BCS Advantage Magazine Spring 2017 - Page 12

Global Connections: Singapore to the Swannanoa Valley By Brittany Krasutsky, Owen Middle School Science Teacher The Summer of 2016 was busy for Owen Middle School (OMS) science teacher Brittany Krasutsky. She, along with 10 other middle and high school educators from around North Carolina, traveled to Singapore in mid-July. Their mission was to learn about the best practices of teaching science and mathematics from their counterparts in on ”½˜Ρ‘”έ½Ι±“Šé΅½ΝΠ΄)…±…₯΅••‘Ս…Ρ₯½ΈΝεΝΡ•΅ΜΈM‘”Ρ•±±ΜΎ΅½Ι”…‰½ΥΠ)‘•ΘΡΙ₯ΐ…Ή‘½άΝ‘”₯́…ΑΑ±ε₯ΉœΡ‘₯́•αΑ•Ι₯•Ή”ΡΌ)‘•Θ±…ΝΝΙ½½΄±•ΝΝ½ΉΜΈ)M₯Ή…Α½Ι”₯́„Ι•±…Ρ₯Ω•±δε½ΥΉœΉ…Ρ₯½Έ°‘…Ω₯Ήœ)•ΝΡ…‰±₯Ν‘•₯Ρ́₯Ή‘•Α•Ή‘•Ή”₯Έ€ΔδΨΤΈ=Ή”„Ν΅…±°)™₯Ν‘₯ΉœΩ₯±±…”°Ρ½‘…δ₯Ё₯́„‰ΥΝΡ±₯Ήœ΅Υ±Ρ₯Υ±ΡΥΙ…°)…Ή½Ν΅½Α½±₯Ρ…Έ₯Ρδ΅ΝΡ…Ρ”Ρ‘…Ё½΅΅…Ή‘́„ΝΡΙ½Ήœ)ΑΙ•Ν•Ή”₯ΈΡ‘”έ½Ι±έ₯Ρ ₯Ρ́™Ι•”ΡΙ…‘”•½Ή½΅δ)…Ή‘₯‘±δ•™™₯₯•ΉΠέ½Ι­™½Ι”Έ)M₯Ή…Α½Ι—Šé±•…‘•ΊٕΙδΕΥ₯­±δΙ•½Ή₯镐Ρ‘…Π)•‘Ս…Ρ₯½Έέ½Υ±‰”ΙՍ₯…°ΡΌ₯Ρ́Υ±ΡΥΙ…°…Ή)•½Ή½΅₯ŒΝՍ•Ν́…́„Ή…Ρ₯½ΈΈQ‘ΥΜ°M₯Ή…Α½Ι—ŠeΜ)±•…‘•Ί₯΅Α±•΅•ΉΡ•…Έ₯ΉΉ½Ω…Ρ₯Ω”•‘Ս…Ρ₯½Έ)ΝεΝΡ•΄ΡΌ‰½±Νѕȁ½Ή”½˜₯Ρ́Ι•…Ρ•ΝЁɕͽΥɍ•ΜƒŠP)₯Ρ́Α•½Α±”ΈQ‘”ΝεΝΡ•΄‘…́™ΥΙΡ‘•Θ•Ω½±Ω•…́ё”)Ή••‘́½˜Ρ‘”Ή…Ρ₯½Έ‘…Ω”Ι½έΈΈ)Q½‘…䰁½Ή±δ€Τΐε•…Ί±…Ρ•Θ°M₯Ή…Α½Ι—ŠéΝΡΥ‘•ΉΡΜ)½ΉΝ₯ΝΡ•ΉΡ±δΙ…Ή¬Ή•…ȁё”Ρ½ΐ₯Έ₯ΉΡ•ΙΉ…Ρ₯½Ή…°)½΅Α…Ι₯Ν½ΉΜ½˜Α•Ι™½Ι΅…Ή”₯Έ΅…Ρ‘•΅…Ρ₯Μ°Ν₯•Ή”°)…Ή±₯Ρ•Ι…δΈ)Ό±½‰…°9 €‘…Έ•‘Ս…Ρ₯½Ή…°Ή½ΉΑΙ½™₯Ёё…Ё™ΥΉ‘Μ(Δΐ)9•”ΉΈM•½Ή‘…ΙδM‘½½°ΥΝ₯Ήœ)Ρ•‘Ή½±½δέ₯Ρ έ½Ι­Ν‘••Π…ΉΙΥ±•ΙΜΈ)M‘½½°½˜M₯•Ή”…ΉQ•‘Ή½±½δM₯Ή…Α½Ι”ΝΡΥ‘•ΉΠΝ‘½έΜ)MΡ•™…Ή€)½εΉ•Θ‘½άΡΌΥΝ”Ρ‘”Ι½‰½Ρ₯Œ‘…Ή‘”‰Υ₯±Π₯Έ±…ΝΜΈ)Ω…Ι₯½Ύ±½‰…°½ΥΡΙ•… ΑΙ½Ι…΅Μ€‘…́™½ΥΉΡ‘…Π)₯ΉΙ•…Ν₯ΉœΡ•…‘•Θ­Ή½έ±•‘”…‰½ΥЁё”έ½Ι±‘•±ΑΜ)₯ΉΙ•…Ν”Ρ•…‘•Θ½Ή™₯‘•Ή”…Ή½΅Α•Ρ•Ή”₯Έ)ΑΙ½Ω₯‘₯ΉœΝΡΥ‘•ΉΡ́έ₯Ρ Ρ‘”Ν­₯±±ΜΡΌΉ…Ω₯…Ρ”ΝՍ•ΝΝ™Υ±±δ)ёɽ՝ „±½‰…±₯镐…Ή₯ΉΡ•Ι½ΉΉ•Ρ•έ½Ι±Έ)9 •‘Ս…Ρ½ΊݑΌ‘…Ω”Α…ΙΡ₯₯Α…Ρ•₯ΈΑ…ΝΠ)ΑΙ½™•ΝΝ₯½Ή…°‘•Ω•±½Α΅•ΉΠΑΙ½Ι…΅Μ‘…Ω”½±±•Ρ₯Ω•±δ)Ι•…Ρ•½Ω•Θ€Πΐΐ±•ΝΝ½ΈΑ±…ΉΜΡ‘…Ё‘•±ΐ‰Ι₯Ήœ„±½‰…°)Α•ΙΝΑ•Ρ₯Ω”₯ΉΡΌΡ‘”±…ΝΝΙ½½΄Έ%Έ…‘‘₯Ρ₯½Έ°Ρ•…‘•ΙΜ)‘…Ω”…₯Ή•Ρ‘”₯ΉΙ•…Ν•…‰₯±₯ΡδΡΌΩ₯•ά₯ΝΝՕ́…Ή)ΑΙ½‰±•΅Μ™Ι½΄΅Υ±Ρ₯Α±”Α•ΙΝΑ•Ρ₯Ω•Μ°‘…Ω”₯ΉΙ•…Ν•)Ρ‘•₯ȁ½΅΅₯Ρ΅•ΉΠΡΌΡ•…‘₯Ήœ°‘…Ω”…₯Ή••αΑ½ΝΥΙ”)ΡΌ‰•ΝЁΑΙ…Ρ₯•Μ…ΉΉ•άΡ•…‘₯Ήœ΅•Ρ‘½‘½±½₯•Μ°)…Ή‘…Ω”₯ΉΙ•…Ν•Ρ‘•₯ȁ½΅™½ΙЁ±•Ω•°₯ΈΥΝ₯ΉœΥΡΡ₯Ήœ)•‘”Ρ•‘Ή½±½δ…ΑΑ±₯…Ρ₯½ΉΜ₯ΈΡ‘”±…ΝΝΙ½½΄Έ)'ŠeΩ”‰••Έ…‰±”ΡΌέ•…Ω”₯Έ΅…Ήδ½˜Ρ‘”Ρ‘₯ΉΜ$)½‰Ν•ΙΩ•₯ΉΡΌ±…Ν́₯ΉΝΡΙՍΡ₯½Έ™½ΘΝ•Ω•ΉΡ ΅Ι…‘”) Ι₯ΡΡ…Ήδ-Ι…ΝΥΡͭ䁅ЁM‘½½°½˜M₯•Ή”)…ΉQ•‘Ή½±½δM₯Ή…Α½Ι”Έ)-Ι…ΝΥΡͭ䰁ΥΝΡ₯Έ9₯‘½±Μ°…Ή)MΡ•Α‘…Ή₯”Ω…ΉΜΈ