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What Close Reading Actually Means

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by Grant Wiggins, Ed.D, Authentic Education
On May 26, 2015, Grant Wiggins passed away. Grant was tremendously influential on TeachThought’s approach to education, and we were lucky enough for him to contribute his content to our site.
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Important strategy for implementing NGSS and CCSS ELA for science and technical areas

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3 Lasting Lessons For Teachers From Grant Wiggins

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3 Lasting Lessons For Teachers From Grant Wiggins
by Jay McTighe
Ed note: If you’re interested in hearing a (podcast) conversation between Jay McTighe and Grant’s wife, Denise Wilbur, along with ASCD Faculty member Donnell Gregory, head over to ASCD.
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The US is still learning how to teach kids about science

The US is still learning how to teach kids about science | NGSS Resources | Scoop.it
The NGSS get criticized for not enough science; blocked for the science they have.
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Lawrence Hall of Science-Argumentation is Interactive

Part of a series of 24 videos designed to support teachers adopting the Next Generation Science Standards. Winner of a National Science Foundation ...
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The Next Generation Science Standards in Action: New Teacher Videos - Education Week (subscription) (blog)

The Next Generation Science Standards in Action: New Teacher Videos Education Week (subscription) (blog) The Next Generation Science Standards have three "dimensions"—cross-cutting concepts, scientific and engineering practices, and disciplinary...
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Using Crosscutting Concepts to Analyze Roller Coaster Data

Using Crosscutting Concepts to Analyze Roller Coaster Data | NGSS Resources | Scoop.it
The 'unsung heroes' of the NGSS are Crosscutting Concepts, because they connect various disciplines. Students will use patterns, structure and function, and cause and effect relationships to make connections between energy and roller coaster designs.
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National STEM Centre Search

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The National STEM Centre eLibrary enables you to search thousands of teaching resources for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects.
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Terrific resource from the UK! 

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

Inquiry-Based Learning: The Power of Asking the Right Questions | NGSS Resources | Scoop.it
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

A Student Maker and the Birth of a Startup | NGSS Resources | Scoop.it
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

Free K-2 Earth Environmental Education Curriculum Now Available | NGSS Resources | Scoop.it
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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How People Learn: An Evidence-Based Approach

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Deans for Impact believes that teacher educators should focus on how students acquire and retain information to help them build their critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
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It's Time to Add Global Warming to Our Kids' Curriculum - Huffington Post

Speaking on the South Lawn of the White House, Pope Francis delivered a warning and challenge to the American people: "Climate change is a problem which can no longer be left to a future generation." As the father of a 4-year-old girl, this message...
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Teaching the Truth About Climate Change - New York Times

Teaching the Truth About Climate Change - New York Times | NGSS Resources | Scoop.it
Children need to understand how changes to the climate have come about, how to mitigate them and how to prevent further damage.
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Lawrence Hall of Science-Argumentation Overview

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NGSS Accelerated Pathways | Next Generation Science Standards

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NGSS Accelerated Pathways | Next Generation Science Standards http://t.co/6CcofSzVGO
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Visionlearning.com

Visionlearning.com | NGSS Resources | Scoop.it

Are you looking for an established resource for educational content in science that is grounded in best practices of how people learn while still being concise and freely available?

Then you've found it with Visionlearning. Our materials, targeted to both students and educators, make peer-reviewed, bilingual content freely available. Visionlearning modules explore specific STEM concepts and examine how we have come to understand them, the people who have contributed to our understanding, and the ongoing research that builds our scientific knowledge.

With Visionlearning, you can:Teach and learn across scientific disciplinesCreate a personalized collection of materials for sharing or teaching a courseLearn about and explore common misconceptions in scienceExpand your scientific vocabulary
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Excellent resource for disciplines, interdisciplinary work, data analysis, and more!

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Inquiry-Based Learning in the Science Classroom

Inquiry-Based Learning in the Science Classroom | NGSS Resources | Scoop.it
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

Less Tech, More Talk: Moving To A Discussion-Based Classroom | NGSS Resources | Scoop.it
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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