Resources for PSEP Workgroup Facilitators and STEM Professionals

2013 Summer Institute
Dimmit Middle School (map & directions)
August 21, 22, & 23, 2013

A Video Overview of Resources:

Protocols for Enhancing Units

Enhanced Unit Templates

Instructional Materials Resources

Resources to Download:

(DRAFT workgroup facilitator assignments)
DRAFT Summer Institute At a Glance document

Articles to Preview:

Scientific Explanation:
-"Engaging Students in the Scientific Practices of Explanation and Argumentation" by Brian J. Reiser, Leema K. Berland, and Lisa Kenyon
- Appendix I of NGSS
- Cary Sneider NSTA Article

Text Resources: (We will provide a copy for you)
Grade 3-5 workgroups will be using What's Your Evidence?
Grade 6-8 workgroups will be using Supporting Grade 5-8 Students in Constructing Explanations in Science