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Workshops & Seminars

SMI Peer-Led CSET Preparation Workshops

Spring 2020 sessions will be held via Zoom (link will be sent in the registration confirmation email).

Please note the registration deadline dates.

 

CSET SCIENCE

  • Subtest I Workshop Series

Each session will cover different relevant exam topics that are typically more challenging.

Mondays, 1:00 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.

Session 1: April 13, 2020 Engineering and Life Science

Session 2: April 27, 2020 Physical Science

Session 3: May 11, 2020 Earth and Space Science

Session 4: May 25, 2020 Practice test (focus on FRQ skills)

All SMI workshops and seminars require RSVP. Seats are limited.

  • Subtest II-Life Sciences Workshop Series

Each session will cover different relevant exam topics that are typically more challenging.

Mondays, 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.

Session 1: April 20, 2020 Molecules to organisms

Session 2: May 4, 2020 Ecosystems and biological evolution.

Session 3: May 18, 2020 Heredity

Session 4: June 1, 2020 Practice Test

All SMI workshops and seminars require RSVP. Seats are limited.

  • Subtest II-Chemistry Workshop Series

Each session will cover different relevant exam topics that are typically more challenging.

Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. 1:50 p.m.

Session 1: April 23, 2020 Structure & properties of matter

Session 2: May 7, 2020 Chemical reactions & chemical bonding

Session 3: May 21, 202 Energy

Session 4: June 4, 2020 Practice test

All SMI workshops and seminars require RSVP. Seats are limited.

CSET MATH

  • Subtest I Workshop Series

Each session will cover different relevant exam topics that are typically more challenging.

Wednesdays, 1:00 to 1:50 p.m.

Session 1: April 15, 2020 Complex Numbers, Principle of Mathematical Induction, Euclidean Algorithm, Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic

Session 2: April 29, 2020 Factoring, Fundamental Theorems

Session 3: May 13, 2020 Factor Theorem, Quadratic Theorem, Functions, Linear Algebra

Session 4: May 27, 2020 Practice Test

All SMI workshops and seminars require RSVP. Seats are limited.

  • Subtest III Workshop Series

Each session will cover different relevant exam topics that are typically more challenging.

Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.

Session 1: April 21, 2020 Trigonometry

Session 2: May 5, 2020 Derivatives & applications

Session 3: May 19, 2020 Sequences & series

Session 4: June 2, 2020 Practice Test

All SMI workshops and seminars require RSVP. Seats are limited.

Guest Speakers Series

Spring 2020 session will be held via Zoom (link will be sent in the registration confirmation email).

 

Dr. Maria Simani
Executive Director for the California Science Project (CSP)

 

Observation Protocol rubric with focus on evaluating practices & classroom scores

Friday, May 22, 2020

10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.

 
 
 
****All SMI workshops and seminars require RSVP.  Seats are limited.****
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