 Nashville

As you make your plans for NSTA’s National Conference in Nashville, take a look at this diverse array of events and opportunities designed to enrich your experience. (If you haven’t registered for the conference yet, what are you waiting for? Here’s information on how to register.) NSTA’s conference offers many specialized opportunities for science educators. […]

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Focus on STEM at #NSTA16 Nashville, March 31-April 3

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) is becoming a mainstay in schools around the world, and the same will be true this spring at the NSTA National Conference in Nashville, March 31–April 3. There will be over 150 STEM-focused sessions, and three of the 13 featured speakers have detailed backgrounds in STEM and will be […]

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