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Published in 2008
One-size fits all learning is a thing of th epast. Current educational research confirms the importance of differentiated instruction; today's diverse student populations demand it. But what, exactly, is differentiated instruction? And how can elementary teachers differentiate science and literacy...
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"The 5 E's is an instructional model based on the constructivist approach to learning, which says that learners build or construct new ideas on top of their old ideas. The 5 E's can be used with students of all ages, including adults. Each of the 5 E's describes a phase of learning, and each phase...
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The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) challenge teachers to think deeply about learning and teaching with the goal of developing a clear vision of science education that is coherent, focused, and rigorous. The Five Tools and Processes for Translating the NGSS are designed to help professional...
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The goal of this activity is for students to develop strategies that will help them understand complex informational texts. Individually, students read a text and annotate key words and phrases that strike them as important, surprising, unclear, and so on. After students have read and annotated the...
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Effective communication skills enable scientists to engage non-experts, inform public opinion and policymakers, inspire the next generation of scientists and voters, and improve our own research process. UNAVCO provides communication training for our three internship programs, offers on-demand...
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The mission of the RTLS project is to increase middle level science content learning by improving students' ability to interpret science texts. Teachers can access a comprehensive collection of resources to help make that happen, including information about the pedagogical basis for emphasizing...
Grade Level   6 7 8
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PUMAS is a collection of brief examples showing how math and science topics taught in K-12 classes can be used in interesting settings, including every day life. The examples are written primarily by scientists, engineers, and other content experts having practical experience with the material. They...
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NextGen TIME is a suite of tools and processes for curriculum-based professional learning that supports educators to evaluate, select, and implement instructional materials designed for next generation science. NextGen TIME empowers educators to aim higher and accomplish more during instructional...
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Published in 2008
What types of instructional experiences help K-8 students learn science with understanding? What do science educators, teachers, teacher leaders, science specialists, professional development staff, curriculum designers, and school administrators need to know to create and support such experiences?...
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This website provides a vision of ambitious science instruction and what it looks like in elementary, middle , and high school classrooms. In ambitious teaching, educators deliberately support students of all backgrounds to deeply understand science ideas, participate in the activities of the...
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Published in 2017
Science educators in the United States are adapting to a new vision of how students learn science. Children are natural explorers and their observations and intuitions about the world around them are the foundation for science learning. Unfortunately, the way science has been taught in the United...
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This guide outlines strategies to build literacy and science skills by combining online science learning, using our Kids' Crossing Web site, and our favorite hands-on classroom activities!
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