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New York State Education Department. State Science Initiative Statewide Strategic Plan for Science Science Education Advisory Committee March 29, 2006. Elementary, Middle, Secondary and Continuing Education. Jean C. Stevens

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New york state education department

New York State Education Department

State Science Initiative

Statewide Strategic Plan for Science

Science Education Advisory Committee

March 29, 2006


Elementary middle secondary and continuing education

Elementary, Middle, Secondary and Continuing Education

Jean C. Stevens

Interim Deputy CommissionerCurriculum, Instructional and Instructional Technology Team

Anne Schiano, Assistant Director

Associates in Science Education

Ann Crotty, Dianne Tanner, Will Jaacks

New York State Education Department March 2006


New york state science initiative

New York State Science Initiative

Mission:

Create a statewide learning community to support student achievement of the learning standards in science, leading to a scientifically literate population.

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New York State Science Initiative

Vision:

Ensure the learning of science for all Pre-K-12 students by providing equitable access to exemplary teachers, inquiry-centered curriculum and instruction, standards-based assessments, and a wealth of resources and community support.

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Statewide strategic plan for science curriculum

Statewide Strategic Planfor Science Curriculum

  • Goal

    Provide opportunities for PreK-12 students to meet the New York State Learning Standards for Mathematics, Science, and Technology using exemplary local science curriculum programs emphasizing an inquiry-centered approach to learning science.

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Statewide Strategic Planfor Science Curriculum

  • Objectives

    • Provide opportunities for districts to explore research-based curriculum models.

    • Provide technical assistance to support the regional and local development of PreK-12 coherent curriculum aligned to science standards as included in the Core curricula.

    • Incorporate technology to facilitate effective communication in the sharing of best-practices in science.

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Statewide strategic plan for science ny laser team

Statewide Strategic Planfor ScienceNY LASER Team

  • New York City Department of Education

    Middle School Leadership Teams

    Middle School Science Curriculum

    Scope & Sequence Grades 6-8

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Statewide strategic plan for science professional development

Statewide Strategic Planfor Science Professional Development

  • Goal

    Establish professional development opportunities to support scientific literacy statewide.

    Build capacity among science educators and other stakeholders across the state to provide technical assistance regionally and locally.

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Statewide Strategic Planfor Science Professional Development

  • Objectives

    • Build the capacity of stakeholders in science.

    • Form a Content Area Field Advisory Committee in each science content area (elementary, intermediate, and commencement levels) that provides technical assistance at the regional level.

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Statewide Strategic Planfor ScienceNY LASER Team

  • Science Teacher Professional Organizations

  • National Research

  • Best Practices

  • Science Consortium

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Statewide strategic plan for science assessment

Statewide Strategic Planfor Science Assessment

  • Goal

    Use science assessment data including international, national, state and local data sources to inform decisions regarding curriculum, instruction and assessment for the purpose of improving student learning and achievement.

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Statewide Strategic Planfor Science Assessment

  • Objectives

    • Use State science assessment data to determine professional development needs and technical assistance.

    • Provide models of science assessment tools and professional development to improve state and local test development.

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Statewide Strategic Planfor ScienceNY LASER Team

  • NCLB, State Learning Standards and Assessments in Science

    Core Curriculum & Science Assessments

  • Elementary- Level Grade 4

  • Intermediate- Level Grade 8

    Four Regents Examinations:

  • Living Environment, Physical Setting/Earth Science

    Physical Setting/Chemistry, Physical Setting/Physics

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Statewide strategic plan for science materials support

Statewide Strategic Planfor Science Materials Support

  • Goal

    Support the development and implementation of inquiry-centered curricula using models of effective systems management of science materials and resources.

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Statewide Strategic Planfor Science Materials Support

  • Objectives

    • Identify existing science material centers (regional, district, school-based) and related resources to support the implementation of inquiry-centered science programs.

    • Provide State support for the purchase, implementation, and continued support of inquiry-centered science programs.

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Statewide Strategic Planfor ScienceNY LASER Team

  • Capital Region BOCES

    Science Materials and Professional Development Support Center

    Component School Districts

    Scotia-Glenville Central School District Strategic Plan

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Statewide strategic plan for science administrative support and community connections

Statewide Strategic Planfor ScienceAdministrative SupportandCommunity Connections

  • Goal

    Build capacity among all stakeholders beyond the educational arena including business and industry.

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Statewide Strategic Planfor ScienceAdministrative SupportandCommunity Connections

  • Objective

    • Identify partners from school districts, higher education, professional organizations, and business and industry for each region.

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Statewide Strategic Planfor ScienceNY LASER Team

  • Science Education Advisory Committee

    National, State, Regional and Local Stakeholders

    Mathematics & Science Partnerships

    Business & Industry Partnerships

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Statewide strategic plan for science ny laser nsrc

Statewide Strategic Planfor ScienceNY LASER/NSRC

  • Leadership and Assistance in Science Education Reform Institute

  • Build Awareness, Build Capacity Symposium

  • Leadership Conference

  • Curriculum Showcase

  • Toolkit for Districts

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