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Published: February 9th, 2018

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunites

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunites Webinar: What Does Implementing the 2016 ELA Standards in a K-2 STEM Classroom Look Like? – Thursday, February 1, 2018 Grammar Basics-Standards and Multisensory Instruction Part 1, 2 and 3 – Part 3 February 5, 2018 Webinar: K-5 Standards Implementation Series Syllables Part 1 and Part 2 – Syllables Part #1 [Read more…]

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Published: February 1st, 2018

Computer Science Standards Revision – January 31 Update

Computer Science Standards Revision – January 31 Update Computer Science Working Group convenes for first working group meeting in the development of Computer Science Standards. The Working Group included representation from K-12 and Higher Education. Download the January 31, 2018 agendaDownload the January 31, 2018 presentation

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Published: January 26th, 2018

MSP Mini Grant Applications now open!

The Arizona Department of Education is pleased to announce the release of the SY2018 Arizona Mathematics and Science Partnerships (MSP) Mini Grant Application. All applicant LEAs must attend one grant-writing webinar. The LEA’s project lead and fiscal officer are both encouraged to attend, as are additional partners (evaluators, higher education, etc.)

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Published: January 16th, 2018

List of Approved Assessments Updates

The Navajo Nation Seal of Bilingual Proficiency Assessment was added to the list of approved assessments at the October 23rd State Board Meeting. For more information including a testing schedule please see the following attachments. Navajo Nation Oral Language Proficiency Criteria for Navajo Bilingual Seal Navajo Nation Seal of Bilingual Proficiency Assessment

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Published: December 11th, 2017

316 Arizona Students Awarded the Arizona Seal of Biliteracy.

2017 Seal of Biliteracy Stats

In the 2016–17 school year, 316 students from seven different school districts and charters earned the Seal of Biliteracy in four different languages. Students came from the following districts and charters: Tucson Unified School District, Phoenix Union High School District, Dysart Unified School District, Cave Creek Unified School District, Pima Performing Arts High School, Catalina [Read more…]

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Published: December 11th, 2017

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the nation’s highest honors for teachers of mathematics and science (including computer science). Nominations and applications are now open for mathematics and science teacher grades K-6. To submit a nomination, you only need the [Read more…]

Posted in Current Events, Mathematics, Science, STEM |
Published: December 11th, 2017

Computer Science Standards Survey Deadline Extended until December 15

Computer Science Standards Survey Deadline Extended until December 15 The deadline to provide feedback to help inform and guide the development of K-12 Computer Science Standards has been extended. Please take the survey by December 15, 2017. The ADE is currently accepting applications from K-12 educators, higher education/post-secondary educators, business stakeholders, and parents/community members to [Read more…]

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Published: December 11th, 2017

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunites

Webinar: How Do Interactive Notebooks Engage Students in STEM- Thursday, December 14, 2017 Webinar: How Do Interactive Notebooks Engage Students in STEM- Thursday, December 28, 2017 Webinar: What Does Implementing the 2016 ELA Standards in a K-2 STEM Classroom Look Like- Thursday, January 4, 2018 Webinar: Grammar Basics: Eight Parts of Speech – January 8, [Read more…]

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