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We're the Smithsonian Science Education Center!

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We’re the Smithsonian Science Education Center and we’re on a mission to transform the teaching and learning of science for all students, across the globe.

2013 Biodiversity: Smithsonian Science Education Academy for Teachers

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In collaboration with other museums and units of the Smithsonian, the Professional Development Center works to create and deliver week-long professional development for teachers of science, these programs, known as the Smithsonian Science Education Academies for Teachers, were started in 2005 to bridge the gap between formal and informal science education by combining training is science content and pedagogy with behind the scenes experiences at a wide variety of Smithsonian units, Smithsonian Affiliate partners, inquiry-based STC/ STCMS curriculum and world-class science research facilities throughout the Washington DC area. Visit us at http://www.ssec.si.edu/

The Global Classroom with the Smithsonian Science Education Center | COVID-19

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Scarisbrick Hall, in partnership with WHO and supported by UNICEF, launched ‘The Global Classroom’. The event was also supported by the Independent Schools Association and Microsoft Teams. An historic global education initiative to unite the minds and hearts of children around the world. An unmissable opportunity to interact directly with some of the world’s leading figures in the fight against Covid-19. Learn more: https://www.theglobalclassroom.com

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Main website of the Smithsonian Science Education Center includes general information for teachers and links to educational resources.

Smithsonian Science Education Center / National Academies

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The Smithsonian Science Education Center (formerly NSRC) was formed by the Smithsonian Institution and the National Academies in 1985 with the mission to improve the learning and teaching of science in school districts in the United States and throughout the world.

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Lemelson Center receives $2.6 million grant for informal science education

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“Places of Invention,” a planned 3,500-square-foot exhibition at the National Museum of American History scheduled to open in 2014, will feature a selection of “hot spots” of invention and innovation—places where a critical mass of inventive people, networks, institutions, funding and other resources come together and creativity flourishes.

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Smithsonian Science for Global Goals

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Smithsonian Education (Español)

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Apoya hoy a Smithsonian Education: https://ssec.si.edu/donate

STEM Education for Sustainable Development

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Effective Inquiry-Based STEM Education

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The Smithsonian Science Education Center addresses systemic change in STEM Education within a school, district, region or state. We do this by supporting education leaders, including teachers, through superior professional development and leadership training to ultimately see a measurable increase in student achievement.

Strategic Planning Institute 2013

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The 65+ Science Education Institutes held since 1985 guide school district leadership teams through the development of a five-year strategic plan. This plan incorporates research and best practices on implementing hands-on, inquiry-centered science programs in a systemic and sustainable way from kindergarten to twelfth grade.

Interview with a Smithsonian Scientist: Dr. Michael Wise

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Dr. Michael Wise, of the National Museum of Natural History's Department of Mineral Sciences, reflects on his experience with the teacher participants of the 2013 Earth History Smithsonian Science Educational Academy for Teachers.

Introducing: Good Thinking!

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The Smithsonian Science Education Center presents: Good Thinking! a new original series and professional development resource for science educators. Join dedicated science teacher Isabella Reyes as she explores the inner workings of her students’ minds, identifies common pitfalls in the teaching of complex scientific topics, and learns new techniques for effective classroom practices grounded in the latest education research. That’s great science education – that’s Good Thinking! Explore the research: http://s.si.edu/1IwH5zS Credits: http://s.si.edu/1SGMX0J ---- If you enjoyed our Good Thinking! videos, share them with a friend, colleague, or a teacher in your life. And be sure to connect with us online! Our Website: http://s.si.edu/1RtrHsO STEMVisions Blog: http://s.si.edu/1de3GIH Facebook: http://s.si.edu/1Hc9Rt0 Twitter: http://s.si.edu/1GmsSVR Pinterest: http://s.si.edu/IJtdLq Google+: http://s.si.edu/1SGMzzj

Scaffolding Science Vocabulary Development within Inquiry-Based Instruction

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In this session, author and professor Dr. David T. Crowther will provide teachers with a basic understanding of language development and provide strategies for scaffolding both content and science vocabulary within inquiry-based science instruction.

Animal Studies–Science Vocabulary

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"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Impact of Professional Development for Science Teachers

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An elementary teacher in New Mexico bravely describes confronting her own misconceptions about the food web and describes how the realization will improve her practice for the coming school year.

Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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In our Land and Water curriculum, students will spend a lot of time "bulldozing." Trainer Joe Brasile provides tips on on teaching your students effective technique.

Smithsonian Education (Español) [Full-length]

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Smithsonian Education (English)

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You hold the potential to change thousands of lives by nurturing the inner scientist in young people. Support Smithsonian education today! https://ssec.si.edu/donate

Student Notebooking– Table of Contents

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"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Student Notebooking– Tools: Using a Lab Report Writing Wheel

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"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements– Separating Solutes

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"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Investigating Biodiversity and Interdependence– Investigating Fungi

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"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.
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