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Science Education for the Future

Date: Wednesday - September 07, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Multi-purpose room (MPR)

Please join renowned US Science educator and consultant Paul Anderson, as he speaks to the ISB community about the aims and goals of 21st Century Science education and the implications for Science programs and instruction at ISB.

Just as we have seen shifts in Mathematics influence our program and instructions, Science education is shifting to support the thinking, engineering and design demands of the 21st Century.

Pauls Bio:

Paul Andersen is an educational consultant and YouTube creator living in Bozeman, MT.  Paul is an experienced educator having taught science in Montana for 20 years.  Paul was the 2011 Montana Teacher of the Year, and was also one of four finalists for the 2011 National Teacher of the Year.  In addition to teaching, Paul has created hundreds of YouTube science tutorials that have been viewed millions of times by students around the world.  In 2012 Paul was selected by YouTube as one of ten YouTube Edu Gurus.

Paul has provided training for thousands of students, teachers, administrators, and professors around the world. Paul’s specialties include the Next Generation Science Standards, educational technology, the flipped classroom, and effective classroom design.  Paul enjoys providing meaningful professional development that can be applied immediately in the classroom.  In addition to his work as a trainer Paul is an accomplished keynote speaker.  

Paul graduated from Montana State University with a degree in Biology with Broadfield Science Certification.  He holds a Masters of Science in Science Education.  In addition to working, Paul loves spending time with his family, skiing, and hiking in the mountains around Bozeman.