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The Framework and NGSS – We’re more than halfway there

 
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The Framework And NGSS – We’re More Than Halfway There 11-12-2014

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Summary: Web Seminar Archive

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The Framework and NGSS - Were more than halfway there.pdf

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Summary: Web Seminar Presentation

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Expanding the 5E Model: A proposed 7E model emphasizes "transfer of learning" and the importance of eliciting prior understanding

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Summary: Research on how people learn and the incorporation of that research into lesson plans and curriculum demands that the highly successful 5E model be expanded to a 7E model. The 7E model proposes the addition of eliciting prior understanding and extending...

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Formative Assessment Probes: Talking About Shadows

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Summary: This column focuses on promoting learning through assessment. This month’s issue highlights shadow investigations that provide an ideal context for children to collect and analyze data used to recognize and explain predictable patterns of the Sun's apparent...

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Guest Editorial: Implementing NGSS Crosscutting Concepts: Opportunities for Elementary Teacher Contributions

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Summary: An opinion piece about the NGSS Crosscutting Concepts.

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Guest Editorial: The NGSS Case Studies: All Standards, All Students

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Summary: An opinion piece about case studies that explore how NGSS standards can be effectively applied in real classroom settings.

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Introduction To The NGSS

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Summary: The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) consists of a series of standards for grades kindergarten through 12. In rather straightforward terms, the NGSS has only two specific purposes beyond its broad vision for science education, namely...

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Nature of Light: Characteristics of Light

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object is the first of four Science Objects in the Nature of Light SciPack. It establishes...

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Summary: A converging lens bends all rays of light parallel to the principal axis (the axis of symmetry of the lens) in such a way that they converge at a single point referred to as the focus. The lens also takes the light emerging from one point and focuses...