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  • From Surviving to Thriving

    Journal Article | April 2020

    up with a plan to ensure they will both survive. We remind students that the main … plan for one person to guard the nest and one person to gather food … to allow students time to plan and design as they develop critical-thinking …

  • Arguing About a Chemical Change

    Journal Article | November 2019

    explanation, from the mass and temperature is less, the same, to more after … to construct knowledge from firsthand experiences with data. Research …

  • Call for Papers: Science Scope

    Page | January 2020

    environment. Concepts such as “how organisms obtain resources, how they change … such as “how organisms obtain resources, how they change their environment, how changing …

  • Using Models to Teach Science

    Journal Article | November 2019

  • Using Models to Teach Science

    Journal Article | February 2020

      How can we develop a model?  How can we use models in teaching science … How can we develop a model? While many things … with opportunities to understand what a model is, how to develop a model, and the role …

  • The Boxcar Challenge Unit

    Journal Article | February 2020

    practices to deepen their understanding of the kindergarten physical science … middle, and end of the unit from Mrs. Sullivan’s kindergarten classroom … however, the students had limited science lessons in kindergarten prior …

  • How to Design a Performance Task

    Journal Article | March 2019

    Follow a sequence of steps to develop an authentic performance task.

  • Shell Science Lab Regional Challenge Testimonials

    Page | March 2020

    Shell Science Lab Regional Challenge Testimonials LaConner High School – Todd Hinderman On behalf of LaConner High School and myself, we are truly grateful for the grant award money through the Shell Lab Science Challenge Regional competition. This award has allowed me to upgrade and purchase some very necessary and…

  • Arguing About a Chemical Change

    Journal Article | February 2020

    Use a sample ACT writing prompt in an explore-before-explain instructional sequence to a 9th-grade physical science class to promote student learning and demonstrate that mass is conserved in a chemical reaction

  • 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

  • Collaborative Assessments

    Journal Article | August 2020

    Out Investigations states: “Plan an investigation or test a design individually … be the plan throughout the academic year, or a teacher could announce …

  • The Teaching of Climate Science

    Position Statement | June 2020

    their teaching of scientific practices, and help them develop confidence to address … are the basis of scientific understanding. Belief systems develop from one's faith … their teaching of scientific practices, and help them develop confidence to address …

  • Teaching in the Coronavirus Era

    Reports Article | May 2020

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