Classroom discourse – how to manage and promote student discussion.
Cooperative learning techniques – how to promote and manage students teaching students.
Directive reading and thinking activities –for science, social studies, and mathematics.
Focused free writes – strategies to increase content learning.
How to write exam questions -- using Common Core Standards.
NGSS Conceptual shifts within your classes -- how to implement the new science standards.
Quantitative math reasoning for everyone – how to incorporate mathematics into everyday curriculum.
Use of one-to-one devices within the classroom – how to integrate technology into your curriculum.
Writing to learn within science and mathematics – how to promote deep and critical thinking using writing.
Each Space Systems STEM kit contains:
1) a complete teacher resource manual, which includes:
- important science background information,
- teaching instructions, pre-assessments,
- post-assessments, and
- student worksheets when appropriate.
2) a complete student guide, which includes:
- focus questions,
- detailed instructions when appropriate and
- all copy-ready documents needed.
If your school is using a one-to-one program with iPads or other devices, all the student modules are provided in writable PDF format. All of the modules are fully aligned with the NGSS and Common Core Standards and are updated yearly with new student data and revised investigations.
Build Your Own Refracting Telescope
Where Are Located In the Milky Way
NGSS SPACE SYSTEMS
Available in Fall 2016
Science Staff Trainer (SST)
Please use the Contact Form to inquire about pricing
Science Staff Trainer (SST) will provide instructional support and coaching to all science teachers to ensure that each student is able to reach his or her academic potential. The SST's primary role is to work with science teachers to support best practices in using data, to provide analysis of school-wide trends in instruction, and to make recommendations about potential next steps to address areas of need. As an advisor to science teachers, the SST is responsible for four main areas:
123STEM an LLC
123 STEM was created based upon the need for school districts and teachers to easily be able to integrate STEM philosophy throughout the school's program.
"Walter uses his knowledge to design opportunities that challenge the thinking of students to achieve their highest potential."
- JENNIFER KELSALL
Walter continues to employ innovative strategies in an effort to reach his students; all are based on sound science and sound educational practice."
- ROBERT LUPO
Walter Glogowski is a retired high school teacher who has taught astronomy, biology, physics, principles of technology, computer programming, web design, and graphic arts over his more than 20 year teaching career. Before becoming a teacher, Walter worked for 15 years doing scientific research. Walter holds a Bachelor's degree in Science from Bradley University (Peoria, IL), a Masters degree in Biochemistry, from Roosevelt University and a Master degree in Curriculum Design from Loyola University (Chicago, IL). In addition to his degrees, Walter received National Board Certification as a Master teacher in Adolescent and Young Adulthood Science in 1999.
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