3175AZ Dept of Ed Professional Development Events for high school science teachers
- Feb 11, 2014Begin forwarded message:From: Jane Jackson <jane.jackson@...>
Subject: [tchrs] AZ Dept of Ed Professional Development Events for high school science teachers
Date: February 10, 2014 at 11:31:36 PM MST
Reply-To: Jane Jackson <jane.jackson@...>
Received on Feb. 10, 2014 from Cheryl Dunham. These events are for science teachers of grades 6 to 12. -- Jane J]________________________________________Face-to-Face EventsDisciplinary Literacy: Teaching Reading within Content CoursesMarch 5th 8:30 3:30 $80This workshop provides secondary educators an opportunity to understand disciplinary literacy as defined by Arizona's College and Career Readiness Standards. The critical skills necessary for reading texts in different disciplines- history, science, literature, mathematics, Physical education, Art and technical subjects will be shared.Participants will learn:The difference between reading and writing across the curriculum and disciplinary literacyHow text complexity affects reading within the content areasDiscipline specific strategies for incorporating text to building conceptual understanding within their content courseWriting Within the Secondary Science Classroom:April 9th, 8:30 4:30, $60This one-day workshop will provide the secondary science teacher (grades 6-12) with research based practices and teaching tools to support their students¹ writing of explanations and arguments within the science classroom and the implementation of Arizona¹s College and Career Readiness Standards.Free WebinarsWebinar: Argument in the 6-12 Science classroomMarch 4th 3:30 5pm FreeAn overview of argumentation and the skills necessary to immerse students in the process will be discussed. Resources for developing lessons focused on developing and analyzing arguments in the secondary science classroom will be shared.
The first 30 minutes of the webinar will provide an overview of the pedagogical shifts within Arizona's College and Career Ready Literacy standards in Science and Technical subjects. Participants who are knowledgeable about the shifts within the literacy standards may join the webinar at 4pm.Register here: https://student.gototraining.com/r/5424812606330514688Webinar: Close Reading of Science Text:March 25th, 3:30 5:00, freeReasoning with complex text in science requires careful gathering of evidence from text and an understanding of the scientific ideas presented. This webinar will provide teachers an overview of the process of close reading and how to apply it within the science classroom.
The first 30 minutes of the webinar will provide an overview of the pedagogical shifts within Arizona's College and Career Ready Literacy standards in Science and Technical subjects. Participants who are knowledgeable about the shifts within the literacy standards may join the webinar at 4pmRegister here: https://student.gototraining.com/r/4431633648565117952Cheryl DunhamK-12 Science Education Program SpecialistArizona Department of Education602-542-4734