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November 2017

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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YES workshops

November 15, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on November 1, 2017 at 3:30pm

One event on November 8, 2017 at 3:30pm

One event on November 15, 2017 at 3:30pm

One event on November 29, 2017 at 3:30pm

Boston, MA Boston, MA United States + Google Map

pgEd will be presenting a series of workshops with Youth Enrichment Services (YES), a non-profit that seeks to inspire and challenge Boston youth with physical and mental activities that foster life-long respect for self, others, and the environment.

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“Science Education for Jewish Professionals” webinar

November 16, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marnie is looking forward to presenting a webinar on Genetics, Identity, and Our Changing Selves as part of the “Science Education for Jewish Professionals” project. This series of webinars is being run by the American Association for the Advancement of Science Program of Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion, in partnership with Sinai and Synapses, hosted by Clal – The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, and funded by the John Templeton Foundation.

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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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