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Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 2, Second Edition: 25 More Formative Assessment Probes

“Leave no alternative science idea unchallenged!” could be the slogan of this second edition of Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 2. Lik...

 

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Uncovering Student Ideas in Primary Science, Volume 1: 25 New Formative Assessment Probes for Grades K–2

Winner of the Distinguished Achievement Award from PreK-12 Learning Group, Association of American Publishers!What ideas do young children bring to th...

 

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Uncovering Student Ideas in Physical Science, Volume 3: 32 New Matter and Energy Formative Assessment Probes

Have you been wanting to learn more about what your students know (or think they know) about major concepts in matter and energy? Have you been wishin...

 

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Uncovering Student Ideas in Earth and Environmental Science: 32 New Formative Assessment Probes

If you’re new to formative assessment probes, you’ll love this timely addition to the bestselling Uncovering Student Ideas in Science series. Auth...

 

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Crosscutting Concepts: Strengthening Science and Engineering Learning

Maybe you have a good grasp of disciplinary core ideas and science and engineering practices—critical parts of the Next Generation Science Standards...

 

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Activities Linking Science With Math, K-4

Science does not exist in a vacuum and, therefore, shouldn’t be taught that way. In that spirit, Activities Linking Science With Math, K-4, is a han...

 

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Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 4: 25 New Formative Assessment Probes

Wouldn't it be helpful to know what your students' ideas are about a science concept before launching into a new lesson or unit? Uncovering Student Id...

 

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Teaching Science Through Trade Books

“‘What was your favorite book as a child?’ In more than 10 years of facilitating workshops, we have never heard anyone reply, ‘My fourth-grade...

 

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Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons, 3-5: Using Children’s Books to Inspire STEM Learning

"Teachers in our district have been fans of Picture-Perfect Science for years, and it’s made a huge impact on how they fit science into their school...

 

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Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons, Kindergarten, Expanded Edition: Using Children’s Books for Three-Dimensional Learning

There’s a lot to love about this newly expanded book in the Picture-Perfect Science series: You can combine STEM and reading through lively lessons ...

 

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Instructional Sequence Matters, Grades 3–5: Explore Before Explain

Instructional Sequence Matters, Grades 3–5 is a one-stop resource that will inspire you to reimagine how you teach science in elementary school. The...

 

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STEM Student Research Handbook

This comprehensive resource for STEM teachers and students, outlines the various stages of large-scale research projects, enabling teachers to coach t...

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