Uniquely Qualified Instructor
MARJORIE (MARGE) PORTER has extensive experience teaching science and guiding curriculum development. She is a graduate of the rigorous "NGSX" Science Exemplar training program, and conducts professional development seminars in science, both regionally and nationally. She is passionate about the need to involve young children in authentic science investigation, knowing that it is essential to their overall development and eventual career choice. Marge truly enjoys opportunities to work with and support educators in their efforts to encourage science exploration and inquiry in their classrooms. She now specializes in developing STEM and cutting edge science strategies for classroom educators and is committed to the creative use of technology to enhance and support student learning.
Marjorie is the author of Cutting Edge Tools and Strategies for Teaching Science (Grades K-6), the extensive resource handbook you will receive at the seminar. You won't want to miss this engaging and highly practical day to learn how to strengthen science learning.
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"This was a great professional development! I am so grateful for the resources and will be able to use so much of what I learned today in my classroom!"
Cody Smith, Teacher
"Very valuable content! The accompanying resource handbook is robust and it will expand my understanding of and usefulness of those compressed topics."
Joe Blanton, Elementary Science Specialist
"So many resources - THANK YOU!"
Carrie Stintsman, 6th Grade Teacher
"Great resources - I have enough to keep me researching for months! Can't wait to dive in."
June Beck, 5th Grade Science/SS Teacher
"Marge Porter was very focused and provided a plethora of resources. I am looking forward to unpacking them."
Conor Klaus, 5-6 Science Teacher