MISSION: TO SERVE EVERY STUDENT WITH EXCELLENCE AS THE STANDARD

11-20-2007 Organization of the Board - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #52


Title
H-12. Connecting Science Across the Curriculum

Discussion

This six hour workshop will train 40 teachers kindergarten through sixth grade in making a successful connection between science and other academic disciplines.  This workshop specifically addresses the following needs:  incorporating science into daily reading, math, art, health, and social studies education; "hands-on-minds-on" approach; covers all Sunshine State Standards.  As the future of our students' professional lives will be influence by science it is our goal to enhance their science education at a young age.  We are striving to improve performance as a whole on the FCAT Science, amplify scientific thinking, and increase the level of success on the Performance Task items through providing rigorous and relevant science education.



Recommendation
Approve the consultant agreement for Imperial Estates Elementary with Mobile Science Education for a six hour on-site training entitle Connecting Science Across the Curriculum.  The cost of the services will be $910.00

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 11/20/2007
Consent after Information12/11/2007

Authority for Action
Board Policy 6540

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Operating - Categorical

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
08$910.00YES10001510004416400737161

Contact
For questions please contact Stephanie Green, Principal, Imperial Estates


Attachment:  Mobile Science Education.pdf