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September 11th, 2017

Register today! Using Children’s Books to Inspire STEM Learning

Register today! Using Children’s Books and Literacy Skills to Inspire STEM Learning in Grades 3-6 Thursday, November 2, 2017 In this workshop we will enhance your STEM instruction using quality children’s literature to promote higher level thinking/questioning, problem solving, reading, writing and vocabulary development. We will use the 5E instructional model and science and engineering [Read more…]

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September 11th, 2017

Join us for a day focused on creating and experiencing quality mathematical tasks! 📐➕➖

Join us for a day focused on creating and experiencing quality mathematical tasks from grades 4 through 8. Participants will learn what makes a quality mathematical task, how to determine the cognitive demand of the task, and how to implement the task at the rigor of the standards. Arizona Mathematics Standards and the Standards for [Read more…]

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September 8th, 2017

Science Standards Revision – September Update

On September 6, the Science Standards Revision Working Group made great progress in revising Arizona’s Science Standards. A total of 27 Arizona educators participated, representing 2 institutes of higher education, 24 districts/schools, including 2 charter schools and 1 private school. Participants were from 7 Arizona counties: Apache, Graham, Maricopa, Navajo, Pima, Pinal, and Yuma. Download [Read more…]

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September 8th, 2017

Register today! Understanding the K12 Computer Science Framework

Register today! Understanding the K12 Computer Science Framework Monday Sept 18, 3:30-4:30 pm Arizona is preparing to start the development of K12 Computer Science (CS) Standards. The K12 Computer Science Framework sets the vision and critical content that states should consider when developing CS Standards, including core concepts and practices. This webinar will be presented [Read more…]

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August 21st, 2017

Social Studies Standards Revision July Update

On July 17, the Social Studies Standards Working group convened to continue the process of revising the Arizona Social Studies Standards. A total of 46 educators were invited representing 4 institutes of higher education and 23 districts/schools, including 6 charter schools. A total of 24 educators participated representing 16 districts/schools and 4 charter schools. Invitees [Read more…]

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August 21st, 2017

Receive training on the new K-5 writing standards

This full day workshop for department chairs, curriculum teams, instructional coaches, curriculum directors and administrators will assist in developing an implementation plan for the recently adopted 2016 Arizona English Language Arts Standards, which must be implemented for the 2018-2019 school year.

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