Joy Miller

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Recent Posts by Joy

Fri Dec 20, 2019 1:07 AM in Open and Guided Inquiry - Biodiversity
Hi Miriah!  I am a preservice teacher. For a life science class this last semester, my classmates and I underwent a research project based on biodiversity using Pokemon Go. While this was a semester long project, and we collected massive amounts of data, we have discussed possible ways to trim down the research substantially as well as make it technologically accessible to all students. I will...

Fri Dec 20, 2019 12:58 AM in Science Discussions
Hi Kennedy!  One thing that comes to mind is the use of "Claim, Evidence, & Reasoning" discussion. Using this as a model could help things stay on task. There are some helpful tips via STEMscopes.  Some discussion strategies that I gained from a conference breakout session with STEMscopes included tips for argumentation:  - student can only speak 3 times  - students must segue between t...

Fri Dec 20, 2019 12:38 AM in Teaching a Topic against one's belief
This is a topic that I am interested in learning more about, as well. I am a preservice educator, and therefore have not yet stepped into a classroom of my own. I think that one reason parents may be skeptical of particular science concepts (take climate change, for instance, or vaccines) is because of a greater mistrust of science based on more foundational concepts (like macroevolution). Hel...

Recent Public Collections by Joy

Informal Life Science
Type: Journal Article

Field Botany and Creative Writing: Where the Science of Writing Meets the Writing of Science
Type: Journal Article

Earth and Space

35 Resources

Outdoor Integration
Type: Journal Article

The Next Generation Science Standards and the Life Sciences
Type: Journal Article