OCTOBER 22-24, 2010 • SACRAMENTO, CA
PAYNE PRESERVICE STRAND
CSTA is pleased to present a series of sessions designed
for Preservice Teachers at the 2010 California Science
Education Conference. Funded by the Karen
and Christopher Payne Family Foundation
and developed with the assistance of the Association
for Science Teacher Education (ASTE), the program will
include workshops, Short Courses, Focus Speakers, Pedagogical
Focus Seminars, and a reception as well as a conference
Payne Scholars attend at least five sessions, of which
two must be designated part of the Preservice Strand,
indicated with a mortarboard icon.
A list of all events, including workshops, can be
found using the search feature below,
and will be printed in the official conference program.
Preservice teachers who submit an application
will be offered the opportunity to receive a stipend
for attending the conference and completing the program
requirements. Information packets with applications
will also be sent to university science methods instructors.
Preservice Strand Sessions
A complete list of qualifying Payne Preservice Strand
be found by searching the conference database here.
To search the database, check the "Preservice"
box under Professional Development and hit "Submit
Qualifying Short Courses:
Friday, October 22, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm:
SC04: 21st Century Integrated Curriculum Focused on
Science, Art, and Literacy
SC06: Survival Skills for New Science Teachers
Saturday, October 23, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
SC07: Deepening Students' Thinking Through Science Notebooks
SC12: Students as Willing Learners: Motivating Students
Saturday, October 23, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SC13: The Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI)
- Coming in 2010!
SC14: Did You See What I Think I Saw?
SC16: The Write Stuff: Launching Student Writing
Qualifying Focus Speaker Sessions:
Friday, October 22, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
How to Teach About Major Evolutionary Transitions
Saturday, October 23, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Top 10 Creationist Arguments and Their Flaws
Qualifying Pedagogical Focus
Saturday, October 23, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
PFS1: E Is for Inquiry
PFS2: Getting Three Hours of Instruction from Two Hours of Class: Integrating Math and Science in Middle School Science Classes
PFS3: Literacy Strategies in Science