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Region 4 Science–Professional Development Calendar

 

Region 4 Science will continue to present professional development in either a virtual manner via Zoom or face to face at the Center. If you see a session that will be presented one way and would like to see it presented in the opposite way, please reach out to the presenter.

 


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Join us for the 2021 Region 4 Virtual Science Conference on Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.!

 


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


K-12

Date Time Session Virtual F2F
October 21  8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 2021 Region 4 Virtual Science Conference X  
November 2 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Fostering STEM Thinking in the Classroom   X
November 17 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Literacy in Science   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  
January 19, 2022 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Fostering STEM Thinking in the Classroom X  
February 10 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Teaching Academic Vocabulary in Science X  
February 15-16 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. K-12 Statewide STEM Leadership Training   X
March 3 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Exploring the K-12 Science Framework X  
March 22-23 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. A Roadmap to Rigorous Assessments in Science   X
March 24-25 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Curriculum Mapping in Science   X
March 30 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Keeping the End in Mind: Mapping Rigorous Instruction for All   X

 

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K-5

Date Time Session Virtual F2F
November 2 8:30-11:30 a.m. STAAR Review to Go for Science Grade 5 (Volumes 1 and 2) X  
November 4-5 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
January 25 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. STEMulating Design Challenges in Science for Grades K-5   X
February 8 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. STAAR Review to Go for Grade 5 Science, Volume 2   X
February 24 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. STAAR Review to Go for Grade 5 Science, Volumes 1 and 2   X

 

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Grades 3-12

Date Time Session Virtual F2F
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
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  
January 25, 2022 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Supporting Struggling Learners in Middle School Science   X
February 16 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. STAAR Review to Go for Grade 8 (Volumes 1 and 2)   X
February 22-23 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. STEMulating Design Challenges in Science, Grades 6-8   X

 

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Grades 6-12

Date Time Session Virtual F2F
December 7 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Increasing Inquiry in Secondary Science   X
February 2, 2022 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Developing Scientific Explanations 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
February 15-16, 2022 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. K-12 Statewide STEM Leadership Training   X
March 22-23 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. A Roadmap to Rigorous Assessments in Science   X
March 24-25 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Curriculum Mapping in Science   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 

Safety in the Secondary Science Classroom 

STEM Literacy 

The Engineering Design Process 

 

 

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