NGSS: Starting With The Three Dimensions

I recently realized that I have been writing about the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in a very piece-meal fashion.  Honestly, I didn't realize how many teachers were just beginning…

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Using Science Stations In Your Classroom Routine

So we have covered why you should use science stations, and how to prepare for science stations - now let's take a look at actually using science stationsScience My use of station work evolved as my students…

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Making Detectives in Middle School: Engaging Students In A Science Mystery

Check out this problem-based teaching strategy to engage middle and high school students in their ecology unit and assess their understanding of ecology concepts. Students investigate clues to answer the question, "Where have all the tree frogs gone?" and construct an argument based on evidence. Learn how you can design a similar activity yourself in this post.

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Quick Guide: The 5E Model

Are you looking for a better way to sequence your lessons to improve student engagement and understanding? Have you heard of the 5E Model? Do you know how to use it? Read on to learn how the 5E model can help you create a more student-centered classroom.

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