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Science Center Rotations

Each summer our district puts on a three day Summer Institute for teachers. Those who attend get a $100/day stipend and re-certification credits. We have trainers across the district, the state, and consultants come in for those three days who run various classes. As tech coaches we are required to present at least two out of the three days. This year our training focus was to target technology integration into specific curriculum areas. Surprise, surprise...I choose science as my curriculum area.

I decided to train on Science Centers in the Classroom. I used the S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) as the model for my rotations (with each letter being the focus of a rotation).

For a complete copy of the presentation click HERE.  For a copy of the science center rotation instructions for each center click HERE.

If you are interested in adding science centers to your classroom you might want to consider a rotation focus (like the STEAM model). It really helps w…