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Literacy Across the Curriculum [clear filter]
Monday, January 25
 

10:45am

BLASTT Blending Literacy and Science Together with Technology
Blending literacy, science, and technology, participants will learn how to meet the needs of diverse learners. Emphasis for this session will be on curriculum and assessment.

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Monday January 25, 2016 10:45am - 11:35am
Easton C

10:45am

Cross Curricular Science/Language Arts Research Modules
An integration of the Ohio Science Curriculum and the Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects, this program is designed for use in the middle school classroom to meet standards in Science and Language Arts


Monday January 25, 2016 10:45am - 11:35am
Juniper A

1:00pm

Hear ye, hear ye ”Write all about it!”.....in science?
With students are being required to complete so much writing on all state tests, there is no better place to teach evidence based writing than in science.

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Monday January 25, 2016 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Easton C

1:00pm

Integrating ELA and Social Studies into Science
We will demonstrate several lesson plans that integrate social studies and language arts into the science classroom. This will include activities, labs, and lectures that incorporate hands-on learning in addition to direct instruction.


Monday January 25, 2016 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Juniper C

2:00pm

Scientific Literacy Collaborative Communities
Learning science is learning language! Modeling and writing explanations are important for refining and consolidating new ideas with prior knowledge. We will share how and why models and explanations impacted children's scientific literacy in collaborative communities across our partnership.


Monday January 25, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Easton C

3:30pm

Building Literacy in the Science Classroom through Digital Story Telling and Multi-Genre Project
This session will introduce participants to literacy projects for the science classroom including digital storytelling and genre projects. Examples, rubrics, and guidelines will be provided.


Monday January 25, 2016 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Easton C

3:30pm

Food for Thought: Plants and You
This presentation will engage participants in hands-on activities using plant parts as art materials and food to explore the world of plants. Activities are inquiry-based to explain basic parts and function of plants and their use as food to humans.


Monday January 25, 2016 3:30pm - 4:20pm
New Albany

3:30pm

Using Fossils to Reconstruct Ancient Environments
In this interactive presentation, participants, acting like paleontologists, use Ohio fossils to learn about past conditions and the geologic time scale. The session uses the 5E learning cycle model and integrates earth science content, scientific practices, and literacy standards.


Monday January 25, 2016 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Juniper A

3:30pm

Foldables & Food Labs
This program will highlight easy food labs that can be used with Ohio Science standards in middle school. A foldable is an easy way to present key vocabulary terms as students try to make sense of what they learn in order to master their science content standards. Knowing what a word means and being able to visualize a food model are fundamental to promoting literacy in science.


Monday January 25, 2016 3:30pm - 5:20pm
Columbus

4:30pm

Using Weather Inquiry to get to Cloud 9
What is white, fluffy and made way up high? Learn how to engage children in a unit about clouds and the effects they have on our lives. Through the 5e learning cycle, real world connections, literature integration and hands on experiences, children will explore how clouds are formed and the influences they have on the weather.

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Monday January 25, 2016 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Easton C
 
Tuesday, January 26
 

8:00am

Biomes & Invasive Species
How do the characteristics of a biome determine the plant and animal life found there? How do non-native species survive to become invasive species? In this activity from the SEPUP high school biology program, students match a set of organism cards to proper climate/biome cards, then use literacy strategies to consider the impact of invasive species.

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BC

Bill Cline

Science Curriculum Specialist, LAB-AIDS
I am your Science Curriculum Specialist for the state of Michigan. Please stop by our booth to see our 3rd Edition NGSS Version of Middle School Curriculum and our High School Curriculum consisting of Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, and Environmental Science.


Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 8:50am
Easton C

8:00am

Enhancing Science Education Using Content Specific Vocabulary
Participants will deconstruct the Ohio Model Curriculum for Science and identify key terms/words that are vital for content comprehension. Participants will also develop strategies to use key terms/words in their instruction in a manner that support the Ohio Learning Standards for English/Language Arts (Common Core State Standards - English/Language Arts).

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Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 8:50am
Juniper B

8:00am

Science Superheros! Using Picture Book Biographies to Introduce Science Topics
Picture book biographies are works of art that are capable of humanizing abstract concepts, including science concepts. Learn about many new biographies that will entice students into scientific concepts, and provide roll models. Unit ideas, technology tools, and give aways.


Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 8:50am
Gahanna

9:00am

Turning on the LIGHT in your Elementary Classroom
In this session, participants will be introduced to the LIGHT Project, a collaboration among the Darke County ESC, the Matt Light Foundation and the Miami Valley Leave No Child Inside initiative. Discover how elementary teachers can integrate this fun, hand-on integrated program into their classrooms and communities.

