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Wednesday, August 15
 

11:15am

6th Grade Science Curriculum Update
Writing Team will share information on resources and updated pacing for course. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.


Wednesday August 15, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
G111 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

11:15am

Creative Ways to Collect and Use Data in the Science Classroom
Participants will explore and construct a number of creative assessments that can be used in the science classroom. These assessments will help the teacher to know more than just if the student knows a concept or not; it will show the teacher what that child’s level of understanding of the concept is. Participants will also explore what type of data is useful and how to analyze and track it to best reach and grow all students in the 5th grade science classroom.

Speakers
AH

Adam Haas

Rocky River Elementary (Union County)


Wednesday August 15, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
E209 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

11:15am

Curriculum Update for HS Biology
Teachers will share information on updates to the resources, pacing and common assessments for this specific course. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.

Speakers
CC

Chris Conway

Instructional Coach


Wednesday August 15, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
G112 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

11:15am

Integrating EdPuzzle into Science curriculum as a way to progress into flipped learning
Integrating EdPuzzle into Science curriculum as a way to progress into flipped learning.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
G107 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:00pm

Digital Practice in the Scientific Classroom
How to help educators develop digital scientific practices in the science classroom. Digital media tools and resources are increasingly integral to engaging in scientific practices. These tools and supports are needed for learners to engage in practices, such as analyzing and interpreting data, modeling, and other relevant skills in science.

Speakers
avatar for Sebastian Byers

Sebastian Byers

Teacher, UCV


Wednesday August 15, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
G106 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:00pm

Gamification in the classroom: Introducing Student Choice Into Education
Bring a student centered focus to your classroom through gamification. See how it has been integrated into a HS Biology course.

Speakers


Wednesday August 15, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
G114 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

1:15pm

7th Grade Science Curriculum Update
Writing Team will share information on resources and updated pacing for course. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.


Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
G111 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

1:15pm

Creative Ways to Collect and Use Data in the Science Classroom
Participants will explore and construct a number of creative assessments that can be used in the science classroom. These assessments will help the teacher to know more than just if the student knows a concept or not; it will show the teacher what that child’s level of understanding of the concept is. Participants will also explore what type of data is useful and how to analyze and track it to best reach and grow all students in the 5th grade science classroom.

Speakers
AH

Adam Haas

Rocky River Elementary (Union County)


Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
E209 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

1:15pm

Curriculum Update for Earth and Environmental Science
Teachers will share information on updates to the resources, pacing and common assessments for this specific course. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.


Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
G112 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

1:15pm

Gamification in the classroom: Introducing Student Choice Into Education
Bring a student centered focus to your classroom through gamification. See how it has been integrated into a HS Biology course.

Speakers


Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
G114 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

1:15pm

How to use Interactive Science Notebooks to Support Interactive Word Walls
Making student learning visible is a key element to an inquiry based science lesson. Come learn how Interactive Science Notebooks and Interactive Word Walls help students and teachers stay organized and support retention of complex content.

Speakers
SW

Stacey Wilson

Instructional Coach, Union County Public Schools


Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
E103 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

1:15pm

Integrating Canvas into the classroom, with an emphasis on class discussions
Teachers will discover how the discussion feature in Canvas can become an informative and collaborative tool in the classroom.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
G105 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

1:15pm

Integrating EdPuzzle into Science curriculum as a way to progress into flipped learning
Integrating EdPuzzle into Science curriculum as a way to progress into flipped learning.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
G107 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:30pm

8th Grade Science Curriculum Update
Writing Team will share information on resources and updated pacing for course. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.

Speakers
JM

Jordan Marmara

8th Grade Science Teacher, UCPS



Wednesday August 15, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
G111 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:30pm

Curriculum Update for Physical Science
Teachers will share information on updates to the resources, pacing and common assessments for this specific course. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.

Speakers
CC

Chris Conway

Instructional Coach


Wednesday August 15, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
G112 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:30pm

Digital Practice in the Scientific Classroom
How to help educators develop digital scientific practices in the science classroom. Digital media tools and resources are increasingly integral to engaging in scientific practices. These tools and supports are needed for learners to engage in practices, such as analyzing and interpreting data, modeling, and other relevant skills in science.

Speakers
avatar for Sebastian Byers

Sebastian Byers

Teacher, UCV



Wednesday August 15, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
G106 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:30pm

Gamification in the classroom: Introducing Student Choice Into Education
Bring a student centered focus to your classroom through gamification. See how it has been integrated into a HS Biology course.

Speakers


Wednesday August 15, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
G114 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:30pm

How to use Interactive Science Notebooks to Support Interactive Word Walls
Making student learning visible is a key element to an inquiry based science lesson. Come learn how Interactive Science Notebooks and Interactive Word Walls help students and teachers stay organized and support retention of complex content.

