STEM CENTER PROFESSIONAL LEARNING

2016-17 at SERESC --- SAVE THE DATES!

Presented by the SERESC STEM Center for Innovation and Excellence

Come learn with us!


Southeastern Regional Education Service Center

29 Commerce Drive

Bedford, NH 03110

www.seresc.net 603 206-6800

Current Offerings

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JULY 12 and 13, 2016- Two day Institute on Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning

For Middle and High School Educators- a student-centered, group learning instructional strategy and philosophy developed through research on how students learn best.


AUGUST 15-18, 2016- STEM Center Institute

Move STEM instruction beyond a set of isolated activities to cohesive units that integrate STEM concepts and practices across the curriculum;design and create instructional units culminating in a performance assessment aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards; learn how to meaningfully engage Business, Industry, and Higher Education in community partnerships.


October 5, 2016 Building K-3 Science Units and Kits

Learn how to create kits by grade level using easily available materials and manipulatives, and develop age and grade appropriate science logbook writing prompts, which support NGSS units and document the various performance standards.



REGISTRATION INFORMATION AVAILABLE SOON FOR THE FOLLOWING:


OCTOBER 4, 2016 STEM and "The Standards" K-8

Understanding, integrating, and designing lessons based on Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Common Core Standards (Literacy in Science; Mathematics).


OCTOBER 6, 2016 STEM and"The Standards" 9-12

Understanding, integrating, and designing lessons based on Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Common Core Standards (Literacy in Science; Mathematics).


October 26,2016 Evaluating the Quality of Science Instructional Materials, Grades 6-12

Tools for measuring alignment and overall quality of product lessons and units in relation to Next Generation Science Standards


Two part Series: November 3 and December 8, 2016

Building toward Competency; Authentically Assessing in STEM

Understanding and building competency based learning, academic rigor, and performance assessment in Science.


November 9, 2016 Introduction to STEM Integration , Grades K-8

Creating STEM learning opportunities to engage studenbts and help them master 21st Century Skills.


All aboard for STEM Field Trip! Grades 6-12 DATES TBD

Exploring partnerships to bring real world STEM to classrooms.


February 7, 2017 Formative Assessment in Science, Grades K-12

Learn how to use formative assessment to uncover and analyze student thinking about key science concepts; practice formative assessment strategies that inform teaching and deepen students’ understanding of science content; and apply techniques that integrate assessment with the NGSS Science and Engineering Practices and CCSS Literacy Capacities.