STEM


Published: November 7th, 2019

On Demand Webinars back by popular demand!

An ON DEMAND webinar is a webinar that you schedule on your time with an Arizona Department of Education Science & STEM Specialist, who will host the webinar in a live setting.

Read this important information to determine if an ON DEMAND webinar is right for you!

  • Webinars are typically 1 hour
  • Choose from the list of available webinars (ADE staff is not able to create new webinars for on-demand sessions.)
  • Schedule at least four weeks in advance
  • Intended for a group of educators or Professional Learning Community (5 10 or more)
  • Is contingent upon availability
  • The in-person host agrees to act as a facilitator of the room, which can include making copies and distributing them, facilitating collaboration, and taking questions.

For a description of available webinars click the button below.

Posted in Communication memo, Current Events, Science, STEM |
Published: May 31st, 2018

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities-Summer

Number Talks with Sherry Parrish – K-2 Number Talks May 31, 2018

Number Talks with Sherry Parrish – 3-6 Fractions, Decimals Percents: June 1, 2018

2018 Leading Change Conference: June 6-8, 2018

Webinar: ELA Standards Integration and the Instructional Shifts – June 11, 2018

Webinar: Critical Thinking and the New AZ ELA Standards – June 11, 2018

Webinar: Blending Writing Types for Authentic Audiences – June 12, 2018

Webinar: Research and Information Fluency – June 13th, 2018

Teaching Reading Effectively: Trainer of Trainers (TRE-TOT) – Teaching Reading Effectively -Trainer of Trainers – 6/18/18 Day One (See MOWR page for additional days)

3D Science Instruction: Using and Developing Models in EARTH/SPACE Science! – Thursday June 21, 2018

Teaching Reading Effectively–(TRE) – Teaching Reading Effectively – Day One 6/25/18 (See MOWR page for additional days)

Webinar: Developing STEM in the Classroom for K-2 – Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Webinar: Developing STEM in the Classroom for Grades 3-5 – Thursday, June 28, 2018

Webinar: Developing STEM in the Classroom for Grades 6-8 – Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Teaching Reading Effectively–(TRE) – Teaching Reading Effectively – Day One: 7/9/18(See MOWR page for additional days)

How Can You Integrate STEM Learning into Your Classroom? – Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Webinar: How Do Interactive Notebooks Engage Students in STEM? – Monday, July 16, 2018

Webinar: Supporting English Language Learners in the STEM Disciplines – Thursday, July 19, 2018

Webinar: What is “E”ngineering in the STEM Classroom? – Wednesday, July 25, 2018

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Published: March 13th, 2018

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunites-March




Webinar: ELA Standards Integration and the Instructional Shifts – March 14, 2018

Teaching American Indian History Through the Themes of Strength, Resiliency, Respect and Integrity. – March 17, 2018

Webinar: Developing STEM in the Classroom for Grades 6-8 – Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Webinar: Supporting English Language Learners in the STEM Disciplines – Thursday, March 22, 2018

Teaching Reading Effectively–(TRE) – Day 1 – March 23, 2018

Graham Fletcher: Harnessing the Power of Modeling Tasks through Math Progressions, Grades 3-6 – March 27, 2018

Webinar: Blending Writing Types for Authentic Audiences – March 27th, 2018

Webinar: Fraction Equivalence and Comparisons Grades 3-5 – March 28, 2018

Webinar: Supporting Place Value through Problem Solving – March 28, 2018

Webinar: Supporting English Language Learners in the STEM Disciplines – Thursday, April 5, 2018 Apr 5, 2018

Webinar: What Does Implementing the 2016 ELA Standards in a K-2 STEM Classroom Look Like- Monday, April 9, 2018

Understanding and Identifying Topic, Main Idea, and Topic Sentence When Reading Informational Text – Webinar #1 April 10, 2018

