Georgia Science Teachers Association
Summer Online PD Series
Join GSTA Board members for several upcoming online teaching events! With the possibility of some levels of online teaching, GSTA has been exploring resources and ideas to share with science teachers. You can register for these FREE events at bit.ly/GSTAPD
July 16 - Engaging Students in Phenomena Online - we will explore strategies and resources to engage students in phenomena throughout a unit taught online or in the classroom. Strategies will include driving questions, using a storyline approach, and utilizing technology.
July 23 - Engaging Students in 3-D Learning Online - we will explore strategies and resources to engage students in the science and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, and content online or in the classroom. Strategies will include driving questions, using a storyline approach, and utilizing technology.
July 30 - July 16 - Exploring Technology Tools for Teaching Science Online - we will explore technology resources to engage students in 3-D learning online or in the classroom.
Want a free GSTA t-shirt? The first 25 people to submit an approved phenomena to the GSTA phenomena bank will receive a t-shirt. Here are the steps:
1. Submit the phenomena (you will include the GSE element, link to phenomena (image, data set, graph, video, etc.), more details about the phenomena, and a lesson resource. See the phenomena bank for more details and examples. Be sure the phenomena is aligned to the 3-D nature of the GSE.
2. Once completed, submit this form that includes your t-shirt size, color preference, and mailing address.
GSTA Collection of Online Teaching Resources
GSTA is continuing to organize online teaching resources for science teachers. We are planning online professional learning for teachers for June & Juy. Stay tuned for details! If you have lessons you would like to share, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please consider following GSTA our social media platforms. We have communities that are sharing resources and ideas. You can follow us @GSTANews on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Please consider adding resources to the GSTA phenomena bank.
Donald White of Coweta Schools has posted several online lessons in the district science updates newsletter. You can find K-5 lessons at:https://www.smore.com/p6b2k and 6-12 lessons at: https://www.smore.com/5dqvj
CONNECT Georgia science teachers to vibrant local and statewide professional networks that enhance their classroom practice and the value of their membership.
PARTNER with informal science education stakeholders to facilitate science literacy opportunities for learners of all ages in real-world communities.