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  • Using Models to Teach Science

    Journal Article | November 2019

    in Argument From Evidence). One method to keep track of changes in thinking … d/1DzbOpfD3StCAOkU46ykN_scyO6ZrYYOg/view “Models and Modeling: An Introduction” from Ambitious … for Ambitious Science Teaching” from Ambitious Science Teaching group: https …

  • Using Models to Teach Science

    Journal Article | February 2020

    practices (e.g., Engaging in Argument From Evidence). One method to keep track … from using models to unpack their initial ideas to explain phenomena … to using evidence from observations, readings, and experiments to revise …

  • Model, Assess, Repeat!

    Journal Article | March 2020

    models. If a fifth grader draws and labels a food web, it’s a model. Right … p. 57). The key idea here is system. When creating a model, students should … they’re not yet making a model. But a food web drawing, with arrows and labels explaining …

  • SEP 2: Developing and Using Models

    Collection | March 2016

  • Using Storylines to Support Three-Dimensional Learning in Project-Based Science

    Journal Article | February 2019

    to expect in upcoming lessons. This both sets the stage for learning complex …

  • Integrating Engineering Design in Undergraduate Biology Using a Life Science Design Task

    Journal Article | November 2019

    This study examines the initial integration of engineering design in an introductory preservice elementary biology content course using a life science design task focused on composting.

  • Call for Papers: Science Scope

    Page | January 2020

    could be further from the truth, as science itself is a creative quest … structure, or the variation that results from genetic differences, students … inherited from parents and that variation of these traits exists in a group …

  • Three-Dimensional Classroom Assessment Tasks

    Journal Article | March 2019

    Practical advice from veteran teachers

  • Making Everyday Phenomena Phenomenal

    Journal Article | April 2020

    5-PS1-1.   Develop a model to describe … 5-LS2-1.   Develop a model to describe the movement of matter … and use local phenomena to develop NGSS-aligned instructional materials …

  • Teaching K–8 Teachers About Integrating Science and Engineering

    Journal Article | July 2020

    We examined the use of an engineering learning cycle (ELC) model and in a course for K–8 inservice teachers for two purposes. First, we were interested in how the ELC would support teachers’ science, mathematics, and…

  • Formative Assessment of English Language Proficiency in the Science Classroom

    Journal Article | July 2020

    SEP; “develop a model”), disciplinary core idea (DCI; “that light reflecting from … develop a lightbox model with features (object, eye, light source, and open … of the box and then develop models using drawings, symbols, and text. What’s inside the dark …

  • An Expanded Observe-Wonder-Learn

    Journal Article | March 2020

    Join us as we describe a model that starts from the basics … Claim Evidence Reasoning (CER), argument, or discourse that will drive … in building a bridge from the teacher-directed learning toward a student-driven …

  • Project G.R.O.W.

    Journal Article | August 2020

    topic. Successful collaborations between scientists and teachers come from … a shared passion, goal, or need. From the scientists’ perspective … for participating and a benefit from that participation. Finally …

  • Motion and Stability

    Journal Article | March 2019

    can plan and carry out their investigations to answer inquiry questions …

  • Call for Papers: Science and Children

    Page | January 2020

    Call for Papers: Science and Children Your 2000-word manuscript should describe a set of connected lessons or investigations that build an idea or content area. They should include assessments (pre-, post- and formative) as well as enough detail that another teacher could replicate the lessons in the…

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