Archive for February, 2016

Science in the Early Childhood Classroom: How? Where? and When?

Science in the Early Childhood Classroom: How? Where? and When? I can remember when the idea of teaching science to a room full of 4 year-olds terrified me. My fear often led to science activities that were either “safe,” not messy, or often underdeveloped. Students tended to overlook my science center and it was not […]

DATE CHANGE: Elementary STAAR Science: Just In Time STAAR Review (SP1632251)

DATE CHANGE:  Elementary STAAR Science: Just In Time STAAR Review (SP1632251) The date of the  Elementary STAAR Science: Just In Time STAAR Review (SP1632251) workshop has been changed from March 29, 2016 to March 22, 2016. Hope to see you there!        

Science TEKS Streamlining: Applications for Committees

Science TEKS Streamlining Background The State Board of Education (SBOE) has legislative authority to adopt the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for each subject of the required curriculum. In January 2016, the SBOE approved a process that will be used to streamline the science TEKS. SBOE members will nominate educators, parents, business and industry […]