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”
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Three-Dimensional Task Modification Science Resource Now Available
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”
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.
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”
Fall 2022 Science Professional Learning Opportunities for K-12 Teachers and Administrators
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.
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”