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!”
Join us in Louisville for the largest science education organization for P-20 educators in Kentucky. This conference is the perfect opportunity for professional networking. 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. Features VisitContinue reading “KSTA Annual Conference: November 3-4 at UofL ShelbyHurst Campus”
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.
Register for the “Changing Arctic Ecosystem” virtual teacher workshop inspired by the MOSAiC Arctic research expedition! Who: MS/HS science teachers, spots are limitedWhat: FREE PD to engage with the MOSAiC-inspired “A Changing Arctic Ecosystem” storyline curriculum connected to NGSS life science standardsWhen: July 12-13 from 9 am – 1 pm MST each day (workshop is virtual)**Participants are expected to complete ~2 hours of asynchronous workGradContinue reading “Carbon Cycling storyline PD – grad credit options from CU Boulder”
June 20–23, 2023 – Lexington, KY The Professional Development Provider Institute (PDPI) program is designed for those who design, develop, and lead teacher professional learning. The models we use in the program design are particularly relevant for those who focus on curriculum-based professional learning but are applicable in a variety of contexts (e.g., focus onContinue reading “BSCS Science Learning: Professional Development Provider Institutes”
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”
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”
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 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”