2021 Elementary Workshop

Presenters:   

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.