The 4th Annual South Orangetown STEAM Camp was a huge success! More than 300 students in grades K-8 have been engaged in a wide world of science over the past two weeks. Kindergarten and first grade students became botanists by exploring different parts of plants and: Read More: STEAM Camp Was A BLAST!
Students at William O. Schaefer Elementary School visited the district’s portable planetarium last week (Starlab). Science Instructional Coaches Samantha Levine and Brian Newburger took students in each grade on a journey through the solar system that was: Read More: Starlab Is back at WOS!
The Science Leadership Team met on the heels of our return from the National Science Teachers Annual Conference. This year’s theme was, Champions for Science Education. Science Instructional Coaches Samantha Levine and Brian Newburger facilitated the meeting and: Read More: Champions For Science Education
The Science Leadership Team conducted inter-school and class visits using the Instructional Rounds Model K-12. Science teachers from throughout the district visited classrooms ranging from kindergarten at WOS to Honors Chemistry at TZHS and everything in between. The: Read More: Science Standard Cross-Cutting Concepts Spiral Through the Curriculum
The Science Leadership team participated in Instructional Rounds (A practice of educators gathering evidence of student engagement and learning) to look at how students express their learning about science. These class visits stemmed from the recommendations of the: Read More: What Are Students Saying About Science?