Professional Learning for Science
Delaware offers several opportunities for educators to participate in deep and engaging professional learning focused on NGSS-aligned Science instruction.
Listed below are links to webinars, videos, and self-paced resources.
Next Generation Teachers Leader Program (NextGen)Provides training and guidance for Delaware teachers as schools implement the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Teacher leaders guide colleagues in using the new NGSS standards and will provide units for statewide use in September 2016.
In the NGSS Classroom with Kristin Mayer
Eight videos introducing science teachers to important strategies based on the Framework for K-12 Science Education and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Highlights the major shifts in science instruction, explores the new role of the teacher, and demonstrates new instructional strategies in the high school classroom.
Collette Science Resource Center
Houses science-teacher training labs and the Science Curriculum and Material Center, which provides Delaware's in-class science kits.
John W. Collette Education Resource Center
35 Commerce Way
Dover, Delaware 19904
State Location Code (SLC): N510
Presidential Awards (PAEMST)
Provides information on the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the nation's highest honors for teachers of mathematics and science (including computer science). Awardees serve as models for their colleagues, inspiration to their communities, and leaders in the improvement of mathematics and science education.
For more information on professional learning for Science in Delaware, contact Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development at 302-735-4180.
- In the NGSS Classroom with Kristin Mayer