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Region 4 Science–Professional Development Calendar

 

Region 4 Science will continue to present professional development in a virtual manner via Zoom.

However, we will also be phasing face to face sessions back in over the summer into Fall 2021.

 


Region 4 Science Professional Learning Menu

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

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


     
 

newSummer Science Symposium

Join us on Friday, July 23 for a one-day, back to school symposium, featuring ready-to-use,

high yield instructional strategies to help you start the school year renewed and strong. The symposium will feature 5 one-hour motivating sessions that will include STEM, ELs,

vocabulary, classroom management, and Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

 

 
     

 


K-12

Date Time Session Virtual F2F
August 3 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Teaching Academic Vocabulary in Science   X
August 4 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Exploring the K-12 Science Framework X  
October 12 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Teaching Academic Vocabulary in Science   X
October 15 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Incorporating Interactive Notebooks in the Science Classroom   X
October 26 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Literacy in Science   X
November 2 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Fostering STEM Thinking in the Classroom   X
November 30 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Getting STEM Ready   X
December 8 8:30-11:30 a.m. Effective Questioning in Science X  

 

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K-5

Date Time Session Virtual F2F
October 6-7 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. STEMulating Design Challenges for Grades K-5   X
November 16 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. STAAR Review to Go for Science Grade 4   X
December 2 8:30-11:30 a.m. Supporting ALL Learners in Science for Grades K-5 X  
January 13, 2022 8:30-11:30 a.m. Developing Scientific Explanations in Elementary Science X  
January 20 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. STAAR Review to Go for Grade 5 Science, Volume 1   X

 

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Grades 3-12

Date Time Session Virtual F2F
July 29 1:00-4:00 p.m. Break Out! Creating Digital Escape Games X  
November 4 1:00-4:00 p.m. Break Out! Creating Digital Escape Games X  

 

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Grades 6-8

Date Time Session Virtual F2F
August 5 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. STAAR Review to Go for Science Grade 8 (Volumes 1 and 2) in a Virtual Environment X  
October 27-28 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. STEMulating Design Challenges in Science, Grades 6-8   X
November 17 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Supporting Struggling Learners in Middle School Science X  
December 2 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. STAAR Review to Go for Grade 8 Science (Volumes 1 and 2) in a Virtual Environment X  

 

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Grades 6-12

Date Time Session Virtual F2F
October 14 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Developing Scientific Explanations in Secondary Science X  
December 7 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Increasing Inquiry in Secondary Science   X

 

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Grades 9-12

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Date Time Session Virtual F2F
         

 

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Science Leadership

Date Time Session Virtual F2F
August 4 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Exploring the K-12 Science Framework X  

 

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Online Course Learning

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

 

Exploring the K-12 Science Framework

Getting STEM Ready

It's Just a Lunar Phase

Safety in the Secondary Science Classroom

The Engineering Design Process

Understanding Space 

 

 

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