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Partnering to Progress (P2P)


Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP)

Funded by the Kentucky Department of Education

Award Year
Amount
July 2007 - September 2008
$200,000
July 2008 - September 2009
$200,000
July 2009 - September 2009*
$200,000

*Current year funding

Districts Included in Grant

Lewis County; Fleming County

Goals

  • Enhance physical science content knowledge of K-5 teachers
  • Enhance instruction to lead to effective learning in the physical sciences
  • Enhance develop administrators' knowledge and skills to provide effective instructional feedback and support high quality science teaching and learning

Teacher Component

  • Build content knowledge in three areas of physical science: Force and Motion; Heat and Temperature; and Properties of Matter
  • Pedagogical knowledge
  • Assessment skills
  • Effective technology integration

Product: Develop, Field Test, and Construct learning progressions and assessments (diagnostic, formative, and summative).

Administrator Component

  • Build understanding of effective science instruction
  • Conduct science classroom observations with confidence
  • Understand and monitor sound assessment practices

 

Facilitators

Diane Johnson, PIMSER Regional Teacher Partner
Becky Smith, PIMSER Regional Teacher Partner
Martin Brock, Eastern Kentucky University
Debbie Owens, Assoc. Director, P-12 Math & Science Outreach Unit, PIMSER
Kim Zeidler, Director, P-12 Math & Science Outreach Unit, PIMSER

For More Information

For more information on the program, please contact:
Kim Zeidler-Watters
Director, P-12 Math & Science Outreach Unit
Kim.Zeidler@uky.edu
859-257-4915



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