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Strengthen SCIENCE INSTRUCTION:
Make Best Use of Apps, Mobile Devices
and Other Cutting-Edge Technology in Your Science Classroom

(Grades 6-12)

Presented by Celeste Best
Award-Winning Science Teacher and Presenter

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Specifically Designed for Science Educators Serving Grades 6-12

  • Innovative ways to utilize mobile devices, tablets, Chromebooks, computers, and other digital tools, whether you have one or many, in your existing science instruction
  • Discover the newest and best apps, including Google Classroom, to enhance science instruction
  • Explore how to incorporate real world STEM-based activities with innovative technology-based resources
  • Gain helpful tips and tools to help you challenge your science students with problem solving and inquiry-based learning and collaboration through the use of technology
  • Outstanding strategies for using technology to incorporate the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) into your already existing science curriculum
  • Receive an extensive science instruction resource handbook and a link to a companion website filled with ideas, activities and resources you can use immediately in your science classroom

You are welcome to bring your own fully charged mobile device. It is not, however, a requirement to attend this seminar

Practical Ideas and Strategies

Have you ever wanted your students to create a stop action movie about cell division? Watch a chemical reaction in 3D, or examine the night sky during the middle of the day? Celeste Best, an award winning science teacher and seminar leader, will provide you with resources that can help you to turn ideas like these into reality. This high-energy, dynamic seminar will provide you with a wide range of incredibly easy to use resources that will allow you to realize the full potential of mobile technology in your classroom and inspire you to take your lessons and your students to the next level.

Whether you are utilizing mobile devices, iPads, Chromebooks or web applications, during this fast-paced day you will explore dozens of apps and resources that can help to immerse your students in science through inquiry based activities that focus on critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration. The day will also be spent investigating resources that can be used for planning and organizing instruction, introducing content, collecting data, assessing student learning, and presenting information.

You will leave this seminar with a new level of excitement and confidence in your ability to meaningfully integrate mobile technology as a learning tool in the science classroom. You will receive an extensive resource handbook filled with ideas that you can easily integrate into your own classroom, plus access to a website that has all the resources shared during the seminar, and more, to support your follow-up needs and implementation after the seminar.

Ten Key Benefits of Attending

  1. Expand and Energize Your Existing Science Teaching Strategies with Cutting-Edge Technology
    Utilize a variety of resources, apps, mobile devices, and websites to enhance current science lessons … Ensure all students are being engaged and empowered to learn and apply science concepts
  2. Tap into Highly Effective Apps, Mobile Devices and Other Cutting-Edge Technology to Bring New Life to Your Science Lessons
    Discover dozens of practical strategies for using technology to energize and motivate your students to reach a deeper and richer understanding of your content
  3. Boost Student Inquiry and Research Skills
    Discover ways to foster inquiry-based learning through apps and interactive websites that make science come alive
  4. Practical Ways to Achieve Differentiated Science Instruction in the Science Classroom
    Learn how you can easily differentiate science instruction to meet a wide range of student skills … Realize a significant and positive impact by integrating mobile devices into your science classes
  5. Meet Your Students on Their Terms and Through Their Media
    Students today are highly skilled in using technology and they succeed when technology is used to foster learning
  6. Make Best Use of Free Google Tools and Google Apps to Enhance Science Instruction in Grades 6-12
    Learn practical applications for utilizing free Google Tools to enhance science instruction … Go beyond basics and also discover the latest updates in the tools you want to use the most in your science classrooms
  7. “Flip” Science Instruction to Maximize Every Student’s Science Development
    Discover ways to actively engage students in dozens of highly motivating activities designed to engage all types of learners, both within and outside the classroom … Take advantage of the power of flipping your classroom to help your students succeed
  8. Engage Your Science Students in Activities Which Support Collaboration
    Examine the best available tools to enhance learning through activities that encourage collaboration, discovery and multimedia communication
  9. Unleash the Power of STEM Education and Real World Problem Solving
    Discover the newest, most innovative ways to put your students in the role of scientists by providing them with real world-based problems and asking them to discover, design and solve those problems through the use of technology-based tools and resources
  10. Receive an Extensive Science Instruction Resource Handbook and a Seminar Follow-Up Access to Website
    Each participant will receive an extensive resource handbook containing dozens of ideas, apps and web-based resources to help you incorporate mobile technology into your science lessons … A continually updated website will be available to participants for access to practical ideas, information and resources that will help you get started immediately

