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Schedule

 

Syllabus Schedule Links SMART Lab Pictures

Tentative Schedule

This schedule is dynamic, changing according to the needs of the students and instructor.

DATE

TOPICS

ASSIGNMENT
(readings to be completed by period listed)

8/24 - TH

Introductions, syllabus, Metric Pretest
Writing activity, Scientific Process, Overview of Science/Social Studies - Compare/What's an "ology?"

Email me

8/29- T

Inspiration Software (LAB 217)
UNIT PROJECT
Science/Social Studies Topics, What to Teach
Materials & Equipment


H: Chapter 4
Compare Texts
Begin Units

8/31 - TH

Teaching Science as Inquiry 
Investigations
Requirements for Resource File

H: Chapter 7

9/5

State and National Standards (LAB 217) Science Skills

Print Science & Social Studies Standards

9/7 - TH

Skills Lab, Assessment

W: 71 - 76; H: Chapter 5

9/12 - T

Project Learning Tree Training

3:00 - 6:00 Guest Trainers

9/14 - TH

Project Learning Tree Training

3:00 - 6:00 Guest Trainers

9/19 - T

SMART Lab Begins setup and prep
Community Building/Management

Outline for Unit 1 due
Written Reflection

9/21 - TH

Work on units - Dr. Schulz at Tech Conf
D. Clausen will supervise
SMART

9/26 – T

The Internet and Science/Social Studies (LAB 217)

Create an Internet-based Lesson

9/28– TH

Science and Social Studies Teaching/Learning Theories
Children’s Literature & Science
Activity - Bartholomew & Oobleck 

W: 3 - 22; H: Chapter 2
Graphic Organizer (in class)

10/3 – T

Classroom Environment/Safety

H: Chapter 3, except 51 - 58

10/5 – TH

Web Quest Demo

Complete a Web Quest
Create Web Quest links list

10/10 – T

Midterm Review
Field Trip Planning - Prepare for trip to zoo 

10/12 – TH

Midterm

10/17 - T

Fall Free Days - no class

 

10/19 – TH

ZOO TRIP

First Unit Due
SMART Reflection

10/24 – T

Grouping/Cooperative Learning

Handout; H: Chapter 10

10/26 – TH

Direct Instruction

 H: Chapter 6 
Share Zoo experiences 

10/31 – T

Diversity/Inclusion/Gender Equity
Planning Pyramid, Dracula's Dilemma

 Handout; H: 51 - 59

11/2 – TH

Literature-based Lessons

Walmsley
Handouts

11/7 - T

Teaching Map Skills/Geography

Handout

11/9 – TH

(LAB 217)The Universe and Space/ A Computer-based science lab 

Handouts 

11/14 – T

Owl Pellets

11/16- TH

SMART Lab ends - Open House 

Second Unit Due
Reflection
 

11/21 – T

About Thanksgiving/Holidays

Online Assignment
Due December 4

11/23 – TH

THANKSGIVING - No class

Handout

11/28 - T

Economics

 

11/30- TH

No class - Dr. Schulz attending Syllabus Conference in Boston

12/5 - T

Weather - Lou Billones 3:00 - 5:00 (LAB 217)

Handouts

12/7 - TH

Project Wild 3:00-6:00
Carl Wolfe - Dept of Parks & Recreation


File Due

12/12 - T

Project Wild 3:00-6:00

 

12/14

Final Exam

 

 

 email Dr. Schulz

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