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2019 Science Summer PD Opportunities

 

June 4, 2019  Event# 370386

Grasping Phenomenal Science: STEM Integration in K-2 Literacy

Are you struggling to find time in the school day to teach science?  Come and engage in STEM Lessons designed to be taught during the literacy block. Experience how science can provide the “need to read”.  TESS: 1E, 2B, and 4E 6 hour session Audience: K-2 teachers, Administrators, GT/ Music/ ART/ Media Specialists

 

June 17, 2019  Event# 370402

Grasping Phenomenal Science: Introduction (Pre-AP certification)                                      

Need help with teaching the Arkansas K-12 Science Standards? Then this is the PD for you!  This introductory, hands-on, session is designed for any teacher or instructional leader who wants to know more about science instruction aligned with the AR K-12 Science standards. Participation in this session meets the ADE requirement for Pre-Advanced Placement Science (Pre-AP) teacher certification or recertification for middle school, junior high, or high school teachers.TESS: 3B, 3C and 4D  6 hour session

Audience: K-12 teachers, Curriculum Specialists, Instructional Facilitators, Administrators
 

June 28, 2019  Event# 370417

Grasping Phenomenal Science: STEM Integration in Grades 3-4

Are you struggling to find time in the school day to teach science?  Are you interested in creating lessons that strategically combine literacy with science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)?  Science and literacy are a natural combination that advances reading comprehension, constructing explanations, and writing claims supported by evidence.  Come experience how standards-based, literacy-embedded science instruction will optimize your instructional time. TESS: 1E, 2B and 4E 6 hour session

Audience: Grade 3-4 teachers, Administrators, GT/ Music/ ART/ Media Specialists



July 8, 2019  Event# 370429

Grasping Phenomenal Science: Interpretation of Data (Pre-AP certification)

How can engaging in Science and Engineering Practices contribute to student success?  Participants will use strategies, tools, and resources to learn how to support students in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data. This practice supports student success as measured through the reporting category, “Interpretation of Data” of the Science ACT Aspire. Participation in this session meets the ADE requirement for Pre-Advanced Placement Science (Pre-AP) teacher certification or recertification for middle school, junior high, or high school teachers.

TESS:  3B, 3C and 4D  6 hour session

Audience: Grades 3-12 teachers, Curriculum Specialists, Instructional Facilitators, Administrators


 

July 22-23, 2019  Event# 370438

Grasping Phenomenal Science: Unit Development (Pre-AP certification)

Are you ready to take the next step in your science instruction?  Are you ready to move from planning lessons to developing units of study and formative assessments? This two-day work session will provide educators with the knowledge, tools, and resources to develop grade/course-specific science units.  Follow-up support, including the development of formative assessment tasks, will be available throughout the school year. Individual teachers and grade-level teams are welcome. Participation in this session meets the ADE requirement for Pre-Advanced Placement Science (Pre-AP) teacher certification or recertification for middle school, junior high, or high school teachers.

TESS: 1E, 3B, and 3E 2 - 6 hour sessions

Audience: K-12 teachers, Curriculum Specialists, Instructional Facilitators, Administrators

 

July 25, 2019  Event# 370531

Grasping Phenomenal Science: Science Investigations  (Pre-AP certification)

How can engaging in Science and Engineering Practices contribute to student success?  Participants will use strategies, tools, and resources to learn how to support students in planning and carrying out investigations.  This practice supports student success as measured through the reporting category, “Scientific Investigation” of the Science ACT Aspire. Participation in this session meets the ADE requirement for Pre-Advanced Placement Science (Pre-AP) teacher certification or recertification for middle school, junior high, or high school teachers.

TESS:  1E, 4E, and 3B 6 hour session

Audience: Grades 3-12 teachers, Curriculum Specialists, Instructional Facilitators, Administrators

 

July 26, 2019  Event# 370540

Grasping Phenomenal Science: Evaluating Models, Inferences and Experimental Results (Pre-AP certification)

How can engaging in Science and Engineering Practices contribute to student success?  Participants will use strategies, tools, and resources to learn how to support students in using and developing scientific models. This practice supports student success as measured through the reporting category, “Evaluating Models, Inferences and Experimental Results” of the Science ACT Aspire. Participation in this session meets the ADE requirement for Pre-Advanced Placement Science (Pre-AP) teacher certification or recertification for middle school, junior high, or high school teachers.

TESS:  1E, 4E, and 3B  6 hour session

Audience: Grades 3-12 teachers, Curriculum Specialists, Instructional Facilitators, Administrators

 

July 30, 2019  Event# 370545

Grasping Phenomenal Science: Scientific Argumentation  (Pre-AP certification)

How can engaging in Science and Engineering Practices contribute to student success?  Participants will use strategies, tools, and resources to learn how to support students in developing arguments based on scientific evidence. This practice supports student success in all reporting categories of the Science ACT Aspire.  Participation in this session meets the ADE requirement for Pre-Advanced Placement Science (Pre-AP) teacher certification or recertification for middle school, junior high, or high school teachers.

TESS:  4A, 4D, and 3C

6 hour session

Audience: Grades 3-12 teachers, Curriculum Specialists, Instructional Facilitators, Administrators


 

August 1, 2019  Event# 370575

Grasping Phenomenal Science: Formative Assessment (Pre-AP certification)

What does formative assessment look like in the science classroom?  Participants will examine and revise assessment tasks to elicit evidence of student understanding of the three dimensions. Revised tasks will then be evaluated using the ACT Aspire performance level descriptors and other resources.  Participation in this session meets the ADE requirement for Pre-Advanced Placement Science (Pre-AP) teacher certification or recertification for middle school, junior high, or high school teachers.

TESS:  1F, 3D, and 3E   6 hour session

Audience: K-12 teachers, Curriculum Specialists, Instructional Facilitators, Administrators

 

Arkansas High School Science Courses Valid July 1, 2018

Check out my  AR K-12 Science Standards page to find the links to the new AR High School Science Courses and Standards valid July 1, 2018!

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