Norman Lederman

Norman has not updated the personal profile information on this page. Please contact Norman and make this suggestion!

Have you updated your profile?

Become part of the NSTA professional learning community, sharing digital resources, ideas, and classroom strategies, and connect and learn about those with whom you are collaborating!

Updating your profile is easy to do and allows others to learn more about you as part of the NSTA community, just click the "My Profile" link located at top of this page and begin entering your information. This professional profile space serves as the destination where you can find your NSTA certificates, NSTA conference transcripts, online activity log, total activity points, and the NSTA badges that you have earned for your online work. We encourage you to add your photo or image and to update your "Notification Preferences" for community forums discussions.

Recent Posts by Norman

Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:48 PM in Teaching Controversial Topics in Science
Ruth, I never did quite answer your question about helping students recognize and evaluate the various aspects of inquiry in investigations. On e good resource is a book titled Students and Research (you can find the fourth edition on Amazon. [url=https://www.amazon.com/Students-Research-Strategies-Classrooms-Competitions/dp/0757519164/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1520372475&sr=1-2&keywords=...

Sat Mar 03, 2018 3:56 PM in Teaching Controversial Topics in Science
Ruth, A great place to start is the website from our department (MSED.IIT.EDU) Once on the site, click on Project ICAN and there will be numerous classroom tested activities. Some of these are stand-alone and some are embedded within the curriculum. There is also a book, edited by William McComas (publisjed by Kluwer). That book is being revised, but it won;t come out until the end of the year....

Sat Mar 03, 2018 2:42 PM in Teaching Controversial Topics in Science
Colleagues, I know that many questions were left unanswered during my presentation on Nature of Science and Controversial Issues. Please ask all your questions here. I promise that I will answer every question I receive within one day. Norm