Pearson Pilot/In-Service Guide
Where to Go For Help............Page 1
Pearson Pilot/In-Service Guide
Welcome to Pearson Earth Science. This short guide has been designed
to introduce you to the basics of the program to help you get started.
1. Where to go for help...
For questions about the program...
Email a Prentice Hall Consultant: firstname.lastname@example.org
For Teaching Materials...
Contact your Sales Rep _______________________________________________
For help with any of our Technology products...
Call our Technology Hotline at: 1-800-2345TEC or
Go to... www.phschool.com/science
Click the "MyPearsonTraining" icon...
Us the pull-down menus to indicate the
Teaching Level, Subject and Program.
When you get to the Earth Science
page, you'll find icons that will link you
to on-line, narrated tutorials and
printable companion guides. Both of
these resources will explain how to use
the technology components.
Also, you can go to...
There you'll find the links shown at the right...
2. Planning... On-Line
There are three components to help you plan Planning Key Components
your lessons: the Teacher's Edition, the Program
Resources and Teacher Express.
The TE has a two-page planning
spread at the beginning of each
It covers the following:
-Pacing and Section Objectives
-Activities and Labs
-Resources (Print & Technology)
There is also a "Planning Key"
to help you find the resources,
as well as lists of " On-Line" Materials for Chapter
components, "Materials for Labs Activities and Labs Assessment
and Activities", and available
To help you differentiate instruction, you'll notice that
every resource listed will indicate which students within
your diverse classroom the resource is aimed towards.
The "Before You Go On-Line
have suggestions for more PD
from the authors,
a summary of the Reading
key concepts for
the topic area and Strategy
to help you
From the Misconceptions
When you open your TE, you'll
see that the Student's Edition is
embedded in the center of the
TE and is surrounded by
information and suggestions for
Teaching and Learning.
Each section is built around a
lesson framework with ways to
"Engage" your students,
"Explore" the content and
You'll find suggestions for incorporating the built-in reading support, building
science skills, using the visuals, differentiating instruction, additional labs and
demos, etc... as well as all the answers to questions encountered in the text.
This is where the lesson planning really starts. Read all of the entries in the wrap-
around and decide which ones will work best for you and your classes. Plan the
sequence you'd like to follow when using these resources with your class. Now it's
time to go on to the lesson plans and the lesson planner.
There are lesson plans, for each section,
available in the Lesson Plan book.
These lesson plans follow the same three
step approach found in the Teacher's
Edition... Focus, Instruct, Assess.
A brief summary of suggested activities are
found under each heading.
Notice that the resources, listed on the right,
also indicate the L1, L2 or L3 Student Ability
Level as found in the TE.
Teacher Express has a Lesson Planner, an electronic copy of the Teacher's Edition,
pdf files of all program print resources, links to all Web Resources and the ExamView
Teacher Express consists of two CDs. The "Installation" CD and the "Resources"
CD. The first thing you'll want to do is install the program on your computer.
Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4
Insert the Open the disk Double-click Agree with
"Installation" on your the "Set-Up" or everything the
CD computer "Install" icon computer asks
When you open Teacher Express,
you'll see the start-up screen that
has links to the...
-ExamView Test Generator
-Correlations to State Standards
Opening the lesson planner for the
first time, you'll be asked to...
1. Enter your General Information 2. Create a Class
Then, a few easy clicks take you 2
from your blank lesson plan ...
Check the Date and Time
* Double-Click Here to Start 3
To your completed lesson plan with... Find the Lesson
-Objectives State and
Links to the TE
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