Science Tidbit

June 2020

6-12 Science Professional Development Opportunities

VIRTUAL LIVE

Middle School Only for July 21, 2020


Introduction to IQWST: A training for 6th Grade teachers only.

Tue July 21st, 2020 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM CDT


This PD Introduces the initial 6th-grade IQWST unit to be introduced. Teachers will receive the Zoom link for the PD session the day before the session. Only teachers who register will be allowed to attend this session.


Introduction to IQWST: A training for 7th Grade teachers only.

Tue July 21st, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT


This PD Introduces the initial 7th-grade IQWST unit to be introduced. Teachers will receive the Zoom link for the PD session the day before the session. Only teachers who register will be allowed to attend this session.


Introduction to IQWST: A training for 8th Grade teachers only.

Tue July 21st, 2020 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT


This PD Introduces the initial 8th-grade IQWST unit to be introduced. Teachers will receive the Zoom link for the PD session the day before the session. Only teachers who register will be allowed to attend this session.

Middle School Only for July 27, 2020 (These are repeat sessions from July 21, 2020)

Introduction to IQWST: A training for 6th Grade teachers only.

Mon July 27th, 2020 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM CDT


THIS IS A REPEAT SESSION FROM JULY 21ST.

This PD Introduces the initial 6th-grade IQWST unit to be introduced. Teachers will receive the Zoom link for the PD session the day before the session. Only teachers who register will be allowed to attend this session.


Introduction to IQWST: A training for 7th Grade teachers only.

Mon July 27th, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT


THIS IS A REPEAT SESSION FROM JULY 21ST.

This PD Introduces the initial 7th-grade IQWST unit to be introduced. Teachers will receive the Zoom link for the PD session the day before the session. Only teachers who register will be allowed to attend this session.


Introduction to IQWST: A training for 8th Grade teachers only.

Mon July 27th, 2020 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT


THIS IS A REPEAT SESSION FROM JULY 21ST.

This PD Introduces the initial 8th-grade IQWST unit to be introduced. Teachers will receive the Zoom link for the PD session the day before the session. Only teachers who register will be allowed to attend this session

ON-DEMAND

Middle School Only


An introduction to IQWST student and teacher resources. (ON DEMAND is available now and open until August 15th.)

Sat August 15th, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT


Teachers will learn how to navigate the IQWST curriculum.



Creating lessons using IQWST resources

Sat August 15th, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT



Teachers will learn how to use resources provided by IQWST to create lessons.

Middle and High School


Part I: How to Write Quality Assessment Items that Mimic LEAP 2025 (On-Demand available now until August 15th)

Part of Writing Science Assessment Items that mimic the LEAP 2025

Sat August 15th, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT


In Part I of this video series, teachers will learn what to look for in a quality science assessment item. This is an On-Demand Training which allows you to watch the video anytime between now and August 15th.


Part II: Writing Science Assessment Items that Mimic LEAP 2025 (On-Demand available now until August 15th)

Part of Writing Science Assessment Items that mimic the LEAP 2025

Sat August 15th, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT


In Part II of this video series, teachers will learn about multi-dimensional items and item types. This is an On-Demand Training which allows you to watch the training anytime between now and August 15th.


Part 3: Writing Science Assessment Items that Mimic LEAP 2025 (On-Demand available now until August 15th)

Part of Writing Science Assessment Items that mimic the LEAP 2025

Sat August 15th, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT


In Part III of this video series, teachers will learn how to use the practice tests released by LDOE. This is an On-Demand Training which allows you to watch the training anytime between now and August 15th.


Part IV: Writing Science Assessment Items that Mimic LEAP 2025 (On-Demand available now until August 15th)

Part of Writing Science Assessment Items that mimic the LEAP 2025

Sat August 15th, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT


In the summary video of this video series, teachers will listen to Task Force members as they engage in writing an assessment item. This is an On-Demand Training which allows you to watch the training anytime between now and August 15th.


Gauging Student Progress with Exemplars (ON DEMAND: Available now until August 15th)

Sat August 15th, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT


Teachers will learn how to use exemplars to determine student understanding.


Using Effective Questioning Techniques in the science classroom. (ON DEMAND beginning now through August 15th)

Sat August 15th, 2020 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT


Teachers will learn how to use different questioning techniques to drive instruction.


Using Driving Questions Boards in the Science Classroom (On Demand: You may watch this presentation anytime between now and August 15th.

Sat August 15th, 2020 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT


Teachers will understand how to use a Driving Questions Board to enhance classroom instruction. This is a three-part presentation since I embedded videos from Ms. Dolph's classroom. The videos made the file size too long for one video. You will have questions along the way as you participate in the 3 part PD session.


Introduction to the Louisiana Student Standards for Science (On-Demand available now until August 15th)

Sat August 15th, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT


New teachers will learn how to read the Louisiana Student Standards for Science. This is an On-Demand Training which allows you to watch the video anytime between now and August 15th.

High School Biology Only

Using Incremental Modeling Trackers (On-Demand lesson available now through August 15th)

Sat August 15th, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT


Biology teachers will understand how to use incremental modeling trackers as part of the Caddo modified iHub Curriculum.