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Science in the Literacy Block
By Kimberly Lott and Sarah Clark
Early Childhood Elementary Biology Earth & Space Science Interdisciplinary Literacy NGSS Teaching Strategies
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Science and Children—November/December 2020
Volume 58, Number 2
Earth and Space Science for Young Learners
Science and Children—September/October 2020
Volume 58, Number 1
Beyond the Field Trip
Early Childhood Elementary
Science and Children—July/August 2020
Volume 57, No. 9
Science and Children—April/May 2020
Environmental Health Literacy
Volume 57, No. 8
Science and Children—March 2020
Volume 57, Number 7
Science and Children—February 2020
Volume 57, Number 6...
Science and Children—January 2020
Volume 57, Number 5
This month we take a look at ideas for exploring science and engineering at home. Helping families create a culture of curios...
Science and Children—November/December 2019
When we listen to student conversations, we have a window into their thinking, and knowing what students think can help determine their needs and adva...
Science and Children—October 2019
Preschool and early childhood elementary students are constantly faced with inherent problems to solve in their daily lives. In this issue of Science ...
Science and Children—September 2019
Learning is not a one-size-fits-all approach. Yet differentiation can feel overwhelming and insurmountable in terms of how to address each child’s n...
Science and Children—August 2019
Teachers often rely on making connections to other subject areas to enhance
or enrich science learning experiences. The features and columns found in...
Science and Children—July 2019
When formative assessment is part of pedagogy, teaching and learning canbecome more meaningful, differentiated, and authentic. This month’s issue of...
Science and Children—April/May 2019
Even the most exquisitely designed science kit will fall short. The articles in this
month’s issue of Science and Children transcend cookbook-type ...
Science and Children—March 2019
The kid-friendly topic of Motion and Stability allows students to make predictions, carry out investigations, and make claims supported by evidence. S...
Science and Children—February 2019
In classrooms today, elementary teachers work tirelessly to fit STEM into an already jammed, packed day. This month’s focus on STEM offers ideas for...
Science and Children—January 2019
The concept of problem-based learning has been vigorously applied in the classroom
and touted as a panacea to the traditional curriculum. This month,...
Science and Children February 2013