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27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding

27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding | NGSS Resources | Scoop.it
27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding Checking for understanding is the foundation of teaching. Whether you’re using formative assessment for data to personalize learning within a unit, or more summative data to refine a...
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Inquiry-Based Learning in the Science Classroom

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Beginning with a central question and driven by curiosity and personal passions, science students at Casey Middle seek answers through research, experimentation, and data analysis.
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Less Tech, More Talk: Moving To A Discussion-Based Classroom

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Less Tech, More Talk: Moving To A Discussion-Based Classroom
by Emily Long
Sometimes I feel like the integration of new technology in the classroom is being pushed on me from all sides.
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Classroom discourse is essential for learning!

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Writing Is Still How We Communicate

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Writing Is Still How We Communicate
by Terry Heick
Among the biggest changes the Common Core Standards require is the shift in the burden of general literacy.
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Practice 8 - of critical importance.

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NGSS with Brett Moulding Pt 2

Brett Moulding presents the Next Generation Science Standards at the DC STEM Network's training for STEM Ambassadors at the Carnegie Institution for ...
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NGSS with Brett Moulding Pt 3

Brett Moulding presents the Next Generation Science Standards at the DC STEM Network's training for STEM Ambassadors at the Carnegie Institution for ...
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September 2015: The Next Generation Science Standards

Authors Cindy Workosky and Ted Willard introduce the article “Answers to Teachers' Questions About the Next Generation Science Standards” from the ...
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Growth Mindset: How to Normalize Mistake Making and Struggle in Class

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We hear a lot about how students need space to fail when learning, but how can teachers make their classrooms feel safe enough for that kind of risk? Take a peek inside East Palo Alto Charter School.
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Part of how scientists and engineers make progress.

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Next Generation Science Standards: The Syllabus for Educators - Education World

Next Generation Science Standards: The Syllabus for Educators - Education World | NGSS Resources | Scoop.it
The Next Generation Science Standards have been implemented to set the bar high for science teachers.
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Some useful ideas for sharing with skeptics.

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10 Back-To-School Tips For Teachers Using Google Docs

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10 Back-To-School Tips For Teachers Using Google Docs by Brooks Hocog, The Google Docs Team Collaborate with colleagues Use Docs to collaborate with your colleagues on joint lesson plans or training materials in real-time, and to create shared...
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Great for student collaboration, too.
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Illinois Promises Test Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards for 2016

Illinois Promises Test Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards for 2016 | NGSS Resources | Scoop.it
Next year, Illinois students in 5th, 8th, and 10th grades will take an online exam aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards.
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Napoleon's Buttons

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Most historians believe this explanation of Napoleon's defeat to be unlikely, but this theory demonstrates the extent to which everyday elements and molecules and their properties could affect and change the course of history. Napoleon's Button's explores 17 molecules that had a vast and profound effect on history.(Le Couteur & Burreson 1-19)

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Blog contains a summary of each chapter. Chapters provide great chemical phenomena to utilize chemistry to understand.

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Home - www.TeachEngineering.org

Home - www.TeachEngineering.org | NGSS Resources | Scoop.it
Standards-aligned engineering lessons and hands-on activities
for use in science, engineering, and math classrooms.
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Lots of ideas for all grade levels. Currently, in the process of aligning lessons to NGSS.

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Google Spotlights 20 Student Science Fair Finalists

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20 teens and their brightest STEM concepts come to life in the latest Google Science Fair. 
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Wow! What a range of wonderful projects!

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Inquiry-Based Learning: The Power of Asking the Right Questions

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An inquiry-based curriculum requires both planning and flexibility, as well as a teacher knowing the students well enough to anticipate their interests and limits.
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A Student Maker and the Birth of a Startup

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A reluctant middle school student responded to a summer maker challenge and ended up demonstrating his sports training product prototype at a White House tech innovation fair.
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You never know what will flip the switch for a student!

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Free K-2 Earth Environmental Education Curriculum Now Available

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Free K-2 Earth Environmental Education Curriculum Now Available by TeachThought Staff From a Press Release The Think Earth Environmental Education Foundation, a leading non-profit provider of environmental education for primary and secondary...
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Check carefully for NGSS alignment.

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NGSS with Brett Moulding Pt 1

Brett Moulding presents the Next Generation Science Standards at the DC STEM Network's training for STEM Ambassadors at the Carnegie Institution for ...
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Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards 6 Key Considerations

In one hour we'll discuss these six vital areas to consider when implementing the next generation science standards in your school: Standards Alignment NGSS ...
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Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events

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Unlimited access to hundreds of leveled news articles and Common Core–aligned quizzes, with new articles every day.
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Excellent resource for Lexiled leveled reads.

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30 Universal Strategies For Learning

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30 Universal Strategies For Learning
by Terry Heick
As teachers, we’re all trying to better understand how people learn–not now they’re taught in terms of teaching strategies, but more so learning strategies–only not really strategies.
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Wow, NGSS fosters all of these!

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21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom

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21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom
by Lynn Usrey
Every teacher wants to be able to make his or her classroom environment the optimum place for learning, interacting and engaging.
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Many of these tools support effective implementation of the NGSS.
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Fostering Student Questions: Strategies for Inquiry-Based Learning

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Consider using at least one of these protocols -- QFT, Chalk Talk, Say Something, or the Harkness Discussion -- to foster student inquiry.
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Five-Minute Film Festival: Classroom Resources for Physics Teachers

Five-Minute Film Festival: Classroom Resources for Physics Teachers | NGSS Resources | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered how the world around you works? Physics can tell you! Check out these ten YouTube creators who are making videos all about the physical world.
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Learning in Progress: NGSS Multimedia Resources FTIS PD Days 2015

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Terrific collection of resources and ideas to support NGSS implementation.

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NGSS Michigan

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Resources Developed by the Michigan NGSS External Review Team Additional Resources Recommended by the Michigan NGSS External Review Team NGSS MI includes resources developed in support of NGSS...
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Nice collection of resources for using to implement NGSS.

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