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Science sessions at the 2019 national conference

  • 1.  Science sessions at the 2019 national conference

    Posted 11-18-2019 06:29 AM
    Hello to all early childhood educators!
    Here are some of the ways you can connect with your NAEYC Early Childhood Science Interest Forum (ECSIF) at the conference:

    1. Sessions presented by ECSIF members
      • Loving-and learning-science with young children: Expanding themes into science inquiry by bringing in the practices of science and engineering with hands-on, direct exploration.
        • Wednesday 11/20/2019, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Music City Center, Davidson Ballroom Salon C1/C2.
      • To pin or not to pin? Choosing, using, and sharing high-quality STEM resources.
        • Thursday 11/21/2019, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM, Legends D, Omni Nashville
      • Seeds to seedlings: Exploring everyday STEM activities in infant and toddler care.
        • Thursday 11/21/2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Broadway J/K, Omni Nashville
    2. ECSIF Sponsored Sessions
      • A pocketful of rocks? Build on children's interest and go beyond collecting.  
        • Friday 11/22/2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, Room 104E, Music City Center
      • Empower your inner scientist!: Research-based strategies for increasing your science identity and supporting STEM learning in your classroom. 
        • Friday 11/22/2019 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM. Broadway A/B. Omni Nashville
    3. All are invited and welcome to the Early Childhood Science Interest Forum (ECSIF) annual meeting.
      • Friday 11/22/2019 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM.  Electric Room.  Omni Nashville
    Are you presenting a science or engineering session? Reply to this post and let everyone know about it!

    Peggy Ashbrook
    Early childhood science teacher
    Alexandria, VA
    NSTA The Early Years columnist, Science and Children
    Early Years blogger,
    Author: Science Learning in the Early Years, and
    Science Is Simple