July 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

We learn to do by doing.- Spencer W. Kimball

Speak Out for Science – Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) Regulations Need Stronger Support for All State Standards

July 15, 2014 in Get Involved

The California Science Teachers Association and others are requesting that the State Board of Education change the language used to describe the “Implementation of State Standards (Priority 2)” so that all subjects, including science, are addressed in the LCAP. We encourage you to support this endeavor by submitting your comments to the California Department of Education by July 28, 2014 to regcomments@cde.ca.gov. Click here to read the proposed changes. Read the rest of this entry →

FOSS Weather & Water Workshop Announced

June 16, 2014 in Educators, Professional Development

Join staff from the curriculum development team at the Lawrence Hall of Science for a two-day in-depth workshop on FOSS Weather and Water. Experience the course as a learner and explore in-depth the content and pedagogy embedded in the course. Participate in hands-on activities, develop a model student notebook, and leave with resources and experience to teach the course in your own classroom.

The Workshop will be hosted at: Don Juan Avila Middle School, 26278 Wood Canyon, Aliso Viejo, CA. Special thanks to the staff at Capistrano Unified and Don Juan Avila for hosting the workshop at their school.

To RSVP contact, Laurie Smith, Program Manager-Science@OC via email laurie.smith@scienceoc.org or phone 714.541.5300. Registration Fee is $100/per person.