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Annette Brown

Science Instructional Specialist




The goals are to provide meaningful, ongoing professional development (PD) and support for K-12 teachers, which focuses on professional learning practice that increases educator effectiveness and therefore increases student understanding of science phenomenon.

The PD andsupport uses research-basedmethods that mirror those needed in the classroom and are designed to


  • ·        Enhance instructional practices
  • ·        Support inquiry science
  • ·        Build reading and writing skills & strategies set forth by Common Core State Standards for Literacy in Science, & Technical Subjects
  • ·        Prepare teachers for the implementation of the New Arkansas Science Standards
  • ·        Build content and pedagogical content knowledge, skills and practice
  • ·        Facilitatethe development of professional learning communities
  • ·        Support teacher leadership
  • ·        Align with state and district priorities.


School Support

I am available to support the needs of teachers as professionals and adult learners,including


  • ·        Science notebooks
  • ·        Informational writing
  • ·        Classroom observations
  • ·        Performance assessments
  • ·        Disciplinary Literacy in Science
  • ·        Content knowledge,
  • ·        Teacher resources & materials
  • ·        Technology
  • ·        Standards based lesson construction
  • ·        Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) for Science & Technical Subjects
  • ·        Assisting teachers in their instructional decision-making.