Curricula

OregonASK is proud to offer training on a variety of content and curricula that aligns with Oregon Center for Career Development (OCCD) and the Oregon Registry Online (ORO). You may fill out this Training Request Form or contact oaskpdtrainings@oregonask.org with questions about curricula and training.

OASK Training Catalog Spring/Summer 2020 for our full list of current Training and Curricula


Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

S.INQ: Science Inquiry in Elementary Afterschool Programs
In these hands-on, minds-on sessions participants will explore the engineering design process from activities in the S.INQ curriculum. Participants will explore questioning strategies, develop strategies for encouraging reflection, and examine strategies for engaging typically underserved youth.

Five S.INQ Units are available:

  • Using Scientific Inquiry to Explore Engineering Design
  • Using Scientific Inquiry to Explore Invisible Forces
  • Using Scientific Inquiry to Explore Mechanical Engineering
  • Using Scientific Inquiry to Explore the Science of Sound
  • Using Scientific Inquiry to Explore Wind

S.INQ UP: Science Inquiry in Middle School Afterschool Programs

“In these training sessions, participants will explore through hands-on Science Inquiry Challenges. Three S.INQ UP units are available for middle school.

  • S.INQ UP: Science Inquiry for Middle School – Careers
  • S.INQ UP: Science Inquiry for Middle School – Earth and Space Sciences
  • Exploring the S.INQ Energy Inventors Curriculum”

Makers Box: Origami & Math for School Aged Youth
Curriculum is a Makers Box style curriculum that sets challenges for school age exploration of Common Core aligned Math with the fun of creating folded paper in the traditional Japanese method.

Exploring the Techbridge Curriculum
The Techbridge curriculum is designed to interest students in STEM, promote inquiry, and highlight real-world applications so kids can see how STEM careers make the world a better place. It can be used with girls and boys in a variety of out-of-school time settings, including afterschool programs, summer programs, and youth groups. All units are appropriate for middle school students; many activities can be simplified for use with younger grades, while others can be made more in-depth and complex for high school students.

Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness Curriculum Overview
In this session participants will be introduced to various evidenced-based Health and Wellness curriculums. Participants will compare the features of each curriculum, including age range, standards, and how well it can fit into their program.

Literacy

Comics: Stories in Pictures and Words

Attendees will explore content, concepts, and lessons from the Comics: Stories in Pictures and Words Curriculum  which has 9 weeks of lessons beginning with basic story construction, developing setting and characters, exploring how sequential art works, and creating comics ranging from one panel to a full multi-page project. This curriculum is available for k-2, 3-5, and 6-12.

Storybook Art
Participants will explore strategies and tools to make works of art based on children’s story books. They will practice techniques with materials for making projects and discuss how teaching style may relate to how their students relate to reading.

Art

Storybook Art
Participants will explore strategies and tools to make works of art based on children’s story books. They will practice techniques with materials for making projects and discuss how teaching style may relate to how their students relate to reading.