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Region 4 Science–Professional Development Calendar

This document is designed for instructional leaders to use as they determine the professional learning needs of their teachers. It lists all of the workshops we're currently providing. The first few pages are organized by grade band and include detailed descriptions of each workshop. The last few pages display a grid that highlights key considerations including workshop length, ideal audience, and focus areas. Feel free to view, download, and let us know what you need!

 

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Click on the appropriate link to search by theme or grade band:

 

Themes

Rise-N-Learn Morning Series

Get-N-Go Lunch Series

 

Science Leadership

Online Course Learning

 

Grade Bands

K-12 K-5 Grades 3-12 Grades 6-8 Grades 6-12 Grades 9-12

 

 

For more information about any of these workshops, e-mail us at science@esc4.net

 


Region 4 is going virtual to keep everyone safe and socially distanced. 

We'll be providing professional development via Zoom.

Presenters will email participants with a link to join the session prior to the PD.


Get-N-Go Lunch Series

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Date Time Session Grade Band Online F2F
           


K-12

Date Time Session Online F2F
June 9 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Teaching Academic Vocabulary in Science X  
June 17 8:30-11:30 a.m. Cultivating a Climate of Creativity and Innovation in the Science Classroom X  
June 24 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Teaching Academic Vocabulary in Science X  
July 13 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Teaching Academic Vocabulary in Science X  
July 16 8:30-11:30 a.m. Cultivating a Climate of Creativity and Innovation in the Science Classroom X  
August 3 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Teaching Academic Vocabulary in Science   X

 

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K-5

Date Time Session Online F2F
June 15 8:30-11:30 a.m. Supporting ALL Learners in Science for Grades K-5 X  
June 16 8:30-11:30 a.m. Detecting, Confronting, and Replacing Misconceptions in Science for Grades 3-8 X  
June 22-23 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. STEMulating Design Challenges for Grades K-5 X  
July 7-8 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. STEMulating Design Challenges for Grades K-5   X
July 14 8:30-11:30 a.m. STAAR Review to Go for Grade 5 Science, Volumes 1 and 2 X  
July 14 1:00-4:00 p.m. Detecting, Confronting, and Replacing Misconceptions in Science for Grades 3-8 X  
July 20 8:30-11:30 a.m. Developing Scientific Explanations in Elementary Science X  

 

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Grades 3-12

Date Time Session Online F2F
May 4 8:30-11:30 a.m. Cooperative Learning in Science during COVID-19 X  
June 24 8:30-11:30 a.m. Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: Supporting Language Development in Science X  
June 24 1:30-4:30 p.m. Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: Supporting Language Development in Science X  
June 30 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Break Out! Creating Escape Games for the Science Classroom   X

 

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Grades 6-8

Date Time Session Online F2F
June 16 8:30-11:30 a.m. Detecting, Confronting, and Replacing Misconceptions in Science for Grades 3-8 X  
June 29 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. STAAR Review to Go for Science Grade 8 (Volumes 1 and 2)   X
July 13-14 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. STEMulating Design Challenges in Science, Grades 6-8   X
July 14 1:00-4:00 p.m. Detecting, Confronting, and Replacing Misconceptions in Science for Grades 3-8 X  

 

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Grades 6-12

Date Time Session Online F2F
June 9 8:30-11:30 a.m. Visual Literacy in Science X  
June 23 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Increasing Inquiry in Secondary Science   X
June 24 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Developing Scientific Explanations in Secondary Science   X
July 9 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The Power of Language Objectives: Getting Our English Learners to Read, Write, Listen, and Speak in the Secondary Science Classroom   X

 

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Grades 9-12

Date Time Session Online F2F
June 22-23 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. STEMulating Design Challenges in Science, Grades 9-12   X
July 13 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Planning and Teaching Biology with E's   X

 

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Science Leadership

Date Time Session Online F2F
April 8 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Instructional Coaching: Effective Practices that Support a Language Rich Environment   X
June 15-16 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. A Roadmap to Rigorous Assessment in Science   X

 

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Rise-N-Learn Morning Series

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Date Time Session Grade Band Online F2F
           

Online Course Learning

Workshops in this section are designed for online learning when it's most convenient for you. 

 

Understanding Space 

It's Just a Lunar Phase

 

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