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2015-16 Professional Learning Opportunities


Our Fall professional learning is here! Click on the options below for a full list and links to complete details and registration.

Math Math
  • Achieving Success in the Algebra II and Calculus Classroom with Under-served Students

    October 22-23    $285

    This 2-day workshop is designed to introduce research-proven strategies, activities, and assessment ideas that make a difference in student learning and performance in the classroom: building a learning culture, focusing on individual needs of students, and giving them all the best possible chance of passing the AP exam and End of Course and ensuring success in college-level courses.

  • Academy for Effective Math Teachers

    A participant-driven network of support designed to give math teachers in grades 3-12 time to work on designing high-quality, effective math instruction. Educators will leave the academies with research-based instructional strategies and the means to orchestrate effective mathematical conversations in their classroom so that mathematics will be engaging for all learners.

  • SMART Start - New Math and Science Teacher Academy

    This ongoing professional learning community for K-8 math and science teachers with 0-5 years classroom experience will help new teachers develop the tools and expertise to provide high-quality instruction. This group will focus on topics such as CHETL, classroom management, learning climate, ELA strategies in math or science, engagement and instructional strategies.

 

Science Science
  • NGSS Short Courses (Grades K-12)

    $125

    Our most popular trainings ever! Strengthen grade-level specific understanding of content and science and engineering practices while experiencing activities as a learner. Leave each session with examples, resources, and unit outlines.

    Course Grades Date
    Waves 1& 4 Sept. 30
    Life Science K & 2 Oct. 19
    1& 4 Oct. 20
    3 Oct. 21
    5 Oct. 21
    Planning and Carrying Out Investigations K-5 Oct. 27
    Engineering Design Process K-5 Nov. 13
    Earth Systems 2 & 4 Nov. 17
    Constructing Explanations and Engaging in Argument from Evidence 4-8 Dec. 1
    Developing Units Aligned to the NGSS K-12 Dec. 3

  • ACT Boot Camp for Science Teachers

    September 29-30    $250

    Practice strategies for accessing complex texts, analyzing data and opposing arguments. Develop tasks requiring these key processes and analyze student work samples to identify problem areas. Experience the kind of learning that you want to provide for your students!

  • SMART Start - New Math and Science Teacher Academy

    This ongoing professional learning community for K-8 math and science teachers with 0-5 years classroom experience will help new teachers develop the tools and expertise to provide high-quality instruction. This group will focus on topics such as CHETL, classroom management, learning climate, ELA strategies in math or science, engagement and instructional strategies.

  • BSCS Professional Development Institute

    October 13-16    $1,000

    PIMSER is hosting a professional development opportunity for anyone who is leading implementation of NGSS in his/her school or district. This is a 4-day experience designed to support you as a PD provider. See the flyer for full details and where to register.

  • SparkFun Workshops

    December 1-3    $250

    One-day workshops for elementary, middle, and high school teachers. Expand student experiences beyond Lego robotics to include a range of project ideas that include data collection, wearables, and more!

 

 


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