PD Archives June-July 2013

 

Teacher PD June & July 2013
Workshop Archive - Grades K-5 & Grades 5-12

June 2013 | TI (Texas Instruments)

June 17 - 19 from 8:30am-3:30pm

Select from two (2) workshop options (workshops run concurrently).

  • Getting Started with TI N-Spire in High School Mathematics
  • Implementing the Common Core Mathematical Practices with TI N-Spire
  • Online registration through the TI webite.

 July 2013 | TI in partnership with TSIN (Tennessee STEM Innovation Network)

July 9 from 8:30am-3:30pm

  • Implementing Next Generation Science Standards Using Technology
  • Online registration through the TI website.

 

July K-5 Professional Development

Saturday, July 13 / 8:30am - 3:30pm / 6 hrs credit / $60

STEM Center User Group Training / Grades K-12

Instructors: Sally Pardue and NASA STEM Liaisons

  • Gain knowledge and confidence in leading standards-aligned, hands-on activities utilizing the state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and resources available through the Oakley STEM Center.
  • Become a member of the STEM Center’s lending library and qualify for FREE field trips to the STEM Center for your students.
  • Lunch included in July 13 workshop.

Wednesday, July 17 / 9am - 3pm / 6 hrs credit / $75

Next Generation Science Standards for Elementary Teachers, Team Leaders and Administrators / Grades K-5

Instructor: Kelly Ramey

  • Gain insight into the changes taking place in science education standards with the implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
  • Learn what NGSS are, how to read them, how to connect them within and across grade bands, and how to tie them to the Common Core State Standards in Math and English/Language Arts.
  • This course is taught in a "train the trainer" style so you can return to your districts and schools and share your knowledge of the NGSS.

Wednesday & Thursday, July 17-18 / 9am - 3pm / 12 hrs credit / $150

Implementing the CCSSM for K-2 Grades

Instructors: Jane Baker, Leann Taylor, Jennifer MeadowsLearn practical strategies for developing math proficient K-2 students as defined in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.Experience an overview of the CCSSM, linkage of current teaching materials to the CCSSM, and numerous ideas for implementation of the new standards.Lunch included.

Sat., July 20 / 9am-12pm & Sun., July 21 / 1:30-4:30pm / 6 hrs credit / $15

Rockets & Engines: Build & Launch with NASA / Grades 4 - 12

Build on Saturday and launch on Sunday! PLUS...you get to keep the rocket!

Help your students soar to new heights of understanding and excitement. Join the Oakley STEM Center as we explore new ways to teach GLEs and CLEs related to energy, motion, mechanics and natural forces using model rocketry.Participants will discuss the underlying principles of rocket flight and NASA exploration with a NASA Aerospace Education Specialist as they build and launch a rocket in this two-day event.Topics covered will include: speed and velocity; gravitational forces; potential and kinetic energy; conservation of energy; and Newton’s Laws of Motion! 

5 - 12 Professional Development

Saturday, July 13 / 8:30am - 3:30pm / 6 hrs credit / $60

STEM Center User Group Training / Grades K-12

Instructors: Sally Pardue and NASA STEM Liaisons

  • Gain knowledge and confidence in leading standards-aligned, hands-on activities utilizing the state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and resources available through the Oakley STEM Center.
  • Become a member of the STEM Center’s lending library and qualify for FREE field trips to the STEM Center for your students.
  • Lunch included.

Monday & Tuesday, July 15-16 / 9am - 3pm / 12 hrs credit / $150

TNSCORE Kits for Your Classroom / Grades 5-8

Instructor: Kelly Ramey

  • Achieve certification and confidence in utilizing hands-on classroom kits supplied by TNSCORE (Tennessee Solar Conversion and Storage using Outreach, Research and Education).
  • Teachers completing this course will be able to check out sets of classroom kits and standards-aligned curricula covering solar energy, wind power, and hydrogen fuel cells.

Wednesday, July 17 / 9am - 3pm / 6 hrs credit / $75

Formative Assessment and Writing in Mathematics in Grades 5-6

Instructor: Holly Anthony

  • Explore methods to include formative assessment and writing tasks in your mathematics teaching. 
  • Strategies are specific to mathematics content in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM).
  • Receive materials to use in your classroom.Lunch included.

Thursday, July 18 / 9am - 3pm / 6 hrs credit / $75

Next Generation Science Standards for Secondary Teachers, Team Leaders and Administrators / Grades 6 - 12

Instructor: Kelly Ramey

  • Gain insight into the changes taking place in science education standards with the implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
  • Learn what NGSS are, how to read them, how to connect them within and across grade bands, and how to tie them to the Common Core State Standards in Math and English/Language Arts.
  • This course is taught in a "train the trainer" style so you can return to your districts and schools and share your knowledge of the NGSS.

Sat., July 20 / 9am-12pm & Sun., July 21 / 1:30-4:30pm / 6 hrs credit / $15

Rockets & Engines: Build & Launch with NASA / Grades 4 - 12

  • Build on Saturday and launch on Sunday! PLUS...you get to keep the rocket!
  • Help your students soar to new heights of understanding and excitement. 
  • Join the Oakley STEM Center as we explore new ways to teach GLEs and CLEs related to energy, motion, mechanics and natural forces using model rocketry.
  • Participants will discuss the underlying principles of rocket flight and NASA exploration with a NASA Aerospace Education Specialist as they build and launch a rocket in this two-day event.
  • Topics covered will include: speed and velocity; gravitational forces; potential and kinetic energy; conservation of energy; and Newton’s Laws of Motion! 

 

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