Laura Lowder, Pfeiffer University
Michael Lowder, Stanly Community College
Brad Rhew, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools
Warren Potts, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools
Manley Midgett, Meredith College
Angela Adams, Cumberland County Schools
Description of Sessions:
Feb 18 - Activities will be identified and explained so that teachers will know what to teach and not teach for the topics below:
Weather and Climate at grades K, 2 and 5
Properties of Matter at grades K through 5
Mar 4 - Activities will be identified and explained so that teachers will know what to teach and not teach for the topics below:
Plants for grades K through 5
Animals for grades K through 5
Mar 18 - Leaders will explain when to use and not use Multiple Choice test items as well as tips for writing effective items. Science Note-booking and classroom activities will be demonstrated for use in creating formative science evaluations.
Apr 15 - Leaders will share as many K-5 summative science evaluations as time allows and explain how each is effective in gauging student understanding rather than expecting memorization and rote-learning.