Susan Koppendrayer, STEM education specialist, explains the student-centered and phenomena-based Gather, Reason, Communicate framework.
Our STEM education specialist is here to help you remain competitive in the field of science education without compromising faith or scholarship. Trainings on our curriculum materials will guide and give you strategies so that your teaching reflects the study of science is completely compatible with Christian teaching, for by studying science we learn more about our amazing God and his creation.
Recent STEM Educator Articles
Promoting an atmosphere of discovery reflection, encouraging questions, and working in groups are practices that promote classroom habits that guide students to understand and celebrate the order and design God placed in his creation. Susan Koppendrayer, CSI STEM education specialist, explains how the 5E Instructional Model can transform and shape the science classroom experience for teachers and students.
STEM Education Specialist Susan Koppendrayer met with Eunsub Cho, middle school teacher at The Potter’s House, to discuss how he incorporates awe and wonder in his classroom.
And It Was Good
Training on features, benefits, and instructional best practices for all new customers.
Science 2nd Edition
Training on features, benefits, and instructional best practices for all new science customers.
Science 2nd Edition
Training on features, benefits, and instructional best practices for schools who purchase curriculum for an entire school building.
Throughout the year, CSI provides or recommends various speaking presentations and panels, which provide information and resources on current and timely issues in science education for intentional support of science educators that align with industry standards.
You have an opportunity to advance Christian education by supporting science teachers with a gift. Many schools cannot afford to send their teachers to professional development, which means their participation in these learning events is not possible without generous givers like you.
February 26–28, 2020
Christian Deeper Learning Conference
Denver Christian School, Denver, CO
Deeper Learning in Christian schools seeks to help educators with these three foundations: 1) A celebration of the learner: what it means to be created in God’s image, 2) A mindfulness toward learning design: how curriculum, instruction, and assessment inspire inward and outward engagement, and 3) A responsiveness to culture: how to embody our mission in every aspect of school life and how to live it out in God’s world.