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Evidence-Based Argumentation in Science Webinar: A Reading Apprenticeship Approach

Learn to use the Reading Apprenticeship instructional framework. Wednesday, 4/25.

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Healthy U: Promoting Sexual Health Among Juvenile Offenders, New Webinar, 3/27

The Healthy U app aims to curb unplanned teen pregnancy by educating young males, ages 14-19.

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Aida Walqui

Join WestEd at the TESOL 2018 International Convention & English Language Expo

Aída Walqui of WestEd's Teacher Professional Development Program is an invited speaker.

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NSTA Conference March 15-18

Join WestEd at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) 2018 National Conference

Cynthia Greenleaf of WestEd's Strategic Literacy Initiative will give a featured presentation.

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Registration is Open for Facilitation Academies with Making Sense of SCIENCE

Our world is made of matter —but what does it really mean to be made of matter? This is just one of several topics teacher leaders will explore in upcoming facilitation academies by Making Sense of SCIENCE.

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Program for Infant/Toddler Care Trainer Institute: Register Today!

Learn how to improve the quality of care for infants and toddlers in your programs, communities, and state, as well as adult learning and teaching strategies.

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Successful Classroom Strategies for Urban Science Educators

In this presentation, special guests will discuss the current urban science teaching and learning landscape.

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Cynthia Greenleaf

Learn to Build Science and Literacy Skills, Simultaneously

What if science teachers did not have to choose between engaging students in scientific practices and building their literacy skills? Learn more with WestEd.

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WestEd’s Joseph Sassone Will Lead School Transformation Session for NY Superintendents

The event is sponsored by the New York State Council of School Superintendents and LEAF, Inc.

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Engaging Culturally Diverse Families in Preschool Education

WestEd staff will present on efforts to nurture parents’ critical role in the education of their preschool children.

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