Speakers
SW

Stacey Wilson

Instructional Coach, Union County Public Schools


Wednesday August 15, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
E103 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:30pm

Integrating Canvas into the classroom, with an emphasis on class discussions
Teachers will discover how the discussion feature in Canvas can become an informative and collaborative tool in the classroom.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
G105 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:30pm

Integrating EdPuzzle into Science curriculum as a way to progress into flipped learning
Integrating EdPuzzle into Science curriculum as a way to progress into flipped learning.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
G107 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104
 
Thursday, August 16
 

8:30am

Advancing Scientific Inquiry with Gizmos
Use of Gizmos simulations provides a progression of inquiry that helps to develop students’ scientific inquiry skills. Start the school year with a new perspective on using inquiry methods of instruction, which encourage students to ask questions, make observations, and construct reasonable explanations.

Speakers

Thursday August 16, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
G109c Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

8:30am

An Inquiry Based Science Lesson
What does an inquiry based science lesson look like? Come experience this through the eyes of your students to better understand why this structure is so important. Then use what you have learned to implement it into your classroom!

Speakers
SW

Stacey Wilson

Instructional Coach, Union County Public Schools


Thursday August 16, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
E101 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

8:30am

Gizme More Gizmos! Gizmos Classroom Applications
In this session we will review Explore Learning's Gizmo activities. The basics will be covered, but we will also dive deeper and explore how to customize lessons to help meet the needs of your learners, and how to align these lessons with GRR and EmpowerED frameworks. Bring questions or advice for beginners as we work together to enhance our usage of this awesome tool for teachers and students!

Speakers
JM

Jordan Marmara

8th Grade Science Teacher, UCPS



Thursday August 16, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
G110 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

8:30am

Google Drive Textbooks and Interactive Digital Notebooks
Join us as we explore the setup and use of Google Drive textbooks and how to create digital versions of interactive science notebooks.


Thursday August 16, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
G107 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

8:30am

Interactive Science Notebooking
Great ideas for engaging uses of interactive science notebooks! Join us to see what we've done with our students.


Thursday August 16, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
G111 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

8:30am

Refresher for Success with Gizmos
Learn new ways to integrate Gizmos into your Union Co Science curriculum and classrooms, to customize the lesson materials, and to discover effective uses of Gizmos in whole group and small group instruction. A review of major and new website features and Gizmos will be infused throughout the workshop.

Speakers

Thursday August 16, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
G109c Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

8:30am

Chemical Safety--HS Teachers
Chemical Safety for HS Science Teachers--2-3 representatives in that grade level/content area from each school should attend.


Thursday August 16, 2018 8:30am - 3:00pm
WMS 614 Weddington Middle School 5903 Deal Rd Matthews, NC 28104

10:15am

Automatic Data Collection in Science Classes using Vernier Probeware & Chromebooks
Come see the valuable data and experiences students can receive using Vernier probes that work perfectly with a student Chromebook.

Speakers
JP

John Price

Teacher, UCPS


Thursday August 16, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
G112 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

10:15am

How to incorporate games, music and more for an integrated student-centered learning
Who says science is boring? Integrate student learning with music games and more to make your classroom an engaged and positive environment.

Speakers
DK

Dr. Kim Vague

Teacher, Union County Public Schools


Thursday August 16, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
G106 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

10:15am

Getting Started with ExploreLearning Gizmos
New to Gizmos? This session provides introductory instruction and hands-on practice with Gizmos. Learn the major features and functions of the ExploreLearning Gizmos website. Walk away with everything you need to start the school year using Gizmos simulations and best teaching practices to support your Science instruction.


Thursday August 16, 2018 10:15am - 11:45am
G109c Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

10:15am

Google Drive Textbooks and Interactive Digital Notebooks
Join us as we explore the setup and use of Google Drive textbooks and how to create digital versions of interactive science notebooks.


Thursday August 16, 2018 10:15am - 11:45am
G107 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

10:15am

Interactive Science Notebooking
Great ideas for engaging uses of interactive science notebooks! Join us to see what we've done with our students.


Thursday August 16, 2018 10:15am - 11:45am
G111 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

10:15am

Using Gizmos to Create Thematic Science Units
Experience how Gizmos can be used to create and support thematic units of study in your Science classroom. Design your unit for deeper understanding using phenomena in the world around your students. Example Topics: Upcoming Lunar Eclipse, Climate Change, etc.

Speakers

Thursday August 16, 2018 10:15am - 11:45am
G109c Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:15pm

Advancing Scientific Inquiry with Gizmos
Use of Gizmos simulations provides a progression of inquiry that helps to develop students’ scientific inquiry skills. Start the school year with a new perspective on using inquiry methods of instruction, which encourage students to ask questions, make observations, and construct reasonable explanations.

