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Jerry D. Valadez
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"I have a,ready signed up for a Code.org all day training, the CA Teacher's Summit was great last year. I hope I am able to attend again next year."
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California Science Standards Rollout #3 - October 13-14 at Fresno Pacific University

October 13, 2016 at 8am to October 14, 2016 at 4pm
Registration will open for the next round of professional learning events designed to help teachers and administrators implement the California Next Generation Science Standards on February 19. Session offerings for Rollout #3 are available below. Registration is now available online at Registration is now online at https://www.regonline.com/NGSS2016Training.Fresno County - October 13-14, 2016See More
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CA Teaching Environmental Sustainability - Model My Watershed   Professional Development Day 1 AGENDA 8:00 - 8:30 Breakfast and Introductions 8:30 – 9:15 David Reider’s opening survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TESMMW - What is the role of an…
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GENIE Workshop - NGSS Aligned Curriculum, Stipends, and more at San Jose State

July 11, 2016 to July 14, 2016
The program is a unique one semester of NGSS aligned curriculum which uses story telling and film making to engage students and make the home/community connection to fundamental science. Each unit has a cumulating project, and the semester wraps up with students creating short films which creatively demonstrate their depth of knowledge.  We'll provide the curriculum to run the program and materials (iPads) and also provide stipends. By the end, students create short films around solutions to…See More
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Update - Review of Draft K-12 Science Framework for California Public Schools

by Laura HenriquesThe California Science Curriculum Framework & Evaluation Criteria document is now ready for its first 60 Day Public Feedback period.! This is a critical process for the review and vetting of the document. Anyone from around the state is invited to read the document and provide feedback. CSTA encourages its members to participate in this process.Just to be clear, the California…See More
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NSTA Learning Center

The Learning Center is NSTA's e-professional development (PD) portal to help you address your classroom needs and busy schedule. You can gain access to more than 6,900 different resources, of which over 2,100 are free. A suite of practical tools such as My Library, My PD Record, and My PD Plan and Portfolio help you organize and document your PD growth.…See More
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CSU, Fresno
School location & District
Fresno, CA
Current Position
Director
Grade Level(s) & Subjects Taught
K-20
Credentials
Life Science; Chemistry; Professional Administrative Services
Classroom Website
http://cvsamacademy.org

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California Science Curriculum Framework & Evaluation Criteria document up for 60 day review.

Posted on November 29, 2015 at 9:07pm 0 Comments

 

The California Science Curriculum Framework & Evaluation Criteria document is now ready for its first 60 Day Public Feedback period.! This is a critical process for the review and vetting of the document. Anyone from around the state is invited to read the document and provide feedback. CSTA encourages its members to participate in this process.

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Honors Earth Science approved by UC For Laboratory "d" Credit

Posted on November 29, 2011 at 2:21pm 2 Comments

Dear Colleagues,



After many years of effort we are pleased to report progress on gaining approval for high school Earth sciences to qualify for UC admission requirements. A new high school course, entitled Honors Earth Science, has been approved by the UC Academic Senate Board on Admissions and Relations with Schools (BOARS), and also by the UC Office of the President as meeting the UC laboratory science "d" requirement for UC admissions.  The course was designed principally by…

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Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas Released!

Posted on July 19, 2011 at 1:57pm 0 Comments

Science, engineering, and technology permeate nearly every facet of modern life and hold the key to meeting many of humanity's most pressing challenges, both present and future. To address the critical issues of U.S. competitiveness and to better prepare the workforce,Framework for K-12 Science Education proposes a new approach to K-12 science education that will capture students' interest and provide them with the necessary foundational knowledge in the…

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At 8:12am on June 2, 2014, Dr. Jeanne Knapp said…

Morning Mr. Valadez!

I was considering enrollment, but need to know if attending the second session only would still be valuable and/or would stall the progress of the group.  The first session was not an option for me....  Thank you!  Jeanne

At 9:08pm on October 23, 2011, Qin Huang said…
Thank you for adding me.
At 2:11pm on June 15, 2011, Angela Thornton said…
Yes.  Thank you.
At 12:18am on July 27, 2010, zach sconiers said…
It is always an adventure. Thank you for letting me be apart of each one. Science is in such a need for literacy to be the cornerstone for educators and students alike.
This is irregardless of age, grade or gender. Once a person is literate in the language of discovery and the adventures, what doors could be opened. Imagine the levels of achievement that are possible when learning is fun. The rigor becomes the adventure as new worlds are discovered. Learning becomes a life long pursuit.
At 6:25pm on June 15, 2010, Stefanie Chow Vertrees said…
I am attending the workshop by NASA / Noyce (The Solar Neighborhood: Earth and Energy) at CSUF for the next two weeks. When would be a good time to come by, and what room?
At 10:10pm on June 13, 2010, Stefanie Chow Vertrees said…
Were the forms for the mailed? I never received mine, so I wanted to know if I need to get another or not.
At 8:43am on May 15, 2010, Scott Arndt said…
Doing well bro!!

Whats the latest with you? Eager to hear all about what you are doing. Bet you are busier than ever as usual.

Thanks much for the invite to CVSP website 8-)

You know what end of school year is like... we finished up the main goal of preparing our students for CST Science testing of course... now im winding down the school year... doing a carb/fat/protein unit using Educationally Enhanced Super Size Me lessons... next ill move onto chemicals that affect the body like alcohol, tobacco, etc.

Looking forward to catching up with you!

Respectfully,
Scott
At 4:56pm on May 8, 2010, Stefanie Chow Vertrees said…
When are we supposed to find out about the university credit for the Feb. 20 / Apr. 17 workshops?
At 11:19am on May 5, 2010, Frank Garcia said…
Dr. Valadez,
Good to hear from you I'm doing well, not sure about my school tho. How about you? I think I will unable to attend the institute as I will be starting summer school myself. I was accepted into the aspiring admin program and will start on June 25. What are the dates for the institute?
At 2:56pm on February 13, 2010, Jerry D. Valadez said…
No. You should confirm by responding to the invitation. I'll send it to you again.
 
 
 

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