AMNH is offering an intensive 5.5 day professional learning experience for NYC middle school science teachers to learn about the NGSS and the Draft NYS P-12 Science Learning Standards. The Five Tools and Processes for Translating the NGSS into Instruction and Classroom Assessment were developed by AMNH in partnership with BSCS and WestEd.
If you are interested in applying to participate, please click the link http://bit.ly/FiveToolsNYCFY17. Deadline is Friday, Sept. 23rd.
Teachers will be paid a stipend for their participation. This includes per session for all online work completed between PD sessions. Participating teachers will also be expected to implement a two-week sequence of lessons developed from this experience in their classrooms sometime between February and April.
Our full PD curriculum is already available online: http://amnh.org/ngss-tools
Required PD dates include:
Intro – Oct 5 (afterschool)
Tool 1 – Oct 16
Tool 2 – Oct 30
Tool 3 – Nov 20
Tool 4 – Dec 18
Tool 5 – Jan 29
Follow-up After-school Meeting – TBD
For more information, see the attached pdf, and go to the application link http://bit.ly/FiveToolsNYCFY17.