Speakers
avatar for Angela McMurry

Angela McMurry

Science Curriculum Coordinator, Darke County Educational Service Center


Tuesday January 26, 2016 9:00am - 9:50am
Easton C

11:00am

Integrating Technical Writing for Student Success
Participants of this session will discover how easily research and technical writing can be embedded into their classroom. Focus will be on integrating Ohio Learning Standards Cognitive Demands and CCSS ELA Technical Writing Standards. Research and technical writing is vital for developing student critical thinking skills which leads to real-world college and career application of those skills. Ohio Academy of Science Technical Writing Guides will be given to each participant.

Speakers
avatar for Angela McMurry

Angela McMurry

Science Curriculum Coordinator, Darke County Educational Service Center


Tuesday January 26, 2016 11:00am - 11:50am
Easton C

11:00am

Literature in Science through Picture Perfect Science and the 5E format
Teach science using a 5E lesson plan through using fiction and non-fiction children's literature with a focus on the Picture Perfect Science program.

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avatar for Heather Allen

Heather Allen

Columbus City Schools
Heather Allen is currently with the Columbus City Schools in Columbus, Ohio. she has 18 years experience in elementary education. Classroom experience in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade, 5th grade as a Math Science Leadership Specialist, a reading coach, a math Common Core coach, and currently... Read More →



Tuesday January 26, 2016 11:00am - 11:50am
Juniper B

11:00am

Non Fiction Text and Inquiry Science a 'NFTI' connection
Dive into Non Fiction Text and Inquiry-Based science to experience and explore connections that maximize student learning and deepen understanding. Learn how to access text sets and leave with a framework, which they were developed. Applicable for K-5 educators/supervisors.

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TS

Terry Shiverdecker

Science Content Specialist, Ohio Resource Center
Dr. Terry Shiverdecker taught high school science in Shelby County. She did adjunct work at the University of Cincinnati and Wright State University, Lake Campus. Before joining ORC, Terry was director of secondary curriculum and instruction for the Shelby County ESC. Terry received... Read More →


Tuesday January 26, 2016 11:00am - 11:50am
Juniper C

1:20pm

Environmental Literacy
Many of our four legged, six legged, eight legged, and winged neighbors need us to know about them to survive. We are not educating our students about their backyard neighbors. If you don't know who they are how can you care about them or make intelligent decisions about environmental policies.

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Tuesday January 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:10pm
Juniper C

1:20pm

Exploring Matter and Energy with Nonfiction Texts, Inquiry, and Materials Science
Join us to learn how to integrate nonfiction texts into inquiry-based investigations of matter and energy. Explore ways to connect standards-based investigations to daily life by bringing materials science into your classroom. Enjoy hands-on fun while you learn! Handouts provided.

Speakers
TS

Terry Shiverdecker

Science Content Specialist, Ohio Resource Center
Dr. Terry Shiverdecker taught high school science in Shelby County. She did adjunct work at the University of Cincinnati and Wright State University, Lake Campus. Before joining ORC, Terry was director of secondary curriculum and instruction for the Shelby County ESC. Terry received... Read More →


Tuesday January 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:10pm
Juniper B

1:20pm

Science Through Children’s Literature
This will be a hands-on session which will offer teachers a way to use children’s literature to engage children in science. Science activities aligned with the Learning Standards will be introduced to go along with the literature.

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Tuesday January 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:10pm
Columbus

1:20pm

The Value of Scientific Explanations for STEM Literacy
The Claim-Evidence-Reasoning (CER) framework is a way for students to explain, in a scientific way, how their observations and data from an investigation are connected to science knowledge. Using CER provides a scaffold for building scientific literacy through expository writing.


Tuesday January 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:10pm
Easton C

1:20pm

Curious KIDSS
BY INVITATIION ONLY - Curious KIDSS (Kindling Inquiry and Discovery in Science and Social Studies) provides an integrated approach to K-2 curriculum. Science, Social Studies, ELA and Math content is built around environmental education activities found in Growing Up WILD. Session by invitation only.

Speakers
avatar for Tracy Cindric

Tracy Cindric

Science Education Specialist, Ohio Resource Center (OSU)
After earning a B.A. from Capital University and an M.A. in teaching biology from Miami University, Tracy taught middle and high school science classes for five years near Columbus. She then taught courses for preservice science teachers at Ohio Wesleyan University and Capital... Read More →


Tuesday January 26, 2016 1:20pm - 4:00pm
Regent 1