Through Course Task Planning in High School

This video shows how some high school science teachers work through planning for the through course task Coral Bleaching.  It shows their work through the “Planning for Implementation” phase of the task facilitation and their thinking through the misconceptions and roadblocks students might have as they complete the task.  The teachers also plan some responses […]

Science TCTs: In Action

As part of our emerging video series focused on Science Through Course Tasks, we offer this next segment from Central Elementary in Johnson County.  In partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education and its Next Generation Leadership Network, Central Elementary worked quickly to provide us with a look at TCTs in action.  In this video […]

Science TCTs: Pre-planning

In this video, Charlene Owens and the Johnson County team lead an example of the pre-planning phase leading up to Science TCTs: In Action, which follows the complete implementation process for the 2nd grade task called Germinating Seeds.  The example you will see highlights the team’s thoughts and ideas in preparing to facilitate the task.  […]

Science TCT’s – FAQs

In collaboration with representatives from the Kentucky Department of Education, Future Ready Assessment Team, Expeditionary Learning Fellows and the Appalachian Leadership Lab, the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative has committed to supporting the implementation of the state science assessment system.  In this video Johnny Belcher and Katrina Slone discuss frequently asked questions regarding through course tasks […]

Science TCT’s: Getting Started

In collaboration with representatives from the Kentucky Department of Education, Future Ready Assessment Team, Expeditionary Learning Fellows and the Appalachian Leadership Lab, the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative has committed to supporting the implementation of the state science assessment system.  A major component of this system is through course tasks.  In this first video of an […]