Skies for February through April 2022
One bright planet, Jupiter, visible briefly in the evening (soon to depart), along with a great many bright stars! In the morning, Venus is at its best and brightest for the year, and showing crescent phases (discovered by Galileo) within easy reach…
Region 4 Update: February/March 2022
San Diego formal and informal educators got outside together to Hike, Explore, and Learn. We had a fabulous day outside as a group, enjoyed a break in the rainy December weather, and learned new strategies to use with students.
In CASE You Missed It (February/March 2022)
We made it through January and now we’re well into the new year. Here at CASE, we haven’t skipped a beat. We have plenty of professional learning and networking events (virtual AND in person) coming your way, and so many other happenings as well.…
The Power of High Quality Science Instruction
In 2019, there was a huge buzz about science education in California and how the CAST could be a catalyst for change as it became operational and the first year of data was collected. We knew great work was happening in schools across our county and…
Does your LCAP support science for All students?
Does your district support science for all students? Meaning, do you have a curriculum aligned with NGSS? Have you and your fellow teachers had enough professional learning to use the curriculum the way it is intended?
Adrenaline-Based Instruction: Adjusting Classrooms to Current Needs
“I am looking for strategies that take away students’ attention from their cell phones.” “It has been challenging to teach since the pandemic.” “ It has been hard to get my students to communicate and talk with each other.” Do any of these…
It is hard to teach these days, behavior management is all-consuming and, learning loss is real. Instead of focusing on those things, though, I thought I’d share three brief snapshots of my students doing science.
Student Voices and Experiences on DEI
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) has become the focus of numerous worldwide organizations and is a newly formed committee for the California Association of Science Educators (CASE). To start off the new year, as the first article from the DEI…
CASE Swag: Show Us Your Skills
Are you proud to be a science teacher? Do you want to show it? We do! If you are a member you can get some cool CASE gear at the CASE Goods Store in the members only part of the website. You need to Login to get there.