Discovery Education Science - Elementary School includes a variety of features and tools that enable teachers and students to navigate science curriculum. Participants in this course will learn to search by category: Earth, Life, and Physical Science, by keyword or by state science standards. Discovery Education Science also includes a variety of media types which are introduced in this course: video segments, reading passages, eBooks, Fun–damentals, and virtual labs. Once participants are familiar with these features, they will use a sample topic to explore how content is organized within the product to ease delivery of instruction. Finally, this course clarifies the built-in assessment tools in Discovery Education Science and provides time for participants to set up their own classrooms and create an assessment for their own use.
By the completion of this session participants will be able to:
I would place the professional development that has been provided at the top of the list in terms of quality, in terms of relevancy as well as engagement of the teachers and helping them see the possibilities of their students.
Chief Academic Officer, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools