Entries related to: science

New Science and Innovation Curriculum Series Launches

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Resources And Strategies You Say? I’ll Take Them!

To jump-start the beginning of the school year, the Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) has...

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Without Struggle, There Is No Progress

Recently, I was notified that one of my science experiments, Climate Change in a Bottle, was...

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Sarah's Summer Road Trip (Week 3): Project-Based Learning for All

Our last road trip stop in Tampa, Florida, helped us reconnect with the importance of giving...

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Jordan Wolf: From Subway to Student-Learning Advocate

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Kindergarteners Are Born Engineers

Imagine yourself as an 8th grade teacher walking into a classroom of five and six year olds with...

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Prepare for NGSS: Immerse Yourself in Authentic Science Research

A frequent question I often hear is how are we going to implement the Next Generation Science...

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Me and LDC: What is the Literacy Design Collaborative?

If we happen to meet by chance or even if you're a close companion, the odds are good that I'll...

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Explanatory Models: Support Science Learning, NGSS, and MBI

When you hear the word “model” you might immediately think of the small-scale 3-dimensional...

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Shifting your Professional Network into the 21st Century

When I first became an educator, the term "network" had a different connotation for me when I...

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Claims, Evidence, Reasoning: Integrating Art & Science

Antoinette Pippin teaches fifth grade at the Dr. Theodore T. Alexander Jr. Science Center School 

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The Next Generation Science Standards: Standards with a Purpose

Few things are more inspiring than watching a student ask "why?" -- except, perhaps, seeing that...

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Spring [Your Science Instruction] Forward: 5 Steps to Implementing MBI

Model-Based Inquiry (MBI) is an engaging, NGSS-aligned, research-based approach to science...

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New Science Laureate: How I Found My Passion for Science Education

Note from Sarah Brown Wessling: Join me in extending a welcoming hand to a very special addition...

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Introduction the Next Generation Science Standards: 4 Things to Know

Happy 2015! It’s that time again--time to make your New Year’s resolutions. If you are a K-12...

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Revise Your Thinking: 6 Science Myths Debunked

One goal of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) is to develop students'...

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What Does Science Literacy Mean in the Age of NGSS?

Science teachers have a passion for science -- the intrigue, the connection to everyday life,...

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Videos and Resources for Making STEM Come Alive

Over the next several years, 80% of the fastest growing occupations in the United States depend...

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Talking the Talk: Engaging Your Students in Scientific Discourse

The Science and Engineering Practices (SEPs) outlined in the Next Generation Science Standards...

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Real-World Learning: Applying Science in Global Service

A student holds an evenly dried mango slice over his head like a trophy. His feet are caked with...

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