Connect Science At A Glance


Teachers Receive Materials

  • A curriculum designed with research-based practices to promote deep learning
  • KIDS As Planners: A Guide to Strengthening Students, Schools and Communities Through Service-Learning, Third Edition (2011, Harkins Consulting)
  • Materials needed to teach science lessons
  • Read-aloud books to supplement the curriculum


Teachers Engage in Learning

  • 4-day professional development kickoff
  • 1 additional follow-up day focused on building student ownership
  • Individual consultation with a coach during implementation
  • Reflection session


Teachers Implement Connect Science

  • Teachers teach lessons on science, social and emotional skills, and civic skills. Lesson replace existing units in science and meet existing learning objectives in ELA and social studies.
  • Teachers facilitate service-learning project with their students.
  • Teachers customize the calendar to match their class schedule and student needs.