What is the Science ePLC?
The new science TEKS will be in effect for the 2024-25 school year. The goal of the new TEKS is to prepare future scientists and increase the science literacy of the general public. TEA is giving our state’s science curriculum a shake up to inspire less lecture and more hands-on learning for students. What changes have been made and what can we do NOW to prepare for teacher learning and the impact on curriculum, instruction, and assessment? This is what Texas science educators will be facing, so let’s be proactive!

 

The goal of the lead4ward science ePLC is to provide a virtual learning and support system for science educators throughout the year as we begin thinking about what’s just around the corner!

 

The support will include, but is not limited to, the following:
Key Areas to Plan for:

  • teacher learning
  • horizontal and vertical PLCs to identify changes, gaps, and strategic plan of action
  • development of curriculum, instruction, and assessment resources for the new standards
  • STAAR, PLCs, professional development, and what we can do NOW

 

Laying the Foundation for Implementation of the New Science Standards:

  • chunking our understanding of the new TEKS through digestible, logically paced learning videos [beginning August 2023]
  • comparing and understanding content and cognitive changes with the help of the lead4ward side-by-side resource

Audience

K-12 science teachers and leaders

Campus-level membership includes:

  • pre-recorded learning videos on the focus areas
  • telephone and email support
  • support resources

Pricing

  • $425 per campus
  • $4,250 district-level membership
  • Membership year: June 1-May 31

Questions?

Pre-recorded learning video focus areas
Overview video posted on June 1

Science Consultant

 

Jennie Ramsey

Jennie Ramsey is a Science consultant who focuses on connecting content with high-impact instructional experiences in the classroom. A lifelong fan of the sciences. Read more–>