Use the NSTA Learning Center as your online platform when developing professional learning experiences for teachers of science.

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Use the NSTA Learning Center as your online textbook when teaching science pre-service teachers.

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Oct 24, 2018


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Gravity and Orbits
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SciGuides are Life Savers!

by Naomi Beverly (Marietta, GA)
SciGuides are really fantastic. If I am ever asked to teach about Mars, I can be confident knowing I'll have A Close-Up Look at the Red Planet SciGuide to go to for lesson plans, simulations, and web-based resources. I'll be able to create outstanding lesson...

Archive: Science Methods Professors: Use NSTA to Enhance and Extend Your Pre-service Teachers’ Content and Pedagogical Knowledge, August 8, 2018

This web seminar took place on August 8, 2018, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. The presenter was Flavio Mendez, Assistant Executive Director, NSTA Learning Center. Thanks to the participants and the presenter for the learning opportunity, the interactions, and a job well done!

Program Abstract

Hundreds of science education professors are using NSTA resources and the NSTA Learning Center as their online textbook resulting in thousands of pre-service teachers each year engaging with the Association’s digital assets to enhance their content and pedagogical knowledge. In the NSTA Learning Center pre-service teachers can:

  • Build a library of resources to enhance their content and pedagogical knowledge
  • Converse/collaborate online with professional science teachers
  • Upload their original work to their library for future use and/or documentation of work completed
  • Create and share collections of resources with classmates and other Learning Center users
  • Establish a professional persona and experience the benefits of professional lifelong learning
    • Please visit the main web page of this program to see the description and find links to the biographical information about the presenter(s).

Journal Article
Teaching Through Trade Books: Biological Diversity: In the Present and in the Past

By: Christine Anne Royce
Science and Children

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