For science teacher leaders K-12Hybrid in-person and virtual learning series3 locations: Richmond, Northern Kentucky, and Western Kentucky35 hours of professional learning (EILA credit available) Are you ready to effectively implement the revised KAS for Science using high-quality instructional resources? Grow real aspiring science programs by attending this robust learning series. This professional learning series has beenContinue reading “Science Leadership Support Network 2023-24: for new and returning teachers!”
PIMSER will present the Higher Ed Science Teaching Summit January 26, 2024 at Kentucky State University. Features Visit https://www.rsvpbook.com/summit24 for full information and registration.
PIMSER will present the Higher Ed Science Teaching Summit November 2, 2023 at Kentucky State University. Features Visit https://www.rsvpbook.com/summit23 for full information and registration.
PIMSER is partnering with Cereal City Science to pilot a unit of study in 4th and 5th grade classrooms for continued implementation and scale up in other Kentucky elementary schools. During the pilot phase February -May 2023, teachers will receive all materials to teach a 4th grade life science unit and a 5th grade earthContinue reading “PIMSER partners with Cereal City Science for 4th/5th grade curriculum pilots”
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”
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.
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”
7 positions available The Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform (PIMSER) received a grant from The Steele-Reese Foundation to support new teachers with intervention strategies to increase student understanding of number computation/skills in middle school students. New middle grades math teachers (with 0-6yrs experience) will collaborate with PIMSER Master Teachers to provide qualityContinue reading “New math teachers: get training and a stipend for project with PIMSER”
PIMSER is offering two professional learning opportunities for science educators and administrators starting Fall 2022. To view the full list, visit our Professional Learning page.
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.