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Science Educators Roundtable

A professional learning opportunity for science teachers to collaborate, share resources, practices, lesson activities and strategies that will help them engage and challenge students for purposeful learning. 

Dates: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10

Time: 3:30-5 p.m.

Cost: $175

CTLE Credit: 7.5 hours

Location: Virtual
Facilitator: Bryan Wood

Science is a process grounded in inquiry. Courses such as Biology, Earth Science, Physics and Chemistry are a natural platform for students to develop their critical thinking, observation, calculation, prediction and analytical skills, making them an ideal environment for dynamic learning experiences that allow students to embrace their natural curiosity. The CASDA Science Educator Roundtable is a professional learning opportunity that will bring science teachers throughout the region together to collaborate, share resources, practices, lesson activities and strategies that will help them engage and challenge students for purposeful learning. 

 

The first session will gauge needs and interests to align agendas and activities to the goals of participating educators. Opportunities to integrate educational technology into science classrooms will be explored throughout the sessions. 

 

Possible Topics:

 

  • Collaborative teaming and managing challenges in the inquiry-based classroom.

  • Utilizing STEM Ambassadors (Science, Technology, Engineering) to work with teachers and schools.

  • Creating dual credit opportunities for students in science.

  • Utilizing Google Suite products to engage students in science and create efficient ways to assess learning.

  • Teaching strategies that cultivate classroom equity.

  • Project-Based Learning ideas/projects in science.