Tentative Agenda



K-8 Science Workshop #3
Lessons Learned from K-8 Science Field Testing: Implications for Implementation
May 7, 2002


3:45 – 4:15 PM


Sign in and receive Inquiry and the National Science Education Standards: A Guide for Teaching and Learning book and handouts (agenda, modified Project 2061 Content Analysis and Instructional Analysis evaluation forms, recommended modules, and feedback questionnaire [see "Departing Question" below])


Light dinner and informal conversation

4:15 PM


Welcome and Opening Remarks:


Panel of FTSG Teachers:   Some lessons learned from the K-8 science curriculum materials adoption process that may have relevance to implementing these new materials district wide


Grade-level Small Group Discussions:


Grades K-2


Grades 3-5


Grades 6-8


Departing Question:   What ideas, concerns, suggestions, or questions do you have that we should be considering as we make plans for beginning the implementation of our district’s new K-8 science curriculum materials this summer and on into the 2002-2003 academic year and beyond?

If you have additional questions or suggestions that you think of after the conclusion of this workshop, please send them to us via district courier to Education Center Room 304 or via e-mail care of R. Timothy Smith at:   Robert.Smith@lansingschools.net

5:45 PM



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A random collection of ideas and issues to stimulate thought and discussion: