Science Foundational Services are designed to provide district level staff with information and tools as they work to develop, improve and align their science curriculum and increase their knowledge of the new Illinois Learning Standards for Science incorporating the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). **Phases 1-3 were all resources were updated on 7/4/16. Phase 4 was added 10/19/16 and the Resources ppt (the same in each phase) was updated on 11/11/16**

Training sessions will contain components to prepare participants to:

  1. Identify the attributes of 3-dimensional learning.
  2. Compare and contrast the New Illinois Learning Standards for Science incorporating NGSS and the old Illinois Learning Standards for Science from the viewpoint of 3-dimensional learning.
  3. Identify connections between K-12 Framework, NGSS Performance Expectations, foundation boxes and appendices.
  4. Explain how these new Illinois Learning Standards for Science, and their incorporation of 3-dimensional learning, will transform science education for kids by engaging them in meaningful, relevant, and coherent investigations.

 

FOUNDATIONAL SERVICES

Foundational-Services Overview (with notes)  *updated 8-3-16 – This resource explains the system of Foundational Services offered to teachers and schools throughout Illinois.  This should be included in every Foundational Services training.

Foundational Services – COLOR Infographic – This visual representation summarizes the various professional learning offered through Foundational Services.

Foundational Services Science:

 

INFORMATION UPDATES FOR AREA COORDINATORS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS

 

Monthly Area Coordinator Calls: 

  • Take place on the second Tuesday of every month at 4:00
  • Please add this recurring meeting to your calendar and plan to participant each month.
  • Area Coordinator List Serve  SCIENCEFS@IARSS.ORG

 

 

 

MATERIALS FOR AREA COORDINATORS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS

 

 

Phase 1:  Next Generation Science Standards Overview

Description:   Next Generation Science Standards Overview introduces participants to the Next Generation Science Standards through experiential learning of a sample NGSS aligned lesson.  As an adult learner, participants analyze the learning experience to build an understanding of Three-Dimensional Learning.

Focus Topics:

  • Three Dimensions of the Next Generation Science Standards
  • Three-Dimensional Learning
  • NGSS Performance Expectations

  

 

Timing: These materials were developed to be delivered in a one day training.  However, the training can be broken up and delivered over time (in the order listed below) if that is preferred.

 

 

Session Summary: The training is divided into four training sessions.  Each session should be delivered in sequential order to provide the most comprehensible professional learning.  See the descriptions and presentation below.

 

  • Session 1: NGSS in Action (2 hours) — Participants are able to “see” and take part in an NGSS aligned lesson in order to compare this to a traditional science classroom.

 

  • Session 2: The Three Dimensions of NGSS (2 hours) — Participants analyze the lesson in order to identify how NGSS aligned instruction supports students as they engage in the science and engineering practices, utilize the crosscutting concepts when observing and investigating phenomenon, and discover the science detailed in the disciplinary core ideas.

 

  • Session 3: NGSS Performance Expectations(1 hour) — Participants will better understand the performance expectations identifying and using additional resources available to support their use in an NGSS aligned classroom.

 

  • Session 4: Three-Dimensional Learning:  (45 minutes) — Participants will pull all of their experiences from previous training sessions together to engage in conversations for deeper understanding of the Three-Dimensional Learning.

 

  • Resources: (15 minutes) Focused on providing educators with quality resources, this PowerPoint shares information and tools from the following areas: NGSS publications, NGSS website tools, and  stakeholder specific information.

 

 

Materials for Trainers

 

 

Phase 2:  The Tools Needed to Bring NGSS to the Classroom

Description: The Tools Needed to Bring NGSS to the Classroom builds on Foundational Services for Science – Phase 1.  Participants are immersed in a series of lessons aligned to the NGSS which focus on bringing three-dimensional learning to the classroom.  As an adult learner, participants analyze the learning experience in order to create tools necessary to shift learning in an NGSS aligned classroom.

Focus Topics:

  • Understanding the Role of Phenomena in Three-Dimensional Learning
  • Utilizing the Science and Engineering Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Disciplinary Core Ideas to create or evaluate Three-Dimensional Learning
  • How to use current and available resources including A K-12 Framework for Science Education, the Next Generation Science Standards, and the Next Generation Science Standards Appendices.

 

Timing: Phase 2 training is designed to follow the Phase 1: Foundational Services Overview training. Attending phase 1 prior to phase 2 will provide participants with the most comprehensive and coherent experience.   Phase 2 materials were developed to be delivered in one day training.  However, the training can be broken up and delivered over time (in the order listed below) if that is preferred.

 

 

Session Summary: The training is divided into five training sessions.  Each session should be delivered in sequential order to provide the most comprehensible professional development.  See the descriptions and presentation below.

  • Session 1: In an NGSS Classroom (2 hours) Participants are able take part in a series of NGSS aligned lessons. Using various methods and tools, these lessons are then dissected to verify alignment.

 

  • Session 2: How Do We Determine the Core Ideas Our Students Need to Learn?  (1.5 hours)  Participants utilize a method for examining the disciplinary core ideas to determine if the lesson meets the demands of the dimension.

 

  • Session 3: How Do We Acquire and Utilize Phenomena in the Science Classroom?  (45 minutes)  Participants clarify the meaning and use of phenomena in an NGSS classroom. Then participants utilize a tool for employing phenomena throughout units of study.

 

  • Session 4: How Do We Utilize the Crosscutting Concepts?  (1 hour)  Participants work to clarify their understanding of the crosscutting concepts function in an NGSS classroom. Then participants utilize a method for examining the crosscutting concepts to determine if the lesson meets the demands of the dimension.

 

  • Session 5: How Do We Utilize the Science and Engineering Practices? (45 minutes)  Participants utilize a method for examining the science and engineering practices to determine if the lesson meets the demands of the dimension.

 

  • Resources: (15 minutes) Focused on providing educators with quality resources, this PowerPoint shares information and tools from the following areas: NGSS publications, NGSS website tools, and  stakeholder specific information.

 

 

Materials for Trainers

 

 

Phase 3:  Developing and Evaluating Units of Study Aligned to NGSS

Description:  Developing and Evaluating Units of Study Aligned to NGSS applies the tools from Foundational Services for Science – Phase 2.  This enables participants to develop and/or evaluate current materials or units of study for alignment to the Next Generation Science Standards.

Focus Topics:

  • Storyline Development Process
  • Coherence (throughout units of study, as well as within and across grade bands)
  • Overview of EQuIP Rubric for Science Lessons and Units

 

 

Timing: Phase 3 training is designed to follow the The Tools Needed to Bring NGSS to the Classroom training.  Attending phases 1 and 2 prior to phase 3 will provide participants with the most comprehensive and coherent experience.   Phase 3 materials were developed to be delivered in one day training.  However, the training can be broken up and delivered over time (in the order listed below) if that is preferred.

 

 

Session Summary: The training is divided into three training sessions.  Each session should be delivered in sequential order to provide the most comprehensible professional development.  See the descriptions and presentation below.

  • Session 1: Storylining (3 hours) Participants are introduced to the process of developing a storyline in order to develop a unit of study aligned to NGSS.  This consists of five phases; participants learn about and practice utilizing each phase in small groups.

 

  • Session 2: What Is Coherence? Why Is It Important in NGSS Aligned Units?  (30 minutes) Participants will bring the work of Storylining together to understand coherence.

 

  • Session 3: How Do I Use the EQuIP Rubric for Science?  (30 minutes)  Participants will review the EQuIP (Educators Evaluating the Quality of Instructional Products) Rubric for Lessons and Units: Science. This tool can be utilized to evaluate Units of Study Aligned to NGSS.

 

  • Resources: (15 minutes) Focused on providing educators with quality resources, this PowerPoint shares information and tools from the following areas: NGSS publications, NGSS website tools, and  stakeholder specific information.

 

 

Materials for Trainers

 

Phase 4 – Workshop: Beginning to Build a Unit of Study Aligned to NGSS

** Added as of 10-19-16**

Description:   Workshop: Beginning to Build a Unit of Study Aligned to NGSS builds on the introduction to the Storyline Development Process introduced in Phase 3 by fully engaging participants in the process.  Participants begin the process of building a unit of study aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards in a collaborative environment.

Focus Topics:

  • Bundling NGSS Performance Expectations
  • Unpacking the Performance Expectations and associated Disciplinary Core Ideas in the K-12 Framework
  • Identifying Phenomena related to the both the Performance Expectations and associated Disciplinary Core Ideas
  • Developing a Student Product to be further developing into a summative assessment for the unit of study aligned to NGSS

 

Timing: These materials were developed to be delivered in a two day training in which participants review the procedure associated with each session and then work collaboratively in small groups.  As a result, the timing is flexible and training can be broken up to be delivered over time (in the order listed below) if that is preferred.

 

 

Session Summary: The training is divided into four training sessions.  Each session should be delivered in sequential order to provide the most comprehensible professional learning.  See the descriptions and presentation below.

 

  • Session 1: What Is the Focus of the Unit of Study? (2 hours) — Participants work collaboratively to create potential performance expectation bundles and to determine a rationale for the bundle.

 

  • Session 2: What Is the Science Our Students Must Understand? (4 hours) Participants work collaboratively to examine the performance expectation bundles and the corresponding Disciplinary Core Ideas by utilizing the K-12 Framework.  Participants unpack and make sense of the science in order to guide their thinking in the development of a coherent unit of study aligned to NGSS.

 

  • Session 3: How Will We Engage Students and Illicit Student Questions?  (2 hours) — Participants reflect on the science found in the Disciplinary Core Ideas and work collaboratively to identify potential phenomena with which to engage students.

 

  • Session 4: What Do We Expect of Students at the End of Instruction? (4 hours) — Participants work collaboratively to examine their work thus far and the related evidence statements.  Using this information, the participants work to develop a potential summative assessment aligned to the unit of study.

 

  • Resources: (15 minutes) Focused on providing educators with quality resources, this PowerPoint shares information and tools from the following areas: NGSS publications, NGSS website tools, and stakeholder specific information.

 

 

Materials for Trainers

 

NETWORKING FOR IMPLEMENTATION

**Updated 10-19-16**

The purpose of Networking for Implementation sessions is to provide participants an opportunity for deeper discussion around shared experiences and expertise for the purpose of implementing approved content in the seven Foundational Services areas.  The Networking for Implementation opportunities are based on specific objectives as determined by identified needs for further implementation discussions and/or exploration of the resources along with sharing.

Networking for Implementation sessions may include one or all of the following objectives for participants within a focus topic:

  • Examine a focus topic in depth to support implementation
  • Share impacts, successes, and lessons learned related to the implementation of the focus topic by facilitator(s) and participants
  • Ask and collaboratively address questions and challenges related to the implementation of the focus topic

Networking for Implementation Guidance Document and Facilitator Considerations

Networking for Implementation ppt

 

 

Facilitator Background Knowledge Building Resources

Phenomena

Productive Talk – Discussion Based Learning

EQuIP Rubric for Lessons and Units: Science

Next Generation Science Resources

Science Core Planning Team Members 1-4-17
SCIENCE CORE – lead FA Frank Petkunas fpetkunas@i-kan.org
SCIENCE CORE – Design Team Mary Ann Quivey  mquivey@roe45.org
SCIENCE IMSA/CORE- Design Team Dora Phillips dphillips@imsa.edu
SCIENCE IMSA/CORE- Design Team Liz Martinez emartinez@imsa.edu,
SCIENCE CORE – Design Team Jeanine Sheppard jmpsheppard@gmail.com
SCIENCE CORE Suzy Dees deess@roe17.org
SCIENCE CORE Aimee Park apark@lisle202.org
SCIENCE ISBE Angel Hoffek ahoffek@isbe.net
SCIENCE I-STEM Jill Schauland jschauland@bhsroe.org
Science Area Coordinators 1-4-17
SCIENCE 1c ROE 24 & 56 Hallie Brenczewski hbrenczewski@pdaonline.org
SCIENCE 1c ROE 31 Roberta Sejnost rsejnost@comcast.net
SCIENCE 2 ROE 49 Amy Sandgren amyesandgren@gmail.com
SCIENCE 2 ROE 35 Bryan Leonard bleonard@roe35.org
SCIENCE 3 ROE 33 Amy Sandgren amyesandgren@gmail.com
SCIENCE 3 ROE 53 Dennis Johnson dennisjohnson155@gmail.com
SCIENCE 4 ROE 17 Gil Downey gdowney20@gmail.com
SCIENCE 4 ROE32 Rebecca Schumacher rebecca-schumacher@ksd111.org
SCIENCE 5 ROE 45 Mary Ann Quivey mquivey@roe45.org
SCIENCE 5 ROE 3 Justin Harrison jharrison2543@gmail.com
SCIENCE 6 ROE 25 Erica Hicks erica_sherman@yahoo.com
SCIENCE 6 ROE 25 Ryan Robinson rrobinson@gp6.org
SCIENCE North Cook Daun Biewenga daunbiewenga@gmail.com
SCIENCE North Cook Christina Bowman bowmanc@d62.org
SCIENCE West Cook Cathy Berlinger-Gustafson cbgustafson@gmail.com
SCIENCE West Cook Aimee Park apark@lisle202.org
SCIENCE South Cook Tara Kristoff tara_kristoff@yahoo.com
Science Service Providers 2-17-17
Science Area 1C ROE # 19 Nancy Nega nnega@dupage.k12.il.us
Science Area 1C ROE # 19 Nary Biniewicz
Science Area 1C ROE # 31 Roberta Sejnost rsejnost@comcast.net
Science Area 1C ROE # 31 Chris Dennison jadennison@ameritech.net
Science Area 1C ROE # 31 Annette Moore annettemoore@comcast.net
Science Area 1C ROE # 31 Liz Hutchins lizhutchins@comcast.net
Science Area 1C ROE # 31 Ann Johnson annmj@sbcglobal.net
Science Area 1C ROE # 31 Lorraine Plum lorplum@sbcglobal.net
Science Area 1C ROE # 34 Shay McCorkle smccorkle@lake.roe34.org
Science Area 1C ROE#34 Jennie Winters jwinters@lake.roe34.org
Science Area 1C ROE#34 Sandy Simonis samsimonis@comcast.net
Science Area 1C ROE #56 & 24 Hallie Brenczewski hbrenczewski@pdaonline.org
Science Area 1C ROE #56 & 24 John P. Hillier Jphillier18@gmail.com
Science Area 1C ROE #56 & 24 Jill Krysinski jkrysinski@sd206.org
Science AREA 2 – ROE 4-16-44 Kristin Rademaker Krad70@gmail.com
Science AREA 2 – ROE 4-16-44 Dr. Laura Jernigan ljerniga@kidsroe.org
Science AREA 2 – ROE 4-16-44 Rebecca Logan rlogan@kidsroe.org
Science AREA 2 – ROE 4-16-44 Natalie Bader Natalie.Bader@harlem122.org
Science AREA 2 – ROE 4-16-44 Ranell Blue rblue@cusd150.org
Science AREA 2 – ROE 4-16-44 Sarah Meador MeadorS@winnebagoschools.org
Science AREA 2 – ROE 4-16-44 Josh Rappuhn jrappuhn@district100.com
Science AREA 2 – ROE 8 Erin Jordan erinjordan82@gmail.com
Science AREA 2 – ROE 8 Sindy Main sindy.main@FSD145.org
Science AREA 2 – ROE 8 Deb Keith debrakeith@msn.com
Science AREA 2 – ROE 28 Molly Hickerson mhickerson@bhsroe.org
Science AREA 2 – ROE 28 Amy Sandgren amyesandgren@gmail.com
Science AREA 2 – ROE 35 Bryan Leonard bleonard@roe35.org
Science AREA 2 – ROE 35 Teresa Sigler tsigler99@yahoo.com
Science AREA 2 – ROE 47 Amy Jo Clemens ajclemens@niu.edu
Science AREA 2 – ROE 47 Anji Garza agarza@roe47.org
Science AREA 2 – ROE 49 Amy Sandgren amyesandgren@gmail.com
Science AREA 2 – ROE 49 Sara Ryner sara.ryner@gmail.com
Science Area 3 ROE #1 Cheryl Vogler voglerch@qps.org
Science Area 3 ROE #1 Tammy Stegeman stegemta@qps.org
Science Area 3 ROE #26 Amy Sandgren amyesandgren@gmail.com
Science Area 3 ROE #26 Sara Ryner sara.ryner@gmail.com
Science Area 3 ROE #33 Amy Sandgren amyesandgren@gmail.com
Science Area 3 ROE #33 Sara Ryner sara.ryner@gmail.com
Science Area 3 ROE #48 Kim Glow kglow@peoriaroe.org
Science Area 3 ROE #48 Cindy Dollman cdollman@peoriaroe.org
Science Area 3              ROE #48 Kristie Hubbard khubbard@peoriaroe.org
Science Area 3              ROE #51 Pat Pierce patpreside@AOL.com
Science Area 3 ROE #53 Dennis Johnson dennisjohnson155@gmail.com
Science Area 4 ROE #11 Lori Anderson landerson@arcolaschools.com
Science Area 4 ROE #11 Monica Genta monicagenta1@gmail.com
Science Area 4 ROE #17 Gil Downey gdowney20@gmail.com
Science Area 4 ROE #17 Chris Embry Mohr chrisembry.mohr@olympia.org
Science Area 4 ROE #32 Becky Schumacher rebecca-schumacher@ksd111.org
Science Area 4 ROE #32 Julie Lalone lalonej@hcusd2.org
Science Area 4 ROE #39
Science Area 4 ROE #9-54 Keven Forney keven_forney_430@comcast.net
Science Area 4 ROE #9-54 Kevin Seymour kcmor36@gmail.com
Science Area 5 ROE #3 Melissa Habing habingme@u40gw.effingham.k12.il.us
Science Area 5 ROE #3 Cheryl James jamesc@u40gw.effingham.k12.il.us
Science Area 5 ROE #3 Kelly Anderson andersok@u40gw.effingham.k12.il.us
Science Area 5 ROE #40 Amy McCoy mccoy.amy@gmail.com
Science Area 5 ROE #40 Nancy Werden nwerden@hotmail.com
Science Area 5 ROE #3 Brandi Bruley bbruley@tcusd3.org
Science Area 5 ROE #41 Tracy Bentley tbentley@easd13.org
Science Area 5 ROE #41 Kelli Decker kdecker@easd13.org
Science Area 5 ROE #41 Marvin Warner mwarner@roe41.org
Science Area 5 ROE #41 Liza Basden lbasden@highlandcusd5.org
Science Area 5 ROE #41 Casey Hansen Chansen@altonschools.org
Science Area 5 ROE #41 Amy Heath amy.heath@gcsd9.net
Science Area 5 ROE #41 Kate Page kpage@altonschools.org
Science Area 5 ROE #41 Sarah Phelps sarah.phelps@triadunit2.org
Science Area 5 ROE #41 Jodi Ramsey jramsey@highlandcusd5.org
Science Area 5 ROE #41 Shonna Schrock sschrock@altonschools.org
Science Area 5 ROE #41 Kristie Simmons ksimmons@highlandcusd5.org
Science Area 5 ROE #45 Laura Schmidt schmidt.laura@columbia4.org
Science Area 5 ROE #45 Mary Wirth mwirth@sparta.k12.il.us
Science Area 5 ROE #45 Teresa Fehrenz fehrenz.teresa@columbia4.org
Science Area 5 ROE #45 Marybeth McCormick mmccormick@roe45.net
Science Area 5 ROE #45 Diane Chambers dchambers@sparta.k12.il.us
Science Area 5 ROE #45 Mary Ann Quivey  mquivey@roe45.org
Science Area 5 ROE #50 Danielle Huff danielle.huff@estl189.com
Science Area 6 ROE #12 Cassy Baker cbaker@jccu1.org
Science Area 6 ROE #12 Nichole Logan nlogan@oblongschools.net
Science Area 6 ROE #13 Ryan Robinson rrobinson@gp6.org
Science Area 6 ROE #13 Erica Hicks erica_sherman@yahoo.com
Science Area 6 ROE #13 Brandy Hempen bnhempen1989@gmail.com
Science Area 6 ROE #13 Matt Scheibel mscheibel@strosedistrict14-15.com
Science Area 6 ROE #20 Covered by ROE 21
Science Area 6 ROE #21 Joshua Lemons josh.lemons@herrinschools.org
Science Area 6 ROE #21 Brian Davis bdavis@cartervillelions.com
Science Area 6 ROE #30 Chris Midden cmidden@up140.org
Science Area 6 ROE #30 Anthony Baker abaker@duquoinschools.org

 

 

 

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This program is fully (100%) funded with federal grant dollars.