Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Final Day

It hardly seems possible, but according to the calendar on the wall, this is the last day of 2015. The sun is coming up over Tacoma and I am gearing up for the last hurrah of 2015. For all of … Continue reading

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Equity: A Letter from Physics Educators to SCOTUS

Recently the physics education community responded to the Supreme Court of the United States by sending a letter on diversity in physics signed by hundreds of physicists and physics educators. While most of us here at the PWI EECOI are … Continue reading

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An Environmentally Educated Community is…

Just one or two sentences, probably no more than that. A simple answer to what would seem to be a straight-forward question, and related to an issue we all care about… I haven’t heard from anyone yet, so I thought … Continue reading

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Another Trip Around the Sun

To peace on Earth.

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EECOI Names New Coordinator

After a 2-month search, Jenn Grimm was named as the new EECOI Coordinator yesterday. Jenn has been involved with the PWI for the past year as Coordinator of the Biodiversity COI, and will come onboard with the EECOI at the … Continue reading

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Units Based on Phenomena and Problems

The Next Generation Science Standards provide an excellent opportunity for all of us in K-12 science education to critically examine and redesign¬†our science instruction. One shift in the NGSS that can be easily missed is a call to design instruction … Continue reading

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NGSS Up Close

On January 14th, PEI will be presenting a workshop on what the Next Generation Science Standards look like in the field. The workshop will be led by Breanna Trygg and Pat Otto and will be a more specific and in-depth … Continue reading

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