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Formal Education: Creating Ocean Literate Students

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  1. Formal Education:Creating Ocean Literate Students Conference on Ocean Literacy June 7-8, 2006 Gerry Wheeler Executive Director, NSTA

  2. Ocean Literacy is Rising 2004 Ocean Blue Print call for action 2005 Environmental Literacy 10 Year Research Report confirmed need Efforts to date: NOAA Ed Plan, Ocean Literacy Framework, CA Model Plan NOAA’s Environmental Literacy Grants

  3. Enhance Effectiveness Of Teaching Engage More Teachers Promote Effectiveness through Research Advocate for Science Literacy NOAA ED and NSTA 2005 Goals Align

  4. NSTA Previous Contributions Testimony before President’s Ocean Commission and Committee Work The JASON Project: Long-Term Support NSTA Support of NOAA Educators and NMEA Board Officers at our Conferences BaP State Partners: Sea Grant Institutions in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Virginia

  5. NSTA Newest Partnerships • New Partnerships with NOAA National Ocean Service and NOAA Office of Education • NOAA SciGuides • NOAA SciPacks and Science Objects • NOAA Symposia and Web Seminars

  6. Additional Possibilities Through NSTA : • Ocean Literacy “content” for: • Journal Articles • National and area conference sessions • PD and teacher resources • NSTA Press Books • Informal Education Initiatives

  7. But the Question Remains… How do we achieve broad scale impact in Science Education that is sustainable?

  8. Step #1 Build a NEWProfessional Development SystemforScience Teachers

  9. Addresses NCLB “Highly Qualified” System Characteristics • Scalable to a national effort • Dynamically address individual needs • Delivered any place, any time • Research-based • Discrete content components

  10. Products and Services University Online Courses My Prof. Develop.Plan reminder MyPortfolio MyLibrary MyCalendar Online Journal Articles Face-to-Face PD SciPacks TeacherProfile connector SciGuides document Books and online Chapters Symposia PD Institutes MyTranscript Government Agency PD Opportunities NSTACertification School Report The system’s the key

  11. Enhance Effectiveness Of Teaching Engage More Teachers Promote Effectiveness through Research Advocate for Science Literacy Thank You Gerry Wheeler, Executive Director