2017-2018 Houston ISD Elementary Science Resources

This site houses HISD curriculum documents, including, but not limited to, planning guides, pacing calendars, scope and sequence, and exemplar lessons. Your log in information is the same you use to log into your computer.

HISD OnTrack
Provides diagnostic formative assessments aligned to the TEKS and HISD's curriculum documents. This system allows teachers and administrators to manage, produce, schedule, and publish assessment items. See OnTrack Support for more information.
 
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Science Fusion  
https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/ePC/start.do
If you have difficulty logging in or accessing the site, contact your campus representative or the Science Fusion Representative Mary Brown (Mary.Brown@hmhco.com)

ThinkCentral Technical Support 1800-323-9239 techsupport@hmhco.com  
HISD Support Curriculum mdorsey@houstonisd.org 

Baylor College of Medicine Super STAAR - K-5 resources that support inquiry-based science instruction
http://superstaar.org/ 
Registration codes for your campus are found here. Contact the edoutreach@bcm.edu for more information.

Baylor College of Medicine STAAR Share - Group Share Resource
http://www.staarshare.org 
Find or share ideas, ask questions, start a discussion. Free registration required for Houston ISD teachers
 
United Streaming / Discovery Education Streaming
Teachers may log in through single sign on (your HISD username and password) using the link above.

Brainpop.com
http://www.brainpop.com/
Username: hisdyourcampusname
Password: hisd
 

Exemplary Websites
National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Teacher Resources

PBS Learning Media

NASA E-Clips

Science Buddies

Learner.org
Annenberg Learner's multimedia resources help teachers increase their science expertise and assist them in improving their teaching methods. All Annenberg Learner videos exemplify excellent teaching.

ELL Resources
 
Sentence Frames for Science Learning

Literacy Routines



Competitions and Grants

Disney Challenge

Toshiba ExploraVision Awards

NSTA Science Teachers' Grab Bag

Fund For Teachers Teacher Travel Grants

Donors Choose



Curriculum and Assessment Support
Grades K-2
Ashley Kolb  AKOLB@houstonisd.org

Grades 3-5
Kameetra Ellis-Davis  KELLISDA@houstonisd.org

Elementary Science Director
Donelle Williams DWILLI16@houstonisd.org