I had the privilege of getting to observe Dr. Butler’s robotics class at Southside Charter High School. Despite having to social distance, students managed to work as teams to build, program, and drive their robots.
Teacher Spotlight: Melissa Bonds
The DESE Science Team has just released their first newsletter. Meet "Arkansas Science Matters". This monthly newsletter will be featuring science resources and spotlighting a teacher from each Co-op. https://www.canva.com/design/DAEFhKIqBck/o-pc3oLUlPg0Dp8Ka-hJXg/view
Thank you, Destany Lytle, teacher at Midland Elementary School ! Be sure to check out our NAESC Teacher Spotlight: https://www.naesc.k12.ar.us/article/296156?org=naesc
Cynthia Arki of the Mountain Home School District is featured in our Teacher Spotlight! You can learn more about this awesome educator here: https://www.naesc.k12.ar.us/article/296161?org=naesc
Your literacy specialists had the opportunity to learn alongside some fabulous educators during our recent Phonics First training! A systematic, explicit phonics program is a critical component of the science of reading.
We had a great 3 days of learning with some fabulous teachers and administrators from our coop area through RISE 3-6 Academy!
We have had a great time of learning with our two new K-2 RISE Cohorts! These teachers are dedicated to providing all kids with reading strategies grounded in the Science of Reading.
Happy Retirement to Becky Johnson and Rhonda Taylor! We appreciate your many years of service at the Coop!
Keri McCarn and I had two great days of learning with some fabulous educators! These teachers are ready to help every student have a firm foundation in decoding :)
NAESC has update the Summer PD schedule as of 5.19.20 Please view the most current listings.
NAESC 2020 Catalog is now Available.
What a great day! We got to spend the day with the ladies and gentleman at Nelson Wilkes Herron in Mountain Home. Not only did we have rich discussion about the Science of Reading, but we also were able to watch strong instruction that reflected that learning. Great job, administration and faculty!
Teacher Recruitment and Retention hosted a “Become a Teacher” event at the Co-op. It’s great to meet the possible next generation of educators!
Norfork second grade students participated in a STEM lesson today integrating math and literacy content with Science. It was great to see these creative young minds engaged in problem-solving and teamwork!
Science of Reading practices are alive and well at Midland Elementary! Keep up the good work!
Coding teams are working hard at the All-Region Coding Competition.
Collaborating with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library and United Way.
Grade 4-8 Science Fair 2020
We had a great day discussing the Science of Reading practices with Cherokee Elementary K-4 teachers! These ladies are committed to ensuring all students become successful readers. We look forward to visiting your classrooms again and seeing more great instruction! #RISEArkansas #RISENAESC