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New Science Teachers Resources


New science teachers includes educators who are in their first five years of teaching science.

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Discover the NGSS

Discover the NGSS: Primer and Unit Planner is an Interactive E-book* that offers a comprehensive introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards...

Interactive E-book

Uncovering Student Ideas in Primary Science, Volume 1: 25 New Formative Assessment Probes for Grades K–2

Winner of the Distinguished Achievement Award from PreK-12 Learning Group, Association of American Publishers! What ideas do young children bring t...

NSTA Press Book

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Blog Post

Teaching About How Scientists Work—With a Focus on Claims-Evidence-Reasoning

Reports Article

From the Field: Events and Opportunities, June 1, 2021

NSTA Press Book

Instructional Sequence Matters, Grades 9–12: Explore-Before-Explain in Physical Science

Instructional Sequence Matters, Grades 9–12 is the one-stop resource that will inspire you to reimagine your approach to high school physical scienc...


Journal Article

Teacher Spotlight: Roger Blevins

Journal Article

Peer-Led Team Learning as Educational Tool for First-Year Biology Students

This article reports the findings of the Peer-Led Team Learning (PLTL) model intervention study in an introductory biology course at a Puerto Rican pr...


Journal Article

Ectotherm ER: Frogs Under the Weather

Journal Article

Teacher Spotlight: Sean Crumley

Journal Article

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,...


Journal Article

Developing the Next Generation of Elementary Science Teachers

National science education documents emphasize new learning outcomes of elementary students; therefore, the preparation of elementary teachers should ...


Reports Article

From the Field: Events and Opportunities, December 15, 2020

Journal Article

Up To the Moon!

Journal Article

Teacher Spotlight: Daniel Delcher

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