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SCIENCE

STAFF DEVELOPMENT

SCIENCE: CATEGORY 1- 4 CONTENT AND VOCABULARY EMPHASIS (TE)

Focus:   T-TESS Domains 1 and 2

Content specific information that must be taught for successful learning of each student expectation within the specific TEKS. Key pedagogical strategies and vocabulary are embedded for teacher planning.

*GUARANTEED TO INCREASE SCIENCE STAAR SCORES!!!!

Elementary and Middle School

Elementary and Middle School

SCIENCE: DESIGNED APPROACH TO SCIENCE LESSON PLANNING

Focus:   T-TESS Domain 1

A specific guide for lesson planning that includes understanding by design, the 5E model, teaching with SE verbs, and formative assessments.

*GUARANTEED TO INCREASE TEACHER LESSON PLAN FOCUS AND QUALITY.

Elementary and Middle School

SCIENCE: PEDAGOGY AND HOW TO TEACH FOR STUDENT SUCCESS IN SCIENCE

Focus:   T-TESS Domains 2 and 3

Student expectation VERB guide for correction in curriculum or instruction.

*GUARANTEED TO INCREASE TEACHER FOCUS ON CONTENT INSTRUCTION 

SCIENCE:  INSTRUCTIONAL AND SUPPLEMENTAL AIDS

Focus:   T-TESS Domains 1,2, and 3

Created examples of Instructional Aids and Supplemental Aids for eligible students that adhere to T.E.A. guidelines.

*GUARANTEED TO INCREASE TEACHER AWARENESS AND FOCUS WITH STUDENT NEEDS

Elementary and Middle School

Elementary and Middle School

SCIENCE: ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS AND FORMATIVE ASSESSMENTS

Focus:   T-TESS Domains 1,2, and 3

Essential Questions that navigate student higher order thinking and connect student expectations within the TEKS allowing for increase of Index Level III in Science.

*GUARANTEED TO INCREASE TEACHER FOCUS ON RIGOR AND HIGHER ORDER LEARNING

SCIENCE: NEW STREAMLINED TEKS AND THE SCIENCE PROCESS SKILLS

Focus:   T-TESS Domains 1 and 2

Content specific information that must be taught for successful learning of each student expectation within the STREAMLINED TEKS. Key pedagogical strategies and science process skills for teacher planning.

Elementary and Middle School

SCIENCE RESEARCH AND DESIGN: A SCIENCE INVESTIGATION APPROACH

Focus:   T-TESS Domains 1, 2, and 4

Elementary and Middle School

SCIENCE: SKETCH NOTES CATEGORY 1 AND 2

Focus:   T-TESS Domains 1, 2, and 3

Geared towards middle school (6th - 8th) science teachers, this training will help teachers provide simple yet prescriptive sketchnotes for those students struggling to comprehend the complex concepts of Category 1 - Matter and Energy and Category 2 - Force, Motion and Energy. Teachers will basically be guided through sketchnoting the various student expectations focusing on what is assessed on the state assessment.

Elementary and Middle School

SCIENCE: SKETCH NOTES CATEGORY 3 AND 4

Focus:   T-TESS Domains 1, 2, and 3

Similar to SketchScienceNoting: Categories 1 and 2, this 6th- 8th grades sketchnoting session will address the student expectations tested in these two categories: Earth & Space (Cat. 3) and Organisms & Environments (Cat. 4). Teachers will be guided through the different sketchnoting components for different TEKS. Teachers will leave this training with a self-created notebook to help their students think visually in order for better comprehension of the Science TEKS.

Elementary Campus Data

Year:                                         2016-17        2017-18

Campus                                         Approaches           

Ramirez Elementary PSJA ISD                          57                           80

Reed & Mock Elementary PSJA ISD                 84                          90

Carman & Ethel Elementary PSJA ISD            67                          88

Palmer Elementary PSJA ISD                            78                          83

Ford  Elementary PSJA ISD                                75                          86

Doedyns Elementary PSJA ISD                          81                          86

McKeever Elementary PSJA ISD                        67                          81

Santos Livas PSJA ISD                                         79                           95

Anaya Elementary PSJA ISD                              93                           99

Alto Bonito Elementary  RGCCISD                  58                           80

Sanchez Elementary        RGCCISD                  73                           77

Houston Elementary  MISD                              75                            77

Wilson Elementary     MISD                              71                            73

Year:                                          2018-19

Campus                                Approaches     Meets       Masters

Ramirez Elementary                 PSJA ISD            80                          53                        23

Carman & Ethel Elementary   PSJA ISD            80                          52                        25

Doedyns Elementary                PSJA ISD             76                          47                        26

Anaya Elementary                     PSJA ISD             94                          67                        35

Ramirez Elementary                 RGCCISD           64                           32                        11

Sanchez Elementary                 RGCCISD           86                           61                        16

La Union Elementary                RGCCISD           85                           64                       26

Guerra Elementary                   RGCCISD            73                            43                        12

Houston Elementary                 MISD                   89                           60                        24

Wilson Elementary                    MISD                   73                            35                         20

Midkiff Elementary                   MCISD                87                            73                         38

Beethoven Elementary             VGA                      83                            57                         34

Mozart Elementary                   VGA                      84                            60                        28

Picasso Elementary                   VGA                      88                            50                        23

Rembrandt  Elementary           VGA                      84                            54                        25

Middle School Campus Data

Science Education Specialists

R. Gomez                      M.Ed.

Y. Gomez                      M.Ed.

B. Valenzuela              M.Ed.

P. Lumbreras              M.Ed.

O. Lopez                        M.Ed.