(7/29-8/1)Helping Students Connect the Dots

Helping Students Connect the Dots: Argumentation for Understanding Photosynthesis and Respiration in Middle and High School Biology

In this 4-day workshop, participants will learn how argumentation can be an effective tool for learning. Participants will engage in challenging classroom activities, experience argumentation as a learner, examine instructional strategies that support argumentation in the classroom, and explore the current research that supports using argumentation to promote learning.

Date: July 29 – August 1, from 9:00 am – 5:00pm

Location: Ohio Resource Center, 1929 Kenny Rd., Columbus

Cost: This workshop is available to no cost. Lunch and parking are provided.

Key Speakers:

  • Mary LeFever, New Albany High School, Biology Teacher
  • Hui Jin, Ohio State University, College of Education and Human Ecology, Assistant Professor
  • Terry Shiverdecker, Ohio Resource Center, Science Content Specialist


Please click the flyer for more information!