Scientific Success Stories
Focus on science content and skills through the lens of literature. Let curiosity, creativity, and interaction make science successful and satisfying for everyone. You will go back to your class confident and comfortable about teaching experimental science classes tomorrow.
Share the discovery of the intertextuality of insects by bringing together the variety in texts and techniques that are alive in the natural world. In this workshop you'll encounter a metamorphic adventure brimming with practical, interactive opportunities. Once you have collected the content and creativity you will be ready to transform your own classroom into a standards based learning lab.
Out of the Question
Differentiate instruction by discovering a highly manageable frame for extending questioning opportunities in your classroom. Karen will share practical, interactive techniques students can implement to promote and sustain independent learning in all subject areas.
The Science of Oobleck
Introduce the strangely behaving substance called oobleck to explore observation and hands-on investigation with upper elementary aged learners. Activate student's natural curiosity to answer what, why and how. Experiences with easy-to-find materials support an environment rich in science, math, reading and writing.
Lacing Learning with Literature - Social Studies
You are cordially invited to a ceremonious union of learning and literacy. Be a witness to how to create avowed readers of factual information concerning the social sciences of government, history, geography and economics. Catch a bouquet of lesson ideas your students will fall in love with.