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November 2017

Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers annual conference

November 2 - November 3
Boxborough Regency Hotel, 242 Adams Pl
Boxborough, MA 01719 United States
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pgEd is looking forward to sharing our lesson plans with Massachusetts science teachers at the annual MAST conference on November 2-3 in Boxborough. Stay tuned for details!

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BLA workshop: Race, Culture, & Identity

November 7
Boston Latin Academy Boston, MA United States + Google Map

pgEd will be presenting a professional development workshop for teachers at Boston Latin Academy, one of the Boston Public Schools. The workshop will be geared towards BLA's professional practice goal of understanding how race, culture, and identity can impact student's learning experience.

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National Association of Biology Teachers annual conference

November 9 - November 12
St. Louis Union Station Hotel Saint Louis, MO United States + Google Map

pgEd is looking forward to meeting with teachers in Saint Louis at the annual conference of the National Association of Biology Teachers. pgEd has been invited to present a session on the cutting edge field of genome editing/CRISPR and lesson plans that explore potential applications for human health and de-extinction as well as the scientific and ethical questions. Stay tuned for program details!

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Strategies for Addressing The Achievement Gap in Boston Public Schools

November 20, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Bruce Bolling Municipal Building, 2300 Washington Street
Roxbury, MA 02119 United States
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pgEd, in partnership with Boston Public Schools’ Office of Opportunity and Achievement Gaps, will present information on how pgEd professional development workshops can address the educational achievement gap. pgEd uses an evidence based approach to inform participants about advanced genetic research and technologies which allows teachers to confidently present lessons to students that are engaging, culturally relevant, and inspires discourse about the social, ethical, and legal concerns these advances raise. Featured speakers will be Dr. Ting Wu (pgEd Director and Professor of Genetics; Harvard Medical School) and…

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