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Region 4 Science–Professional Development Calendar

 

We are excited to announce our professional development offerings! Click the titles to find a description and registration information. For more information about any of these workshops, e-mail us at science@esc4.net

 

 

Click on the appropriate link to search by grade band:

K-12

K-5

Grades 3-12

Grades 6-8

Grades 6-12

Grades 9-12

Science Leadership

 

Printable List of Professional Development Sessions (Updated 8/21/19)

*Online listings are most up-to-date and current.*


K-12

October 17 Region 4 Science Conference
October 29

Shouting Won't Grow Dendrites: 20 Techniques to Detour Around the Danger Zones 

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October 30

Worksheet Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies that Engage the Brain

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April 15, 2020 Teaching Academic Vocabulary in Science

 

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K-5

October 23 Supporting STAAR Achievement in Science for Grade 5
November 5-6 STEM in the Science Classroom for Grades K-5
November 1, December 4,      January 15, 2020 T.E.A.M.S. that Win: Effective Practices for Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners in Science
November 12

Detecting, Confronting, and Replacing Misconceptions in Science for Grades 3-8

 

              ** Learn more about this session through this spotlight video!

 

December 3 Coding and STEM: Essential Tools for the Elementary Classroom
January 28, 2020 STAAR Review to Go for Grade 5 Science, Volume 1
February 11 More STAAR Review to Go for Grade 5 Science, Volume 2
February 25 STAAR Review to Go for Grade 4 Science
March 18 STAAR Review to Go for Grade 5 Science, Volumes 1 and 2

 

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Grades 3-12

October 31 Literacy in Science
December 6 Break Out! Creating Escape Games for the Science Classroom
February 5, 2020 Visual Literacy in Science

 

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Grades 6-8

October 30-31 STEM in the Science Classroom
November 12

Detecting, Constructing, and Replacing Misconceptions in Science for Grades 3-8

 

              ** Learn more about this session through this spotlight video!

 

November 14 Supporting Struggling Students in Middle School Science
January 16, 2020 STAAR Review to Go for Grade 8, Volume 1
January 29-30 STEM in the Science Classroom
February 13 More STAAR Review to Go for Grade 8 Science, Volume 2


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Grades 6-12

November 5 The Power of Language Objectives: Getting our English Learners to Read, Write, Listen, and Speak in the Secondary Science Classroom
November 7, December 3,    January 14, 2020 T.E.A.M.S. that Win: Effective Practices for Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners in Science 
December 4 Developing Scientific Explanations in Secondary Science
February 6, 2020 Strategies for English Language Learners in the Secondary Science Classroom

 

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Grades 9-12

October 23 Detecting, Confronting, and Replacing Misconceptions in Science for Grades 9-12
October 24 Ready? Set? Go Teach Biology with E's!
November 12

STAAR Review to Go for Biology, Volume 1

STAAR Review to Go for Biology, Volume 2

STAAR Review to Go for Biology, Volumes 1 and 2

January 23, 2020 Ready? Set? Go Teach Biology with E's!
January 29 Supporting Struggling Learners in IPC, Chemistry, and Physics
March 26

STAAR Review to Go for Biology, Volume 1

STAAR Review to Go for Biology, Volume 2

STAAR Review to Go for Biology, Volumes 1 and 2

 

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Science Leadership

March 25-26, 2020 Curriculum Mapping in Science
May 20-21 A Roadmap to Rigorous Assessments in Science (Two-day)

 

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