John Hoopman

I teach 7/8th grade science.




Riverview Middle School

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Recent Posts by John

Thu Mar 29, 2012 7:17 PM in 2012 NSTA Conference-Indy Here We Come!
#nsta12 is the twitter hashtag you can search to follow tweets on the convention going on right now. Seems more for exhibitors to ply wares then interesting sessions, however, its a great way to stay current on interesting things to check out in the exhibitors hall.

Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:25 PM in 2012 NSTA Conference-Indy Here We Come!
I will be paying attention to the #nsta12 and using it to post shared links and interesting info. Would love to meet up with people that want to share what they picked up during the day, especially anyone at the research dissemination conference. See you down there.

Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:28 PM in Common Core State Standards & Science
Hi everyone, I'm looking for some advice on these common core standards in science that are supposed to be on their way sometime soon. I work for NASA and we're trying to find the best way to support teachers when it comes to the astronomy standards, but it's a little hard to know what standards we should be looking at supporting right now! Should we just sit tight and wait for the common ...

Recent Reviews by John

Fri Jan 06, 2012 1:23 PM
5 Between the Framework and the NGSS
Overview and Analysis of the Framework are great, but the best of this book is in the Suggested Action. The Suggested Actions are that bridge between the Framework and NGSS. It gives great ideas for the work that can be done to begin to take previous standards and integrate the practices, concepts, and ideas.

Recent Public Collections by John

Understanding Geologic Time

7 Resources

Understanding the scope of deep, geologic time.

Geologic Time
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History of Life on Earth
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Next Generation Science Standards
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The Second Dimension—Crosscutting Concepts: Understanding A Framework for K–12 Science Education
Type: Journal Article

The 21st Century/Web 2.0

13 Resources

Collecting tools and strategies to prepare students for the future and the skills that will be needed.

Blogs: Applications in Science Education
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Wonderful Wikis and Internet Forums
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