NSELA’s upcoming Summer Leadership Institute will be in Johnson City, TN.  Hosting the event is East Tennessee State University and the event site is the Millennium Center.  Make sure you mark the dates of June 26-30, 2011 on your calendar and register online now.  Richard Duschl of Penn State University and Richard Lehrer, Leona Schauble and Doug Clark of Vanderbilt University will focus on science core knowledge and practices that enrich understandings about and abilities in:

1. Data modeling – bringing math and science together in K-8 classrooms

2. Making thinking visible through talk and argumentation

3. Making thinking visible through representations

4. Applying institute content to your context through Professional Learning Communities.