Summer Academy 2022

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Secondary Science

Kagan Structures to Engage Class and Labs!

June 8–9, 2022
Grades 6-12

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If you teach Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science, or Physical Science, this is your dream workshop. Infuse your everyday curriculum with meaning and excitement. Amplify student learning with Kagan Structures. The day of the lone scientist is over! Align your science instruction with the future: teach with successful teamwork. Avoid the pitfalls of group work—implement true research-based, proven cooperative learning. Make your science classes hands-on, minds-on, active learning explorations. Learn how to set up your science labs so everyone is engaged and some students don't take over! Awaken students' natural curiosity and let them discover the scientist within. WS# 33470


  • Use successful teamwork for experiments, investigations, and projects
  • Experience how Kagan Structures work using secondary science curriculum examples
  • Learn a range of structures for achieving different science objectives
  • Delve deeper by pushing students to explain and defend their thinking and conclusions
  • Unleash the power of peer modeling and coaching for science learning
  • Create a high degree of excitement and interaction over your science curriculum
  • Structure learning so every student has an important part to play and stays engaged

Workshop Info

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

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Rave Reviews

“Thank you for hosting a 'secondary science' workshop. So many times you sit in a workshop that does not apply to what I teach. So refreshing to have a science focus.”

—Karen Powell, 9-12th Grade Science Teacher

“This was a very fun professional development activity. The content I learned here will make an immediate impact on my classroom and teaching style.”

—Gabe Dalton, 9-12th Grade Biology Teacher

“The content was great and so relevant to today's science classroom, no matter the subject or grade!”

—Lauren DeNeve, 6th-8th Grade Teacher

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