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Professional Development

To teach is to make a life long commitment to learning--for our students and for ourselves. Teachers must work hard to stay abreast of new science content and pedagogy, which is why most states typically require ongoing professional development for re-certification every five years. LAB-AIDSĀ® can help teachers acquire new content and skills, whether you are a veteran teacher, new to the profession, or somewhere in between.

Resources

Correlations to State and National Standards

  • SEPUP and LAB-AIDS
  • Natural Approach to Chemistry   

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Workshop Calendar

The workshop/events calendar lists all LAB-AIDS field events for a year in advance.  If there is a meeting or presentation of interest to you, contact information for   the meeting, and for the LAB-AIDS representative attending the meeting, for your follow up. 

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EQuIP Tools

Created by Achieve, the EQuIP Rubric (Evaluating the Quality of Instructional Products) is a tool for science educators to review science lessons and units for their degree of alignment to the Next Generation Science Standards.  As a service to our customers, LAB-AIDS has created linked EQuIP documents for several of our current curriculum units. The embedded links in these documents take users to the student and teacher pages from our e-Books to cited pages in our EQuIP review.

For more information about EQuIP tools, please visit http://www.nextgenscience.org/resources.

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Sample Student Notebooks

Below are digital copies of actual student notebooks from SEPUP curricula. These are intended to serve as annotated samples of student work for teacher planning and reflection.

Sample Student Notebook: Middle School - Issues and Life Science, Studying People Scientifically and Body Works Units

Sample Student Notebook: High School - Science and Global Issues: Biology

Training Videos

Welcome to the home for LAB-AIDS online professional development. Here you will find information on all our core curriculum programs, including program overviews, support for literacy assessment, and other program features, detailed "how to" videos for selected labs and lessons -- that include getting started, teaching the lesson, and follow up -- and more. For more information, please contact Lisa Kelp, LAB-AIDS Curriculum Specialist, at lkelp@lab-aids.com.

Click on a curriculum to view the videos (for best results, view videos in HD mode):