Outstanding Strategies You Can Use Immediately

  • Dozens of ideas on how to effectively use apps, mobile devices and other cutting-edge technology to make your science classes more interactive and engaging
  • How to get students to communicate, collaborate and think using free and inexpensive apps and resources
  • Specific methods to make mobile technology highly effective tools that will ensure student success in science
  • Practical strategies for integrating technology into already existing science lessons
  • Creative ways to immerse students into STEM-based, real world science scenarios to increase motivation and learning
  • Proven strategies and the best resources for incorporating use of augmented reality into your science program
  • Classroom-proven, practical ideas to encourage science inquiry through challenging learning experiences
  • Proven ways to strengthen student understanding of science concepts by using technology to differentiate science instruction
  • Creative ways to reach students in their world through online tools and media they already use
  • Innovative ideas to create a more accessible learning environment for all students
  • Ways to better use technology to create authentic formative and summative assessments to gauge and monitor student achievement
  • Proven techniques for using the flipped classroom to effectively teach rigorous science skills and concepts, including those aligned with NGSS
  • Proven ideas and techniques to effectively manage your science classes and lessons effectively by using the latest technology
  • Practical examples of how to develop instructional strategies that help students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Creative ideas for students to obtain, evaluate and effectively communicate information
  • Fresh ideas on how to assist students in utilizing technology to creatively demonstrate their learning

A Message From Your Seminar Leader

Dear Colleague:

Like many teachers, the use of mobile technology in my classroom came many years into my career. Immediately, I realized I had become a participant in a revolution - a science revolution to foster learning that requires students to be critical thinkers, problem solvers and engage in real world science. Integration of mobile technology has evolved my classroom and my teaching from a place where we learned about science to a place where we doscience.

I look forward to welcoming you to this NEW seminar where we will spend a fast-paced day investigating the endless possibilities mobile technology offers both you and your students. Specifically designed for the grades 6-12 science classroom, our day will focus on practical strategies, highly effective tools and techniques and excellent resources and apps that will help you successfully integrate a variety of types of technology into your curriculum.

This fast-paced seminar will provide each participant with practical, classroom-tested activities and examples. We will focus on several aspects of using technology in the science classroom including strategies on how to fully integrate technology into daily instruction, engage and enhance student learning and advance student problem solving and critical thinking skills. This high-intensity seminar will introduce you to dozens of resources and apps that will help strengthen what you already do in the classroom and allow you to build on your existing successes.

I invite you to join me for this valuable experience that will inspire and motivate you to return to your classroom and immediately implement the resources and cutting-edge instructional techniques. To help support this experience, you will be provided with a hard copy resource handbook and a link to a website that has all the resources shared during the seminar.

I look forward to meeting you at the seminar and our day of learning together.

Sincerely,
Celeste N. Best

P.S. As an experienced secondary teacher, I understand the extra effort it takes to be out of the classroom. I promise you that our day together will be worth your time and that you will leave with dozens of ready-to-use, practical ideas and strategies you can use immediately in your classroom.

Who Should Attend

Science educators working with students in grades 6-12.

Special Benefits of Attending

Extensive Science Instruction Resource Handbook and Access to a Seminar Follow Up Website
Each participant will receive an extensive resource handbook specifically designed for this seminar in addition to access to a website to support your follow-up after the seminar. The handbook includes:

  • Specific ideas and activities using mobile technology and apps to teach grades 6-12 science
  • Technology resources to seamlessly implement in your existing science program
  • Practical integration ideas and strategies which support the NGSS and increase student achievement
  • Descriptions and examples of apps to use in fostering critical thinking, problem solving and creativity
  • Easy-to-follow protocols when integrating cutting-edge technology into the classroom
  • Timesaving tips and productivity apps and methods which will increase your productivity

Make the Best Use of Your Time
Our goal is to make the best use of your time during the seminar while providing you with the greatest variety of practical applications for your classroom. To accomplish this goal we use a large screen multimedia projection system to demonstrate specific applications, digital tools and online resources throughout the day, rather than individual devices. You are welcome to bring your own fully charged mobile device, but it is not a requirement to attend. Your resource handbook and a specially created website will provide you with project ideas and direct links to the online resources to support additional hands-on exploration after the seminar.

Meet and Share with Other Science Educators
This seminar provides a wonderful opportunity for participants to meet and share ideas with other science educators interested in using mobile devices and apps to strengthen their science instruction in grades 6-12.

Consultation Available
Celeste Best will be available at the seminar for consultation regarding your questions and the unique needs of your own science program.

On-Site Training Guarantee

BER is not a booking agency that just finds a presenter who presents on the topic you requested. Rather, we only recommend highly experienced BER presenters who have consistently received outstanding evaluations from educators attending their trainings.

Consequently, we provide a strong program guarantee.

We guarantee you’ll be fully satisfied or you’ll owe us nothing after your on-site training event.

Bring this seminar to your school or district!

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