BABEC Fall 2018 Kickoff
Save the Date – September 8, 2018
BABEC 2.0 – Curriculum Classics for the New Era!
Please join us for an engaging and inspiring day of community with other biology and biotech teachers from across the Bay Area. The theme for year’s event is “ BABEC 2.0 – Curriculum Classics for the New Era”, and is the official release of our much-anticipated curriculum updates
Highlighting Diversity While Covering Biology Content
Jeff Schinske, PhD
Biology Instructor, Foothill College
Principal Investigator & Co-Director, NSF CCB FEST
Co-Principal Investigator & Co-Director NSF CC Bio INSITES
Jeff’s research focuses on equity and inclusion in science classrooms, the underrepresentation of community colleges in biology education research, and faculty development. He will present the latest research into how conventional stereotypes of scientists adversely affect students by inhibiting diversity in STEM fields. He will also discuss tested classroom strategies for educators to combat these biases.
Official Release of Updated Curricula
Come see all of your old favorites in a new light
Updated lessons to be user-friendly with a new look and feel, and more NGSS aligned.
Concurrent sessions & hands-on rotating activity stations will allow you to explore the changes at your own pace
Teacher Panel Discussion
Lab Management Tips & Tricks for BABEC Activities
Know you’re not alone and that there are resources and community there to help!
Hear Experienced & New teachers share their strategies, insights, and greatest fears about teaching Biotech Lab Activities