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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 implement 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 accepting videos from teachers who are implementing 3-Dimensional Instruction and ASTA will be facilitating professional development regarding of 3-Dimensional Instruction for All.  

 
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, 9am - 4 pm (hour lunch) (location is dependent upon the cohort - Phoenix-West Valley, Flagstaff, Mesa, Sierra Vista, Tucson, Page, Payson, Thatcher
  • 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:

 
Page 3-Dimensional Instruction for All Cohort - Registration is closed.
  • Attend 1 full day face to face meeting on Saturday, April 1, 2017, 9 am - 4 pm at Page High School, 434 Lake Powell Rd, Page, AZ
  • Attend and participate in 4 online meetings  (Adobe Connect, 7:30 p.m. 1.5 hours):
    • Wednesday, April 19 at 4 pm
    • Wednesday, April 26 at 4pm
    • Wednesday, May 3 at 4pm
    • Monday, May 15 at 4 pm
  • ​Ambassadors leading the Cohort:  Wendy Gilbert and Cynthia Messieha

Phoenix (West Valley) 3-Dimensional Instruction for All Cohort -  Registration is closed. 25 max participants

  • Attend 1 full day face to face meeting on Saturday, April 8, 2017, 9am - 4 pm 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 closed.  25 max participants
  • Attend 1 full day face to face meeting on Saturday, April 15, 2017, 9am - 4 pm 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 

Thatcher  3-Dimensional Instruction for All Cohort - Registration is now open.  25 max participants.  
  • Attend 1 full day face to face meeting on Friday, June 9, 9am - 4pm at Eastern Arizona College, Thatcher, AZ
  • Attend and participate in 4 online meetings  (Adobe Connect, 7:30 p.m., 1.5 hours):
    • Thursday, June 15;
    • Thursday, June 22;
    • Thursday, June 29, &;
    • Thursday, July 6
  • Ambassadors leading the Cohort:  Meg Gebert, Sharon Goldwasser and Svea Anderson

Tucson (Vail) 3-Dimensional Instruction for All Cohort - Registration is closed. 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 closed.  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

3-DIMENSIONAL INSTRUCTION VIDEO
The ASTA is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for 3 Dimensional Lesson Videos. The videos need to showcase students thoughts, actions, and engagement in a 3 Dimensional lesson. If the application is accepted, teachers will receive $50. Once video is received, the teachers will receive $125.00. Videos will be used for training and professional development purposes for the ASTA and ADE.

We currently are not accepting any applications. The applications will re-open August 15th. If selected, the video submission deadline is December 1, 2017.

If you have questions regarding the 3-dimensional instruction videos, please email cmessieh@aguafria.org.

 

 
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 Page Unified School District

 


ASTA is grateful to SRP and ADE for their support.

**1 Year membership included with registration cost