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Science Teachers Association of Texas CAST 2018: Exploring New Frontiers
November 1–3

Fort Worth



Thank you, thank you for a great CAST! 
We enjoyed our time in the exhibit hall and were so pleased to see all of you in our sessions.
We are looking foward to next year in Dallas, November 21-23!
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Time Title Audience Location
8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Gateways to Science Companion Guide: Interactive Notebooks K–12 FWCC 120
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.

Demystifying Supplemental Aids in Science

K–12 FWCC 121E
1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Region 4 Science ¡en Español! K–5 FWCC 110B
1:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Supporting STAAR® Achievement in Science, Grade 8 (Extended Session) Grades 6–8 FWCC 101
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Creating Opportunities for ELLs to Read, Write, and Speak in the Secondary Science Classroom Grades 6–12 Omni Sundance 1
4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Teaching Biology with E's: Student-Centered Biology Lessons
Lesson Title—Predicting Inheritance Using a Dihybrid Cross
Biology FWCC Ballroom C
Friday, November 2, 2018
Time Title Audience Location
9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. Design Thinking in the Elementary Science Classroom K–5 FWCC 112
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Literacy in Science (Extended Session)

K–12 FWCC 121E
10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Break Out! Creating Virtual Escape Games Grades 6–12 FWCC Ballroom C
2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. Why Do They Do That? Behavior 101 K–12 FWCC 100
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Addressing Misconceptions Using Formative Assessment in Elementary Science K–5 Sheraton Cypress
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Time Title Audience Location
8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m. The 5 Evidence-Based Practices for Effective and Efficient Classroom Management K–12 Omni Sundance 3
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

STAAR® Review to Go: Science Grade 4 (Extended Session)

Grades 4–5 FWCC 104
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Visual Literacy in Science Grades 4–12 Omni
Texas G–J
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Mastering the Art of Lesson Design: How to Craft an Effective 5 E Lesson K–12 FWCC 112



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