WSST Winter Workshop

 

When: 8am - 3pm on Thursday, January 25th, 2018
Where: Wiscorp Eco Park, 789 Myrick Park Dr., La Crosse, WI
Who: YOU working with Wiscorp, WSST, SDLAX, UWL, FOSS and Upham Woods

Cost: Substitute Teacher Cost


Food: Snacks and Lunch are provided

Register now by completing this Google form: goo.gl/7Tc5J7

8AM KEYNOTE: NEW WI SCIENCE STANDARDS

 

The state of WI has released the new science standards for implementation in the spring. Kevin Anderson from the DPI will take time to explore the implications and discuss how to prepare our school districts. Emphasis will be placed on the Science Exam.

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The exam requires literacy strategies which enable students to read, analyze, and answer the questions at a proficient level.


AM/PM BREAKOUTS: FOSS/DOTS
FOSS Breakout #1 - The FOSS team 6th Grade Kit/AM and K-2 kit/PM.
FOSS Breakout #2 - The SDLAX team will lead a FOSS workshop using 3-5 Kit AM/PM.
DOTS Breakout - The Upham Woods Team will lead a DOTS kit/citizen science STEM session (all levels)

 

LUNCH KEYNOTE: FOSS/UWL
The FOSS team will overview their current role in science education of our region and the relationship their kits have to STEM and student achievement.

 

The UW-L team will overview a literacy based Master of Education program that combines STEM, Cultural Literacy and Adventure
Base Best Practice strategies for science.

 

NOTE/CONTACT INFO:
This workshop is open to all - please invite undergrads and anyone interested in science. Register now by completing this Google
form: goo.gl/7Tc5J7

 

Please email Tim Sprain - WSST Region 4 Director if you have any questions tsprain@lacrossesd.org

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