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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 3/27/19)

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


K-12

June 4 Keeping the End in Mind: Mapping Rigorous Instruction for All
June 17 Region 4 STEAM Conference
July 9-10 Access to the General Curriculum (AGC) Institute
July 17 Leading Data-Driven PLCs using Science Content
July 15-16 Start Strong for Instructional Coaches
July 29-30 Start Strong in Science 1.0
July 31-August 1 Start Strong in Science 2.0
October 17 Region 4 Science Conference

 

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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 8, 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, Constructing, and Replacing Misconceptions in Science for Grades 3-8
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 4-5 STEM in the Science Classroom for Grades K-5
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

May 21  Uncovering Cognitive Complexity: Using Depth of Knowledge (DOK) to Deconstruct and Understand the Science TEKS
May 22                           Rigorous by Design: Using Depth of Knowledge (DOK) for Instructional Planning in Science
June 5 Beginners, Enders, & In-betweeners in the Science Classroom
June 13 Break Out! Creating Escape Games for the Science Classroom
October 31 Literacy in Science
November 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 29-30 STEM in the Science Classroom
November 12 Detecting, Constructing, and Replacing Misconceptions in Science for Grades 3-8
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

July 25                          

Developing Scientific Explanations in Secondary Science

October 30 Creating Opportunities for ELLs to Read, Write, and Speak in the Secondary Science Classroom: Focus on Language Objectives
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

June 13 Detecting, Confronting, and Replacing Misconceptions in Science for Grades 9-12
June 20 Ready? Set? Go Teach Biology with E's!
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

May 21 Uncovering Cognitive Complexity: Using Depth of Knowledge (DOK) to Deconstruct and Understand the Science TEKS
May 22 Rigorous by Design: Using Depth of Knowledge (DOK) for Instructional Planning in Science
June 4 Keeping the End in Mind: Mapping Rigorous Instruction for All
June 5-6 A Roadmap to Rigorous Assessments in Science (Two-day)
June 25-27 Texas Instructional Leadership: Action Coaching
July 15-16 Start Strong in Science Instructional Coaches
July 17 Leading Data-Driven PLCs Using Science Content

 

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