Speakers

Thursday August 16, 2018 12:15pm - 1:45pm
G109c Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:15pm

Gizme More Gizmos! Gizmos Classroom Applications
In this session we will review Explore Learning's Gizmo activities. The basics will be covered, but we will also dive deeper and explore how to customize lessons to help meet the needs of your learners, and how to align these lessons with GRR and EmpowerED frameworks. Bring questions or advice for beginners as we work together to enhance our usage of this awesome tool for teachers and students!

Speakers
JM

Jordan Marmara

8th Grade Science Teacher, UCPS



Thursday August 16, 2018 12:15pm - 1:45pm
G110 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:15pm

Refresher for Success with Gizmos
Learn new ways to integrate Gizmos into your Union Co Science curriculum and classrooms, to customize the lesson materials, and to discover effective uses of Gizmos in whole group and small group instruction. A review of major and new website features and Gizmos will be infused throughout the workshop.

Speakers

Thursday August 16, 2018 12:15pm - 1:45pm
G109c Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:45pm

Automatic Data Collection in Science Classes using Vernier Probeware & Chromebooks
Come see the valuable data and experiences students can receive using Vernier probes that work perfectly with a student Chromebook.

Speakers
JP

John Price

Teacher, UCPS


Thursday August 16, 2018 12:45pm - 1:45pm
G112 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:45pm

How to incorporate games, music and more for an integrated student-centered learning
Who says science is boring? Integrate student learning with music games and more to make your classroom an engaged and positive environment.

Speakers
DK

Dr. Kim Vague

Teacher, Union County Public Schools


Thursday August 16, 2018 12:45pm - 1:45pm
G106 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:45pm

Science Across the Curriculum
In this session teachers will be taking a deeper look into ways they can integrate science into the ELA standards in the K-2 classroom. Participants will be given the opportunity to participate in learning activities to support integration of the curriculum in the classroom. This session will provide teachers with a variety of resources to take back and use in their classroom to support the integration of science in the ELA curriculum.

Speakers

Thursday August 16, 2018 12:45pm - 1:45pm
E104 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:00pm

How to incorporate games, music and more for an integrated student centered learning
Who says science is boring? Integrate student learning with music games and more to make your classroom an engaged and positive environment.

Speakers
DK

Dr. Kim Vague

Teacher, Union County Public Schools


Thursday August 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
G106 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:00pm

Science Across the Curriculum
In this session teachers will be taking a deeper look into ways they can integrate science into the ELA standards in the K-2 classroom. Participants will be given the opportunity to participate in learning activities to support integration of the curriculum in the classroom. This session will provide teachers with a variety of resources to take back and use in their classroom to support the integration of science in the ELA curriculum.

Speakers

Thursday August 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
E104 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:00pm

An Inquiry Based Science Lesson
What does an inquiry based science lesson look like? Come experience this through the eyes of your students to better understand why this structure is so important. Then use what you have learned to implement it into your classroom!

Speakers
SW

Stacey Wilson

Instructional Coach, Union County Public Schools


Thursday August 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
E101 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:00pm

Getting Started with ExploreLearning Gizmos
New to Gizmos? This session provides introductory instruction and hands-on practice with Gizmos. Learn the major features and functions of the ExploreLearning Gizmos website. Walk away with everything you need to start the school year using Gizmos simulations and best teaching practices to support your Science instruction.

Speakers

Thursday August 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
G109c Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:00pm

Gizme More Gizmos! Gizmos Classroom Applications
In this session we will review Explore Learning's Gizmo activities. The basics will be covered, but we will also dive deeper and explore how to customize lessons to help meet the needs of your learners, and how to align these lessons with GRR and EmpowerED frameworks. Bring questions or advice for beginners as we work together to enhance our usage of this awesome tool for teachers and students!

Speakers
JM

Jordan Marmara

8th Grade Science Teacher, UCPS



Thursday August 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
G110 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:00pm

Using Gizmos to Create Thematic Science Units
Experience how Gizmos can be used to create and support thematic units of study in your Science classroom. Design your unit for deeper understanding using phenomena in the world around your students. Example Topics: Upcoming Lunar Eclipse, Climate Change, etc.

Speakers

Thursday August 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
G109c Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104
 
Friday, August 17
 

8:30am

Science--Secondary PLC
Media Center, Cafeteria, E101--Biology, E102--EES, E103 Physcial Science, E105C Chemistry/Physics, E107--6th, E108--7th, E109--8th, E111--Electives


Friday August 17, 2018 8:30am - 3:30pm
PRHS Media Center & Cafeteria Porter Ridge High School: 2839 Ridge Rd. Indian Trial, NC 28079