2012 NSTA National Conference in Indianapolis


   Presentations by ANOVA Science’s Dr. Robert Landsman & Partner Teachers

   featuring our 21st Century Approach to Professional Development

   and Scientific Inquiry-Based Distance Learning




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Effective Inquiry-Based Professional Development Leads to Successful Inquiry-Based Student Learning


Presenters: Irene H. Kamimura (Hawaii State Dept. of Education: Honolulu, HI); Robert E. Landsman (ANOVA Science Education Corp.: Honolulu, HI)



A scientist joins a community of teacher-learners to experience successful implementation of authentic scientific inquiry in content areas extending beyond science, resulting in K–12 student achievement of standards.








March 30, 2012 9:30–10:30 AM


Indianapolis Marriott Downtown


Marriott Ballroom 2


Bridging the Digital Divide with Virtual Inquiry


Presenters: Robert E. Landsman (ANOVA Science Education Corp.: Honolulu, HI); Jennifer Evans (Central Consolidated School District-Nizhoni Elementary School: Shiprock, NM); Christine Kamimura (Honolulu District-Kapalama Elementary: Honolulu, HI)



Under guidance of their teachers and a visiting scientist, students in Shiprock, NM and Honolulu, HI collaborate as student scientist volcanologists and earth scientists. They share scientific ideas and learning across thousands of miles as they propose, design and conduct comparative studies involving the environment and earth science together in their virtual laboratory.




March 31, 2012

3:30–4:30 PM


Indianapolis Marriott Downtown


Marriott Ballroom 1