View Seminar: Advancing STEM Kits - A Deeper Dive

Seminar NameAdvancing STEM Kits - A Deeper Dive
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Seminar Short DescThis workshop is for grade K-5 teachers that have already been introduced to the Advancing STEM Kits, or have been using them already in their classroom, and would like to take a closer look with other teachers with similar experiences.
Seminar Full DescAny grade K-5 teacher that has been introduced to the Advancing STEM Kits, or has been using them already, and wants to take a closer look at kits from their grade level. Grade levels will be grouped together to discuss best practices and nuances of the CA BOCES Advancing STEM Kits. Teachers will have an opportunity to experience selected lessons and activities in all of the kits and get to interact with the materials and online resources (please bring a device).
Workshop Full DescGrades 3, 4, and 5 teachers will experience selected lessons and activities in the kits and get to interact with the materials and online resources. In the morning of the first day, there will be a walkthrough of the structure of an Advancing STEM kit and all of the resources available to teachers, an overview of the new NYS Science Learning Standards, 3-dimensional learning, and the 5E lesson structure, and a discussion around the new NYS Required Science Investigations. During the afternoon of the first day and the entire second day, grade levels will rotate through stations, working on activities from their corresponding grade levels.
Seminar Date07/27/2023
Opening Time8:30 am
Closing Time2:30 pm
Last Day To Register07/26/2023      [ Note: After this date, participation changes can be requested by e-mailing Laurie Sledge ]
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Seminar AudienceAny grade K-5 teacher that has been introduced to the Advancing STEM Kits or has been using them already
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Seminar Topics, Concepts & ResourcesAdvancing STEM grades 3, 4, and 5
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Seminar ObjectivesParticipants will:
Engage in selected lessons and activities from each of the four kits in their grade level
Hear from other teachers that have used these Kits in their classrooms
Have an opportunity to provide feedback to the Kit curriculum writers
Network and build a community of teachers that are working toward a robust science learning experience for their students
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Assessment of Learning- self-reflections
- sharing of strategies for implementation
Evaluation Summary Notes-Time to work through kit activities
Needed Changes-Time for curriculum mapping
Next Steps-Incorporate kits into science teaching
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SiteCA BOCES - Southern Tier West
LocationLarge Room and DL Room
Site StatusRegional
Day Number2 of 2
Duration6 Hours
Rolling Online CourseNo
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Seminar StatusHeld
WorkshopAdvancing STEM Kits - Grades 3-5
Day Number2
Total Workshop Days2
Starting Registration8:00 am
Credit Hours5.50 Per Day
CTLE EligibleYes
Social Worker Continuing EdNo
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Provider529 - Professional Development
Category521 - STEM (Science Kits)
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Cancelled DateNot set
Added ByClay Nolan
Seminar Id7885

CTLE Activities

  • Content
  • Pedagogy


Districts That Can Send Participants

  • Allegany-Limestone Central School
  • Andover Central School
  • Belfast Central School
  • Bolivar-Richburg Central School
  • Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School
  • Cuba-Rushford Central School
  • Ellicottville Central School
  • Fillmore Central School
  • Franklinville Central School
  • Friendship Central School
  • Genesee Valley Central School
  • Hinsdale Central School
  • Olean City Schools
  • Pioneer Central School
  • Portville Central School
  • Randolph Academy
  • Randolph Central School
  • Salamanca City Schools
  • Scio Central School
  • Wellsville Central School
  • West Valley Central School
  • Whitesville Central School
  • CA-BOCES Admin
  • CA-BOCES Exceptional Education
  • Immaculate Conception School
  • Houghton College
  • CA Teacher Center
  • Bemus Point Central School District
  • Brocton Central School District
  • St. Bonaventure University

First Day of Seminar Series

Learning Standards

  • 2 Knowledge of Content and Instruction
  • 3 Instructional Practice
  • 5 Assessment for Learning
  • 7 Professional Growth