A new resource is available to support educators in task development. The “Three-Dimensional Task Modification” resource is an addendum to Session A of the “Three-Dimensional Task” professional learning module. This resource contains six examples of how the learning from Session A can be used to modify existing science tasks. This resource can be found onContinue reading “Three-Dimensional Task Modification Science Resource Now Available”
Category Archives: KAS-Science Implementation
Apply to be a reviewer of science instructional materials for EdReports
We wanted to share a great opportunity, from EdReports, for deep professional learning on the Framework for K-12 Science Education and/or Next Generation Science Standards with a national network of skilled educators aimed at supporting other educators with information to help them find quality science instructional materials. Currently over 1,400 districts have benefitted from theContinue reading “Apply to be a reviewer of science instructional materials for EdReports”
PIMSER director Kim Zeidler-Watters presenting at the 2022 Scott Trimble Workshop on Assessment and Instruction
PIMSER director Kim Zeidler-Watters will present two sessions during the Scott Trimble Workshop “We Will Rise” on October 28, 2022. Breakout Sessions 3 & 4 (repeated session)Assessment in the Science ClassroomDuring our time together we will examine example classroom assessment tasks so we can collectively develop a vision for what classroom science assessment should lookContinue reading “PIMSER director Kim Zeidler-Watters presenting at the 2022 Scott Trimble Workshop on Assessment and Instruction”
KSTA/PIMSER Higher Ed Science Teaching Summit
PIMSER is partnering with the Kentucky Science Teachers Association to present the Higher Ed Science Teaching Summit November 3, 2022 at EKU. Features Visit https://www.ksta.org/summit2022 for full information and registration.
KDE Commissioner Dr. Glass visits school districts working with PIMSER on elementary science units
Dr. Jason Glass, Kentucky Commissioner of Education and Dr. Lee Todd, Kentucky Board of Education member visited Rockcastle and Madison County classrooms to showcase the science instruction occurring as a result of PIMSER’s work with BSCS. BSCS Science Learning is partnering with leaders and science educators throughout Tennessee and Kentucky to help address a national needContinue reading “KDE Commissioner Dr. Glass visits school districts working with PIMSER on elementary science units”
KSTA 2022 Annual Conference
KSTA’s annual conference will be held in-person for the first time in 3 years! Don’t miss one of the premier science education conferences and a must-attend event for any Kentucky science educator seeking to stay on top of the latest trends and cutting-edge resources. Visit the Conference Website for full information. Proposals are also being accepted forContinue reading “KSTA 2022 Annual Conference”
KDE seeking feedback on draft Kentucky Academic Standards for Science￼
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking feedback on the draft Kentucky Academic Standards for Science. The draft was developed by the Science Advisory Panel and Review Committee, each made up of science educators from around the state. View full details from the Kentucky Teacher article.
6 PIMSER Professional Learning Opportunities This Summer
PIMSER is offering six professional learning opportunities for math and science educators in Summer 2022. To view the full list, visit our Professional Learning page.
Summer Opportunity for K12 Science Teachers
The Kentucky Department of Education invites teachers of science to apply for participation in a 3D Task Modification Project. Selected teachers will co-develop and pilot a process for modifying existing science tasks using analysis from a screening tool. Teachers will then modify science tasks they use in the classroom based upon this process and helpContinue reading “Summer Opportunity for K12 Science Teachers”
Growing Real Aspiring Science Programs
No cost to attend: sponsored with funding from the Kentucky Department of Education Join PIMSER for this science learning series led by PIMSER Regional Teacher Partner and Presidential Award Winner Patti Works and PIMSER director Dr. Kim Zeidler-Watters. Participants will receive research-based strategies and examples to share and support K-8 classroom teachers in raising the ceiling ofContinue reading “Growing Real Aspiring Science Programs”