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May 2017

Analyzing High Schools Functions using Real-World Mathematics

May 30 @ 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Henderson State University, 1100 Henderson Street, Box 7663
Arkadelphia, AR 71999 United States
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This course uses a required text, the book Putting Essential Understanding of Functions into Practice, 9-12. The sessions will explore the five big ideas from the text which include: •Function Concepts •Covariation and Rate of Change •Function Families •Combining and Transforming Functions •      Graphs and Representations of Functions The contents of this professional development pertain to the following domains from Danielson’s Framework for Teaching: 1d—Demonstrating Knowledge of Resources 1e—Designing Coherent Instruction 3b—Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques 3c—Engaging Students in Learning…

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June 2017

Analyzing High Schools Functions using Real-World Mathematics

June 1 @ 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Henderson State University, 1100 Henderson Street, Box 7663
Arkadelphia, AR 71999 United States
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This course uses a required text, the book Putting Essential Understanding of Functions into Practice, 9-12. The sessions will explore the five big ideas from the text which include: •Function Concepts •Covariation and Rate of Change •Function Families •Combining and Transforming Functions •      Graphs and Representations of Functions The contents of this professional development pertain to the following domains from Danielson’s Framework for Teaching: 1d—Demonstrating Knowledge of Resources 1e—Designing Coherent Instruction 3b—Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques 3c—Engaging Students in Learning…

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Grasping Phenomenal Science (GPS) for Grades K-4:  Navigating from Standards to Instruction

June 1 @ 8:30 AM - June 2 @ 3:30 PM
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 South University Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72204 United States
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Description: Come experience the vision for K-4 science! During this two-day opportunity, educators will explore the Arkansas K-4 science standards by engaging in grade-specific investigations.  Student-focused learning through the integration of science, math and literacy skills will be highlighted.  Two follow-up PD days will be offered (to be announced) along with opportunities for classroom-level support.  Connections to TESS: 1a, 1d, 1e, 3a-e, 4a, 4e Audience: K-4 teachers, instructional facilitators, administrators Capacity: 30 Focus Area: Science PD Hours: 12 hours Date:…

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Chemical Reactions, Inventions and Animals, Oh My!  Elementary Science Made Fun!

June 5 - June 8
Arkansas Tech University, 1605 North Coliseum Drive
Russellville, AR 72801 United States
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This 4-day PD will focus on three topics in AR Elementary Science Standards.  Participants will explore edible chemical reactions, design and test a mouse trap boat, play hide-and-seek with animals, and make bird beaks.  Teachers will collaborate to design additional activities for chemical reactions, inventions and animals in K-6 science. 24 Credit Hours June 5 – 8 at ATU Main Campus (Meeting Rooms TBA) – Registration $100 Email Cindy Bunch (cbunch@atu.edu) or Sarah Burnett (sburnett6@atu.edu) for registration information

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Grasping Phenomenal Science (GPS) for Grades 9-12 (Physical Science and Chemistry): Navigating from Standards to Instruction

June 5 - June 6
Arch Ford Education Service Cooperative, 101 Bulldog Dr
Plumerville, AR 72127 United States
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Science specialists from ATU, Arch Ford, UCA and other Coops and STEM Centers are working together to offer the following state initiated professional development this summer for science.  These offerings are being held locally.  Registration is through escWorks/Shoebox for the following:  Grasping Phenomenal Science (GPS) for Grades 9-12 (Physical Science and Chemistry): Navigating from Standards to Instruction Come experience a new vision for the high school science experience!  During this two-day opportunity, educators will engage in phenomenon-based investigations aligned to…

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Chemical Reactions, Inventions, and Animals, Oh My! Elementary Science Made Fun!

June 5 @ 8:30 AM - June 8 @ 3:30 PM
Arkansas Tech University, 1605 North Coliseum Drive
Russellville, AR 72801 United States
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This 4-day PD will focus on three topics in the AR Elementary Science Standards. Participants will explore edible chemical reactions, design and test a mouse trap boat, play hide-and-seek with animals, and make bird beaks. Teachers will focus on each topic per day and the last day will be used for designing additional lessons and activities for their grade level. Follow the link below for additional information and registration: https://www.escweb.net/ar_esc/catalog/session.aspx?session_id=320896

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Using Google Apps in the K-6 Mathematics Classroom

June 7
Northwest Arkansas Education Service Cooperative, 4 North Double Springs Road
Farmington, AR 72730 United States
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Register at https://www.escweb.net/ar_esc/

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Cyber and Computer Science Training for Middle School Teachers (5-8)

June 8 - June 9
University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave.
Conway, AR 72035 United States
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K-4 Grasping Phenomenal Science (GPS)

June 8 @ 8:30 AM - June 9 @ 3:30 PM
University of Arkansas, 1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701 United States
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June 8-9:  K-4 Grasping Phenomenal Science (GPS):   Navigating from Standards to Instruction ESC#318653; Fee $50; 12 hours PD; 8:30-3:30pm Experience the vision for K-4 science!  During this two-day opportunity, educators will explore the Arkansas K-4 science standards by engaging in grade-specific investigations.  Student-focused learning through the integration of science, math and literacy skills will be highlighted.  Two follow-up PD days will be offered along with opportunities for classroom-level support.  Connections to TESS: 1a, 1d, 1e, 3a-e, 4a, 4e

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Sphero Day Camp for Teachers

June 8 @ 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Henderson State University, 1100 Henderson Street, Box 7663
Arkadelphia, AR 71999 United States
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  Grade Levels: Any grade level Cost: $35 ($135 if you want to purchase your own Sphero) Where:  Education Center 107 PD Hours: 6 hours of professional development Event # 310226 There's no rule that says learning shouldn't be fun, or that playing can't be valuable.  Sphero SPRK programmable robots make the skills of the future approachable, practical, and most of all, fun!  Join the STEM Center at Henderson State University for Sphero SPRK Day Camp designed to inspire a…

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