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3-Dimensional Instruction for All Cohort Information

 
 ASTA, in partnership with  Arizona Department of Education is pleased to announce a professional development opportunity for K-12 teachers of science.  3-Dimensional Instruction for All, funded by Salt River Project is a program for a cohort of teachers who are familiar with A Framework for K-12 Science Education to go the next step in developing lessons that impleent the 3-Dimensions:  Cross-Cutting Concepts, Disciplinary Core Ideas, and Science and Engineering Practices.  

  Utilizing the AZ Science Standards and A Framework for K-12 Science Education, participants will learn how to connect the two by determining big ideas that incorportate phenomena and multiple performance objects that intertwine the 3 dimensions.

ASTA will be facilitating 6 cohort

s of 3-Dimensional Instruction for All.  They will be in Mesa, Phoenix-West Valley, Flagstaff, Sierra Vista, Tucson (Vail), and Payson area.  
 
The goal of the program is to develop teachers of science from around the state to have a better understanding of how to develop lessons that support the research from  A Framework for K-12 Science Education in regards to 3-Dimensional Instruction.

 

Participant Expectations:
  • Attend 1 full day face to face meeting (location is dependent upon the cohort - Phoenix-West Valley, Flagstaff, Mesa, Sierra Vista, Tucson, Payson
  • Attend and participate in 4 online meetings  (Adobe Connect, 1.5 hours)
  • Develop, teach, and share a lesson integrating the 3 Dimensions
  • Complete program evaluation
  • Participate in online discussion forums*

Benefits:

  • 15 Continuing Education Units
  • A copy of A Framework for K-12 Science Education OR A Vision and Plan for Science Teaching and Learning
  • *Could earn an additional 5 CEU's by participating in online discussion forums through postings after each meeting

Added Value for Participation:

  • Working with a cohort of like-minded individuals
  • Sharing of resources within the cohort
  • Receive training on best practices, 3-Dimensional Instruction, and utilizing ADE's Learning Progressions

Cost:

  • $25 ASTA Members
  • $40 Non-ASTA Members**

Cohort Information:

 
Sierra Vista  3-Dimensional Instruction for All Cohort - Registration is closed.  25 max participants.  
  • Attend 1 full day face to face meeting on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Cochise Community College, 901 N Colombo Ave, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
  • Attend and participate in 4 online meetings  (Adobe Connect, 7:30 p.m., 1.5 hours):
    • Thursday, March 9, 2017;
    • Tuesday, March 28 2017;
    • Tuesday, April 11, 2017, &;
    • Tuesday, April 25, 2017
  • Ambassadors leading the Cohort:  Meg Gebert, Sharon Goldwasser and Svea Anderson

Tucson (Vail) 3-Dimensional Instruction for All Cohort - Registration is open. 25 max participants.

  • Attend 1 full day face to face meeting on Saturday, March 4 at Desert Sky Middle School, 9850 E Rankin Loop, Tucson 85747. Room 316. 
  • Attend and participate in 4 online meetings  (Adobe Connect, 7:30 p.m., 1.5 hours):
    • Thursday, March 9, 2017;
    • Tuesday, March 28 2017;
    • Tuesday, April 11, 2017, &;
    • Tuesday, April 25, 2017
  • ​​​Ambassadors leading the Cohort:  Meg Gebert, Sharon Goldwasser and Svea Anderson
Mesa 3-Dimensional Instruction for All Cohort Registration is open.  25 max participants.
  • Attend 1 full day face to face meeting on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Mesa Public Schools Curriculum Instruction Building,  549 North Stapley Dr.  Bldg 2, Mesa, AZ 85203
  • Attend and participate in 4 online meetings  (Adobe Connect, 7:00 p.m., 1.5 hours):
    • Monday, March 20, 2017;
    • Monday, April 3, 2017;
    • Monday, April 17, 2017, &;
    • Monday, May 8, 2017.
  • Ambassadors leading the Cohort:  Mandy Heal, Wendy Gilbert, and Cynthia Messieha

Flagstaff Arizona 3-Dimensional Instruction for All Cohort - Registration is open. 25 max participants

  • Attend 1 full day face to face meeting on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Flagstaff USD Family Resource Center, 4000 N Cummings St., Flagstaff, AZ 86004
  • Attend and participate in 4 online meetings  (Adobe Connect, 7:30 p.m., 1.5 hours):
      • Monday, March 20, 2017;
      • Monday, April 3, 2017;
      • Monday, April 17, 2017, &;
      • Monday, May 8, 2017.
  • ​Ambassadors leading the Cohort:  Mandy Heal, Wendy Gilbert, and Cynthia Messieha
Phoenix (West Valley) 3-Dimensional Instruction for All Cohort - Registration is open.  25 max participants
  • Attend 1 full day face to face meeting on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Agua Fria Union High School District Office, 1481 N Eliseo Felix Jr. Way, Avondale, AZ
  • Attend and participate in 4 online meetings  (Adobe Connect, 7:30 p.m. 1.5 hours):
    • Wednedsay, April 19, 2017;
    • Wednesday, April 26, 2017;
    • Wednesday, May 3, 2017, &;
    • Wednesday, May 10, 2017
  • ​Ambassadors leading the Cohort:  Terri Lake, Cynthia Messieha, and Svea Anderson

Payson 3-Dimensional Instruction for All Cohort - Registration is open.  25 max participants
  • Attend 1 full day face to face meeting on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Payson Unified School District Board Room, Payson, AZ
  • Attend and participate in 4 online meetings  (Adobe Connect,  7:30 p.m. 1.5 hours):
    • Wednedsay, April 19, 2017;
    • Wednesday, April 26, 2017;
    • Wednesday, May 3, 2017, &;
    • Wednesday, May 10, 2017
  • ​Ambassadors leading the Cohort:  Terri Lake,Svea Anderson, and Cynthia Messieha 

 
Ambassadors will be leading each cohort of Professional Development.  The Ambassadors include:


Cynthia Messieha Agua Fria
Mandy Heal Mesa Public Schools
Meg Gebert Tucson Unified School District
Sharon Goldwasser Vail Public Schools
Svea Anderson Tanque Verde School District
Terri Lake Diocese of Phoenix
Wendy Gilbert San Carlos

 


ASTA is grateful to SRP and ADE for their support.

**1 Year membership included with registration cost