CZ- Science Facilitator News

Providing curriculum & resource support for educators

LOVING the art of TEACHING SCIENCE

What are two successes you've had this year in Science? What is working well as your students are investigating through the 5E Model? How are you differentiating during Science instruction? I would love to have a conversation with you about the great things happening in your classrooms. Let's share ideas and build a partnership this spring! See the Science Facilitator Menu below to choose support that will help you navigate through the upcoming Science curriculum.

Want to create a great blend of inquiry & writing?

Please feel free to email (thompsonCA@lisd.net) or click here to schedule an appointment.

Remember, Flex Days are available for me to provide additional opportunities to meet with you, lend a hand during science, or assist with planning your next inquiry-based lesson.

Science is in the air!

Upcoming visits:


  • Monday 2/29 Office
  • Tuesday 3/1 Rockbrook
  • Wednesday 3/2 Southridge
  • Thursday 3/3 Valley Ridge
  • Friday 3/4 Flex (PM-Meeting)


Look at the schedule below to see when my next visit this winter will be!

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Science Facilitator Menu

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Science Squad Events

The "Science Squad" has many opportunities that will be unraveling as we approach the spring. Please click the link below to view the learning opportunities. Remember to check it often, as we will be updating it as new opportunities arrive.


Opportunities for future professional development:

http://bit.ly/sci-learning-opps

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Passion for the Process Standards

Did you know that by conducting investigations in your classroom you are naturally embedding the process standards. See the graph below to see how much instructional time should consist of hands-on investigations in each grade level every week. Let me know how I can help you reach these requirements!
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Digital Travel Essentials

Sliding into Science with Literature

Did you know that good books can serve as the perfect hook to Engage your students or provide an explanation for the science concepts they are investigating? STEMscopes has a list of suggested books broken down by grade level and TEK. Check out the Teacher's Toolkit in STEMscopes or email me for a brief "how to".

Science Store Information

Don't forget, the Science Store delivers! Make sure you allow enough time to have the items delivered to your campus (anywhere between one-two weeks). You can locate the catalog in Eduphoria in the section labeled "Science Store." After you find what you need, simply email them at sciencestore@lisd.net. If you need your items sooner, you can visit the store directly Monday-Thursday from 3-5 PM. Right off 121/Fish Hatchery Rd.


COMING SOON!! A New and IMPROVED catalog with pictures! Janice is working hard to purchase new materials and we want to ENHANCE what is made available to you!

Corry Thompson- Central Zone (Elementary Science Learning Facilitator)

I have been an educator for 14 years, with 11 years of experience through our wonderful LISD district. I have been fortunate to provide support for science through many roles as a curriculum writer, presenter, and campus leader. I have presented at many conferences and served as a SMART Exemplary Educator & recently becoming an Apple Vanguard Coach. I am passionate about student learning and supporting the needs of all learners. My favorite aspect of science is the natural curiosity and excitement in students learning. As a life-long learner, myself, I am dedicated to supporting & assisting others to develop their own expertise in science.