Summer Academy 2021

Phoenix, AZ • June 7–8, 2021

Elementary Science

Total Engagement with Kagan Structures!

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Grades K–5

Make your curriculum come alive as your students acquire science knowledge and skills by manipulating, exploring, and experimenting with real objects. This hands-on workshop teaches process-oriented teamwork aligned with the science standards. We discover ways to teach the ten key process skills. We develop the exploration of questions and critical thought by using a range of Kagan Structures. Science is a verb, not a noun. Students must do science in order to learn the skills needed in today's technologically advanced world. More importantly, students must do science together! Scientists do not work in isolation. Students learn science content in meaningful ways together. As our students do science, we teach the attitudes, skills, and ways of thinking core to the standards. Through Kagan Structures we release and channel student curiosity, creating life-long learners with a love for science. WS# 30249

Madison Simis Elementary
7302 N 10th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85020-5327
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Check-in 8:00 am
Course: 8:30 am–3:45 pm

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  • Encourage science verbalization through highly interactive structures
  • Make science a hands-on experience
  • Use successful teamwork for experiments, investigations, and projects
  • Incorporate red-hot reviews to make science learning stick
  • Delve deeper by pushing students to explain and defend their thinking and conclusions
  • Achieve gains for all with strategies that ensure full participation by all
  • Have teams ask and answer meaningful questions to boost understanding
  • Increase active participation with a high level of engagement in each team

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  • Elementary Science Course Workbook
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