|January 17, 2024
|3:45 pm to 5:00 pm MTN
|Science Curriculum Implementation and Pedagogy
Grade 1 Teachers, Educational Assistants
About this Learning Opportunity
This session will focus on the development of the first KUSP “Movement consists of direction, a pathway, and speed.” The science curriculum subject introduction states “The Science curriculum engages students in active investigation to build scientific knowledge and develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.” To accomplish this, we will pay close attention to the skills and procedures that require students to “conduct an investigation” and discuss how to help students be part of the planning and implementing of an investigation to build scientific knowledge.
Walk away with resources you can use in your classroom including student graphic organizers and assessments.
This session will be recorded.
This session addresses the LQS competencies
- 2. Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
- 4. Leading a Learning Community
This session addresses the TQS competencies
- 2. Engaging in Career-Long Learning
- 3. Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge
This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.
About the Facilitator
Nicole has over 20 years of teaching experience from grades 1-6. She served as the Elementary Science Consultant with ECSD. Nicole has a passion for elementary science education and is a member of the Ambitious Science Teachers, a collaborative group of science education researchers, consultants and teachers who strive to improve science pedagogical practices grounded in evidence... Read more »