Middle School Science Professional Learning Cohort

  • Science Professional Learning Cohort for 6-8 grade teachers in which participants will engage in face-to-face professional development, book study, Zoom learn-ing and on-site coaching.  Zoom Professional Learning Series will be recorded and presented at different times each month.

    • 2 face-to-face Professional Learning Opportunities
    • 6 Zoom Meetings
    • 2 Campus Instructional Coaching Visits
    • Unlimited telephone and email technical assistance
    • Campus Administration may attend at no cost
  • September

    • Cohort Kick-off face to face Professional Development-Matter and Energy
    • Introduction to book Study “Science Formative Assessment--75 Practical Strategies for Linking Assessments, Instruction and Learning”
    • Pre-test

    October

    • Zoom Meeting-Effective Teaching Strategies for Middle School Science

    November

    • Zoom Meeting-Creating a Middle School Science Student resource Interactive Journal
    • Campus Coaching Visit-Follow-up form September professional development and Zoom learning opportunities

    January

    • Zoom Meeting-Vocabulary Strategies for Middle School Science

    February

    • Zoom Meeting-STAAR-What Do Middle School Science Teachers Need to Know?

    March

    • Zoom Meeting-STAAR-How to Incorporate Claims, Evidence and Reasoning in Middle School Science
    • Campus Coaching Visit-Follow-up from professional development and Zoom learning opportunities

    April

    • Zoom Meeting-STAAR-Foldables/Games/Graphic Organizer ideas for Effective Review for Middle School Science

    May

    • Professional Development
    • Post-test
    • Book Study wrap-up
    • Program Evaluation
Space is limited! Register before August 15!
  • For information, contact:

    Sheryl Roehl
    Dr. Sheryl Roehl
    Secondary Science Specialist
    361-573-0731 Ext.229