Presentation on theme: "Learn, Protect, and Stay: A Model for Linking Formal and Informal Science Terri Lyles (CMSD) Kirsten Mahovlich (CMSD) Jim Bader (CWRU) Denny Taylor (Hiram."— Presentation transcript:
Learn, Protect, and Stay: A Model for Linking Formal and Informal Science Terri Lyles (CMSD) Kirsten Mahovlich (CMSD) Jim Bader (CWRU) Denny Taylor (Hiram College)
The goal of the LPS Collaborative… is to systemically improve and reform the Cleveland Metropolitan School District Science Education program and provide the City of Cleveland with informed citizens who are committed environmental stewards.
RESEARCH BASED CURRICULUM PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ASSESSMENT & ACCOUNTABILITY SCIENCE MATERIALS SUPPORT ADMINISTRATIVE AND COMMUNITY SUPPORT COMMUNICATION INTEGRATION OF EFFECTIVE SCIENCE LEARNING AND TEACHING The Cleveland Metropolitan School District will mobilize the wealth of resources in Northeast Ohio to deliver exemplary science education that produces students passionate about the natural world. The Cleveland Metropolitan School District shall provide a rigorous, inquiry-based, and integrated curriculum empowering all students to become independent, scientifically-literate thinkers who successfully compete in the global workforce. MISSION STATEMENT VISION STATEMENT
Our goal is that CMSD is no longer a district that fails in science but evolves to Quality Standard Driven Science instruction. 100% CCR Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8 Grades 9-12 STEM Two, Four, TECH Education and Careers PreK-1 Grade 2 Evolved Science Education
Learn, Protect, and Stay Teacher professional development at Case Western Reserve University Course 1:Introduction to inquiry
Why the Igniting Streams of Learning in Science Program? Local environments deteriorating Science irrelevant – high school & core college Post graduate jobs unrelated to classes Courses not fun Education in silos Hiram College, University of Akron, Kent State University, Case Western Reserve University
NEW PARTNERSHIPS: Students, teachers, scientists, agencies & educators; A multidisciplinary response to COMPLEX, CAPTIVATING, CONTENTIOUS local environmental issues
Science Learning Community in action 5 High School Students 1 Undergrad Near Peer Mentor Core Faculty Technology Private Industry Scientists Public Agency Personnel Core Faculty Science 1 High School Teacher Core Faculty Learning 3 Directors - Science, Learning, Technology
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