Science Staff Development

Elementary - Summer 2018

Registration for all sessions will be on ePortal!

Detecting Misconceptions using Formative Assessments in the Elementary Science Classroom

June 11

Grades K-5

This session will focus on how to utilize formative assessments. Region 4 will demonstrate how to incorporate warm-ups as formative assessment tools to check for understanding.


Course available now in ePortal

Streamlined TEKS Implementation Support

June 21

Grades K-5

This session will focus on the changes between the 2010 and 2017 TEKS. Region 4 will lead the study of vertical alignment and the implications of the changes.


Course available now in ePortal

What is the 5E Instructional Model?

July-September

Schoology Course

Grades K-5

This course will focus on the 5E instructional model in the Science classroom. Teachers will explore the 5Es to gain a better understanding of how to teach Science.


Course available now in ePortal but access code will not be activated until July 19

Twitter Chat - Deconstructing the 5E Instructional Model

July 24

4:00-5:00

Come join in the conversation! This twitter chat will focus on the 5E Instructional Model. Register on ePortal and recieve 1 hour CPE and INVEST credit for your participation.


Chat with you later!

Elementary Science 101

July-September

Schoology Course

Grades 1-5

This course will guide teachers on how to teach Science and the resources to utilize when planning and preparing for Science.


Course available now in ePortal but access code will not be activated until July 19

Twitter Chat - Managing the Science Classroom: Part I

July 31

4:00-5:00

Come join the conversation! This twitter chat will focus on managing the Science classroom.

This is Part I of a two part chat. Register on ePortal and recieve 1 hour CPE and INVEST credit for your participation.


Chat with you later!

Twitter Chat - Managing the Science Classroom: Part II

August 7

4:00-5:00

Come join the conversation! This twitter chat will focus on managing the Science classroom.

This is Part II of a two part chat. Register on ePortal and recieve 1 hour CPE and INVEST credit for your participation.


Chat with you later!

Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science