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professional development and resources
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Climate Generation

Climate Generation offers a suite of Grades 3-12 curriculum resources in the form of curriculum guides, as well as online modules that can be downloaded for free. All of these resources are standards-based and interdisciplinary. In addition, there are lessons focusing on energy use and those using polar expedition journals documenting climate change in the arctic.

Science News for Students

Science News for Students publishes stories about recent research and current events across the full breadth of STEM fields. Power Words are defined at the end of each article.

The Biology Corner

The Biology Corner is a resource site for introductory to more advanced levels in biology. Student handouts, quizzes, and PowerPoint presentations reinforce science concepts. Simple lab investigations give students the opportunity to observe, collect and analyze data, and draw conclusions, all skills for scientific thinking.

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Upcoming ABE Events

June 2, 2022 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Literacy Minnesota
Online

Completing the Annual Volunteer Report

Online

Registration Deadline: THU. 6/2/22 Are you ready to complete the Annual Volunteer Report using your data in SiD? Join data gurus Jenny Schlukebier and Mary Zimmerli  as they look over the report and discuss where the numbers come from. They’ll  also cover how to find… Learn More

Online
June 7, 2022 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Literacy Minnesota
Online

Beyond “Etiquette” & Towards Equity: Radical Disability Inclusion

Online

Registration Deadline: TUE. 6/7/22 2020 changed us, no doubt. But, what many marginalized people — including people with disabilities — are doubtful of, is whether or not reckonings about access and inclusion are here to stay. Even though some organizations are beginning to ask long-overdue questions of accessibility… Learn More

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June 7, 2022 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
Literacy Minnesota
Online

Comprehension Strategies for Intermediate-Level Readers

Online

Registration Deadline: TUE. 6/7/22 Research shows that explicitly teaching a set of comprehension strategies is a great way to help intermediate-level readers maximize their understanding of texts. Come learn a handful of great comprehension tools that will help students develop critical thinking skills and comprehension skills. Learn More

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