Photos from summer 2018 PD

Plan now to participate in this year’s Science professional learning opportunities.

Grasping Phenomenal Science 101 (Pre-AP certification)

July 29

Need help with teaching the Arkansas K-12 Science Standards? Then this is the PD for you! This introductory, hands-on, session is designed for any teacher or instructional leader who wants to know more about science instruction aligned with the AR K-12 Science standards.

6 hour session Participation in this session meets the ADE requirement for Pre-Advanced Placement Science (Pre-AP) teacher certification or recertification for middle school, junior high, or high school teachers.

Audience: K-12 teachers, Curriculum Specialists, Instructional Facilitators, Administrators

Session ID: 371592



Grasping Phenomenal Science: STEM Integration in K-2 Literacy

July 15

Are you struggling to find time in the school day to teach science? Come and engage in STEM Lessons designed to be taught during the literacy block. Experience how science can provide the “need to read”. 6 hour session

Audience: K-2 teachers, Administrators, GT/ Music/ ART/ Media Specialists

Session ID: 371595


Grasping Phenomenal Science: STEM Integration in Grades 3-4

July 19

Are you struggling to find time in the school day to teach science? Are you interested in creating lessons that strategically combine literacy with science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)? Science and literacy are a natural combination that advances reading comprehension, constructing explanations, and writing claims supported by evidence. Come experience how standards-based, literacy-embedded science instruction will optimize your instructional time. 6 hour session

Audience: Grade 3-4 teachers, Administrators, GT/ Music/ ART/ Media Specialists

Session ID: 371598


Grasping Phenomenal Science: Evaluating Models, Inferences and Experimental Results (Pre-AP certification)

July 22

How can engaging in Science and Engineering Practices contribute to student success? Participants will use strategies, tools, and resources to learn how to support students in using and developing scientific models. This practice supports student success as measured through the reporting category, “Evaluating Models, Inferences and Experimental Results” of the Science ACT Aspire. 6 hour session

Participation in this session meets the ADE requirement for Pre-Advanced Placement Science (Pre-AP) teacher certification or recertification for middle school, junior high, or high school teachers.

Audience: Grades 3-12 teachers, Curriculum Specialists, Instructional Facilitators, Administrators

Session ID: 371609


Grasping Phenomenal Science: Interpretation of Data (Pre-AP certification)

July 8

How can engaging in Science and Engineering Practices contribute to student success? Participants will use strategies, tools, and resources to learn how to support students in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data. This practice supports student success as measured through the reporting category, “Interpretation of Data” of the Science ACT Aspire.

6 hour session Participation in this session meets the ADE requirement for Pre-Advanced Placement Science (Pre-AP) teacher certification or recertification for middle school, junior high, or high school teachers.

Audience: Grades 3-12 teachers, Curriculum Specialists, Instructional Facilitators, Administrators

Session ID: 371621

Contact Information

Corey Adaire

Science Specialist


Services provided include, but are not limited to:

  • Science teacher support
  • Science content knowledge support
  • Providing professional development
  • Locating and developing supplemental teaching resources
  • Assisting with data-driven decision making