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The Learning Portal: Hundreds of Free Digital Activities Using Models and Probes The Innovative Technology in Science Inquiry (ITSI) project is a learning portal with hundreds of free,…
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Using Effective Science Curriculum An effective curriculum helps you support students' science learning, understanding, and achievement. But what does "effective" mean? This video gives you…
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Coherence in Science Instruction
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Modifying A Core Curriculum No one curriculum can meet the needs of all students and teachers. This video describes why a teacher might want to modify a curriculum and how he or she would go…
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Why a Digital Teacher Guide? Inquiry-based educative curricula and teachers who use these curricula as intended are major factors in achieving successful student learning outcomes in science.…
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Graphing Research on Inquiry with Data in Science (GRIDS) Curricular Units Three middle school science curricular units on the topics of genetics, ocean biodiversity & discourse, and solar…
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Measuring Pedagogy and the Integration of Engineering Design in STEM Classrooms The present study examined changes in high school biology and technology education pedagogy during the first…
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Integrating a Space for Teacher Interaction into an Educative Curriculum: Design Principles and Teachers' Use of the iPlan Tool Implementation of reform curricula requires teachers to…
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Validating a Model for Assessing Science Teacher’s Adaptive Expertise with Computer-Supported Complex Systems Curricula and Its Relationship to Student Learning Outcomes The success of the…
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Qualitative graphing in an authentic inquiry context: How construction and critique help middle school students to reason about cancer Inquiry instruction often neglects graphing. It gives…
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Rhizome and Seasonal Storyline for Field-based Science This tool, Rhizome, contains three foundational pillars: complex socio-ecological systems, nature-culture relations, and field-based…
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Socio-Ecological Histories of Place Teaching Tool This resource serves as a guide for how to use Histories of Place in planning and instruction. Socio-Ecological…
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Socio-Ecological Scales of Time This graphic is designed to support students, teachers, and families in thinking across timescales to understand socio-ecological relationships to place across…
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The Impact of High School Life Science Teachers’ Subject Matter Knowledge and Knowledge of Student Misconceptions on Students’ Learning One of the foundational assumptions in education is that…
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PhET Interactive Simulations Collection of 158 free interactive math and science simulations from University of Colorado Boulder. Engage students in math and science practices, and virtual…
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Exploring Infectious Diseases This site provides an engaging and scientifically accurate set of instructional materials and resources aimed at deepening high school students’ understanding of…
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WISE: Web-based Inquiry Science Environment Web-Based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE)All WISE units are research-tested and aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards. Each unit is…
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The Joys of Teaching Ecology in K–12 and Informal Settings Esposito, R. M. M, Harris, C., Berkowitz, A. R., & Pregnal, M. (2019). The joys of teaching ecology in K-12 and informal settings…
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Encouraging Collaboration and Building Community in Online Asynchronous Professional Development: Designing for Social Capital This research investigates a design and development approach to…
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COVID-19 Curriculum Materials This resource presents a curricular module for high school biology classes related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The module is made up of 8 lessons that will likely…
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Evolution: DNA and the Unity of Life "Evolution: DNA and the Unity of Life" is an eight-week, comprehensive curriculum unit that sharply illuminates the underlying role of genetics in…
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Connected Biology Connected Biology provides a sequence of lessons for high school biology that fosters integrated learning of genetics and evolution. This novel curriculum is aligned with…
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InquirySpace Investigations A set of NGSS-aligned investigations for each discipline (physics, chemistry, biology) designed to introduce and scaffold engagement in science practices and build…
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AiMs Modeling Curriculum The Deep Structure Modeling (DSM) project addresses the pressing need to more effectively organize science teaching and learning around “big ideas” that run through…
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Newcomer Emergent Bilingual Students’ Meaning-Making in Urban Biology Classrooms: A Communities of Practice Perspective This study investigated how newcomer emergent bilinguals made meaning in…
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Increasing Engagement during Online Learning through the Use of Interactive Slides It is difficult in asynchronous online instruction to keep students engaged and motivated. The rapid and…
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Innovator Interview: Steve Roderick The Concord Consortium. (2021). Innovator Interview: Steve Roderick. @Concord, 25(1), 15. https://concord.org/newsletter/2021-…
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Understanding Students' Sense-Making Processes When Faced with Unexpected Data: A Case Study in High School Biology Examining a lesson in a high school biology unit that utilized noisy…
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Can Dynamic Visualizations Improve Middle School Students’ Understanding of Energy in Photosynthesis? Ryoo, K. & Linn, M.C. (2012). Can Dynamic Visualizations Improve Middle School…
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Bioinformatics: Learning by Doing DRK12-10 Poster4_0.ppt
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Change Thinking for Global Science: Fostering and Evaluating Inquiry Thinking About the Ecological Impacts of Climate Change Project Summary During the lifetimes of our current middle and high…
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Cyber-enabled Learning: Digital Natives in Integrated Scientific Inquiry Classrooms http://cadrek12.org/sites/default/files/Campbell-Wang-Hsu%202010%20PI%20Meeting…
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Geniverse/NextBio Proposal The proposal for the Geniverse project. This project was proposed as NextBio; the name was subsequently changed to Geniverse. http://…
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Science in Global Issues: An Integrated High School Science Course (Nagle) http://cadrek12.org/sites/default/files/Nagle_SGI_NSF_Poster2009.pdf
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A Conceptual Framework for Organizing Active Learning Experiences in Biology Instruction http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10956-011-9338-8
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A Drake's Tale: Genetics Software Gets a Lift from Gaming http://concord.org/publications/newsletter/2012-spring/drakes-tale
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Content Sequencing in Foundation Science Content Sequencing_short text_01162013final.pdf
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Why Formative Assessment? Why form Assessment_LE 2_5 14 13.pdf Why form Assessment_LE 3_1 16 13.pdf Why form Assessment_LE 4_5 14 13.pdf…