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Learning Progression Resources

 

Learning progressions refer to a coherent progression of knowledge (and skills) from grade-band to grade-band, allowing for a dynamic process of building knowledge throughout a student’s K-12 scientific education.

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The NSTA Atlas of the Three Dimensions

New in 2020! Download and read a sample chapter from this book to learn more. A key aspect of learning in K–12 education is the idea that what stu...

NSTA Press Book

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...

NSTA Press Book

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Journal Article

Growing STEM Learning Opportunities With Agriculture
 

Blog Post

'Now It Looks Like a Moon:' Opportunities for Science and Math Talk During Play
 

Journal Article

Teaching Sciences With Impact Using the Lectorial Approach: Stimulating Active Learning

This article reports on students’ experiences of the lectorial approach that was implemented for health science students studying sciences at a So...

 

Journal Article

Identifying Differences in Learning Strategies by Demographics and Course Grade in a Community College Context

Metacognition and self-regulated learning are skills that contribute to student success, but few studies have examined these topics within a communi...

 

NSTA Press Book

The NSTA Atlas of the Three Dimensions

New in 2020! Download and read a sample chapter from this book to learn more. A key aspect of learning in K–12 education is the idea that what stu...

 

Journal Article

Nonideal Placement of Nonmajors in Biology Major and Allied Health Courses Results in Poor Performance and Higher Attrition Rates

Nonideal enrollment of nonbiology majors into biology majors courses serves as an impediment to academic success and negatively impacts rates of col...

 

Interactive E-book Kids

Geology on the Move

The Geology on the Move e-Book is an interactive book where learners study the geologic features of weathering and erosion by embarking on virtual ge...

 

Interactive E-book Kids

Peeking Inside Plants

In the Peeking Inside Plants eBook, learners explore plant structures (stems, leaves, flowers, roots, and fruit) in order to build an argument about h...

 

Blog Post

How PLCs Helped Move Us Toward Equitable High School Assessment Practices

My colleagues and I began using units intentionally designed for the NGSS for biology in early 2017. We started with a high-quality unit evaluated by ...

 

NSTA Press Book

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...

 

Interactive E-book Kids

Are They the Same?

This e-book is based on the natural phenomenon that any group of plants or animals will demonstrate individual variation that allows scientists to dis...

 

Interactive E-book Kids

Help Me Grow

Help Me Grow is an interactive book where readers enter a forest to see how four different animals raise their young. Interactivities and questions gu...

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