Introduction to Arkansas K-12 Science Standards – Virtual Course
July 14 @ 1:00 pm - July 16 @ 3:00 pm
This introductory Grasping Phenomenal Science (GPS) session is designed for any K-12 teacher or instructional leader who wants to know more about science instruction aligned with the Arkansas K-22 Science Standards. Learn how to interpret the standards for 3-dimensional teaching and learning in the classroom. Participants must participate in online discussions, complete assignments, and provide evidence of application of tools taught in this session. Participants must view DESE Science Professional Learning Prerequisite Video Summer 2020 that highlights DESE mission and vision, High Leverage Practices (HLPs), and G.U.I.D.E. for Life prior to the virtual session.
Each session is designed for 5-20 participants. This session will be delivered using Zoom and Google Classroom in two-hour Zoom sessions interspersed with small group independent learning directly support by science specialists across the state. In addition, a self-paced viewing of a 1-hour DESE video covering the foundational principles to be addressed more deeply in the professional learning sessions is required.
To attend the course you must create an ESCWorks login, and then register at https://www.escweb.net/ar_esc/catalog/session.aspx?session_id=409393.
3 Total Sessions = 6 hours of Professional development
- Session 1 July 14 1-3 PM
- Session 2 July 15 1-3 PM
- Session 3 July 16 1-3 PM
Zoom links will be sent to the email address in the account.
Presenter: Stephanie Johnson-Carlton
(6 hours: GPS)