3314Arizona Department of Education Science Professional Development Webinars
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If you have any questions about these webinars or workshops, please contact me off list atFall Webinars All are FREE!The Nature of Science for Educators Webinar SeriesPart 1: What is Science?September 9th 2014Science is an ongoing process, not just an accumulation of facts. This webinar will share what makes science science and provide information from educational research on effective nature of science instruction.Here is the link for the webinar https://student.gototraining.com/rt/286106478424828160Part 2: The Nature of the Scientific CommunityOctober 2nd 2014Science would not progress without the interaction between scientists and their community. This webinar will share information about the characteristics and expectations of the scientific community and how the larger society influences science.Here is the link for the webinar https://student.gototraining.com/rt/7126969858796088320Part 3: Developing Scientific Habits of MindDecember 9th 2014The Scientific Method, as presented in many textbooks, is often an oversimplified representation of what is really a rich, complex, and unpredictable process. This webinar will examine the more accurate representation of the process of science and explore resources that can be used to foster scientific habits of mind with students.Here is the link for the webinar https://student.gototraining.com/rt/9158080096600706560Inquiry and the 5E Instructional Model WebinarJuly 22nd, 9am August 25th 3:30 – 5pmGuest Presenter: Vicky Massey, National Science Education Leadership Association Region D Director and National Science Teachers Association District XIV DirectorStudents acquire knowledge and develop conceptual understanding by posing questions about the natural world and investigating phenomena. This webinar will provide an overview of the 5E Inquiry Instructional Model that provides a built-in structure for students to construct their understanding of a concept over time.Here is the link to register for the webinarArgument in the 6-12 Science Classroom WebinarSeptember 2nd 2014An 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.Here is the link to register for the webinar https://student.gototraining.com/rt/5894985771570909952Close Reading of Science Text WebinarNovember 13th 2014Reasoning 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.Here is the link to register for the webinar https://student.gototraining.com/r/4183867502309703936Fall Face to Face WorkshopsConstructing Explanations and Arguing from Evidence in Middle School Science ClassroomsAugust 21st 2014 Cost: 50 dollarsResearch based practices for supporting grade 5-8 students in constructing explanations and arguing from evidence in science and for implementing the college and career readiness standards will be shared. The book, Supporting Grade 5-8 Students in Constructing Explanations in Science by Katherine L. McNeill and Joseph S. Krajcik will be provided.Science and Literacy in the K-3 ClassroomSeptember 17th 2014 Cost: 20 dollarsThe practice of integrating language instruction while teaching science is critical for building understanding in science. This training will provide an overview of the content and sequence of learning science in the K-3 classroom and a model for integrating the key components of language comprehension within an inquiry-based classroom.Language and Literacy in 3-5 Content AreasOctober 22nd 2014 Cost: 50 dollarsThe practice of integrating language instruction while teaching science is critical for building understanding in science. This training will provide an overview of the content and sequence of learning science in the 3-5 class room and a model for integrating the key components of language comprehension within an inquiry-based classroom. The book, Language and Literacy in Inquiry-Based Science Classroom, Grade 3-8 by Zhihui Fang will be provided as part of the registration cost.