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Curricula outline the scope of knowledge that students learn in a given subject area, and include a sequence of concepts and activities for learning. While standards outline goals of learning, a curriculum provides the means.

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Science Curriculum Topic Study: Bridging the Gap Between Three-Dimensional Standards, Research, and Practice, Second Edition

Scientific literacy for all students requires a deep understanding of the three dimensions of science education: disciplinary content, scientific and ...

NSTA Press Book

A Guide for Leading a Study Group on the Total Curriculum

The procedure outlined in this chapter is the next step in understanding the full array of what is in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and...

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Modifying Traditional Labs to Target Scientific Reasoning

This article showcases how a physics lab course was successfully redesigned to promote important reasoning abilities not explicitly addressed in the t...

 

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The Power of Practice

Critical thinking skills are sought after in the workforce and are often included in course, departmental, and programmatic learning objectives. ...

 

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Developing and Implementing a Campus-Wide Professional Development Program: Successes and Challenges

Gateways-ND is a 5-year, National Science Foundation–funded effort directed toward three goals: maximizing the instructional effectiveness of postse...

 

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Promoting STEM Persistence Through an Innovative Field Trip–Based First-Year Experience Course

At our small liberal arts college, we recently introduced a field trip–based course as a requirement for all first-year science majors. This course,...

 

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From the Field: Events and Opportunities, December 1, 2020
 

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From the Field: Events and Opportunities, November 10, 2020
 

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Freebies for Science Teachers, November 3, 2020
 

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Freebies for Science Teachers, September 22, 2020
 

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Equity Strategies: Community Hosts and Design Thinking in a Middle School Summer Camp
 

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Taking Action in STEM Learning
 

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Integrating Crosscutting Concepts into Science Instruction

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