Progressions of Learning in Mathematics Grades 3-7 – April 10, 2018

Writing Foundations Standards for Administrators – April 12, 2018

Posted in Current Events, Educational Technology, English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, STEM, World & Native Languages |
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

icon face 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 February 6, 2018

icon face Linda Levi – Extending Children’s Mathematics: Fractions and Decimal Author Talk – February 6, 2018

Webinar: How Do Interactive Notebooks Engage Students in STEM? – Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Webinar: Rhetorical Grammar For Authentic Writing – Overview – Feb 8th Webinar: Rhetorical Grammar for Authentic Writing (Overview) Feb 8, 2018

icon face Standards Based Math Stations K-3 – February 8, 2018 Feb 8, 2018

Webinar: Engaging Students in GeoCivics using Inquiry to Integrate Geography and Civics – February 8, 2018

Webinar: Exploring Math Tasks Using the 100’s Chart – February 12, 2018

Webinar: What Does Implementing the 2016 ELA Standards for Grades 3-5 in a STEM Classroom Look Like? – Monday, February 12, 2018

icon face Math Coaches Series – Understanding DOK to meet the rigor of the standards & increase achievement – February 13, 2018

Webinar: K-5 Standards Implementation Series Syllables Part 1 and Part 2 – Syllables Part #2 February 13, 2018

icon face Teaching Reading Effectively–(TRE) – Day 1 – February 14, 2018

icon face Syllables and Morphemes – February 15,2018 Feb 15, 2018

Webinar: Research and Information Fluency – Webinar: Research and Information Fluency Feb 15, 2018

icon face Building Blocks of Mathematics featuring Doug Clements – February 15, 2018

icon face Teaching Reading Effectively–(TRE) – Day 1 – February 16, 2018 Feb 16, 2018

icon face Blended Writing for Authentic Audiences – Integration of the ELA Standards Writing Types – Blended Writing for an Authentic Audience 2/20/18 Feb 20, 2018

icon face What Does Implementing the 2016 ELA Standards in a 6-8 Grade Science Classroom Look Like? – Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Webinar: Academic and Argument Writing – Webinar: Academic and Argument Writing Feb 22 2018

icon face STEM: Teaching Engineering to the Power of the 5Es (Grades K-8) – Thursday, February 22, 2018

Webinar: Teaching and Learning Subtraction in K-2 – February 26, 2018

icon faceWhat Does Implementing the 2016 ELA Standards in a 9-12 Grade Science Classroom Look Like? – Monday, February 26, 2018

Webinar: K-5 Standards Implementation Series Morphology Part 1 and 2 – Morphology Part #1 February 27, 2018

icon face Using Children’s Books and Literacy Skills to Inspire STEM Learning in Grades 3-6 – Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Webinar: Operations of Fractions Grades 4-6 – February 28, 2018

Webinar: Development of Number Sense in K-2 – February 28, 2018

icon face Arizona English Language Arts Standards Implementation and Planning Workshop – March 1, 2018

Webinar: Developing STEM in the Classroom for K-2 – Thursday, March 1, 2018

icon face 5th Annual Civic Learning Conference: Inspiring Student Voices! – March 2, 2018

icon face Math Coaches Series – Focusing on Formative Assessment in a Balanced Assessment System – March 5, 2018

icon face How Can You Integrate STEM Learning into Your Classroom? – Monday, March 5th, 2018

Posted in Current Events, English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, STEM, World & Native Languages |
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 agenda
Download the January 31, 2018 presentation

Posted in Communication memo, Computer Science, Computer Science Standards Development Updates | Tagged , |
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.) Applications are due March 7, 2018.

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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

Presidential Awards for Excellence in mathematics and Science TeachingThe 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 teacher’s contact information. Nominations close April 1st and application are due by May 1st. If you know more than one teacher deserving this award, you may submit more than one nomination. Teachers may also initiate the application process themselves at www.paemst.org.

Posted in Current Events, Mathematics, Science, STEM |