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Effective Science Teaching & Learning in the Classroom

Develop a vision of what effective science teaching and learning looks and feels like in elementary and secondary classrooms. 
Grades 3-5Grades 6-12
June 12-13, Lexington
This session has been cancelled
July 25-26, Lexington
Registration deadline: July 14
July 10-11, Bowling Green
Registration deadline: June 30
July 12-13, Bowling Green
Registration deadline: June 30
Specific venues to be determined

What does effective science teaching and learning look like? What is the teacher doing? What are the students doing? What does the classroom look like? Feel like? During this two-day session, participants will:
  • Examine instructional shifts that are necessary to meet student needs.
  • Experience strategies to create a classroom culture where every student feels seen and valued.
  • Explore curriculum that engages students in making sense of science.
  • Engage in an immersive 3-D learning experience that can be used in your classroom.
Leave with tools and strategies to create a classroom that supports sensemaking and three-dimensional learning.

Audience: science teachers and coaches grades 3-12M

Cost: $325 per person Early Bird rate through May 31 ($375 after)
Includes morning refreshments and a boxed lunch.

Stephanie Harmon, PIMSER Regional Teacher Partner
Stephanie is a PIMSER Regional Teacher Partner and former teacher at Rockcastle County High School in Mount Vernon, KY.  She was a member of the Broad-Based Lead State Committee which reviewed and provided feedback on A Framework for K-12 Science Education and all parts of the Next Generation Science Standards.  Since then, she has been involved with the development of Kentucky‚Äôs summative assessment and Through Course Tasks. As a current member of the Kentucky Science Standards Advisory Panel, she is involved in the most recent review of the Kentucky Academic Standards for Science. Stephanie has been involved in learning experiences with both national and international experts.  She uses these experiences to provide support to many school districts throughout Kentucky. Working with both science teachers and administrators in grades K-12, she focuses on formative/summative assessments, curriculum and instructional practices, and implementation of the science standards.  Stephanie is a Concord Consortium Teacher Ambassador and received the 2014 KSTA Outstanding High School Teacher of the Year. She is also a PD Leader for STeLLA and Project SSUP Partner with BSCS, a USDOE-funded research and innovation study of 4th and 5th grade science.

Participant Information
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  • * What grade level(s) do you support?
  • * How did you hear about this opportunity?
Billing Information

  • A maximum of 1 option can be selected from across all groups.

  • Grades 3-5

    July 10-11, 2023
    9:00am - 4:00pm CST
    Bowling Green Junior High
    900 Campbell Lane
    Bowling Green, KY 42103

  • Grades 6-12

    July 25-26, 2023
    9:00am - 4:00pm EST
    KEDC Cooperative
    118 James Ct #60
    Lexington, KY 40505

    July 12-13, 2023
    9:00am - 4:00pm CST
    Bowling Green Junior High
    900 Campbell Lane
    Bowling Green, KY 42103


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    Cancellation refund policy: Cancellations will be accepted and refunded in full if made in writing to jessica.eaton@pimser.org at least 5 business days in advance of the event. Refunds will not be issued after this date. Substitutions will be accepted up until the date of the training; email jessica.eaton@pimser.org with attendee name and substitution name and email address.
Vendor Information
  • For Purchase Orders and Checks:
    PO Box 37
    Berry, KY 41003
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