Welcome to the K-5 Science Teacher Resource Page!

Upcoming Events & Announcements

FOSS PD will not be offered during the 2018-2019 school year

Professional Development

For K-5 Science PD opportunities, please visit the CPS Knowledge Center Science Page

Websites

Amplify

https://www.amplify.com/chicago (CPS recommended curriculum)

FOSS

http://www.fossweb.com/home

http://www.deltaeducation.com/ (publisher)

NGSS

Framework for K-12 Science Education - free download. First process in the development of the upcoming "Next Generation Science Standards" (NGSS). To be best prepared to understand the new standards when they are released, become as familiar with this document as possible. NSTA has released a guide to the frameworks here to get you started.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) - official site for information regarding NGSS

NSTA Webinars - FREE! A plethora of webinars, each roughly 60-90 minutes, on each Science and Engineering Practice, Crosscutting Concept, and Disciplinary Core Idea (currently on going). Download the accompanying ppts as you watch. A great way to build in your understanding!

Contacts

Sarah Pierce - for PD and site questions

Science Instrucional Coach

Loyola University

Center for Science and Math Education

sstults@luc.edu


Julie Jacobi - for PD and site questions

Science Instrucional Coach

Loyola University

Center for Science and Math Education

jjacobi@luc.edu


Dean VanOrder - for FOSS materials questions

Regional Sales Manager

Delta Education (FOSS)

1-715-540-0646

dean.vanorder@schoolspecialty.com