William Veal

I am a science educator. I teach preservice science methods to elementary and middle school candidates. I also consult and help middle school science teachers in urban schools. In the summer I teach chemistry.




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Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:03 AM in CAEP accreditation?
Yes, you can use the Learning Center for both 6a and 6b. 6a asks for students to maintain their science content knowledge. You can have the students go through and learn more content with pre- and posttests and then have them reflect on their learning and speak to the content learned. 6b focuses on science pedagogy. Using forums and discussions with other teachers, the candidates can reflect on ho...

Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:14 AM in They're Here! Some Sample Tasks from NGSS for middle and High school
I think these are great. I have been working with teachers and Preservice teachers, and these tasks represent the intent that I had conceptualized. Teachers now have case studies that use data and data sets to answer and explore content. I look at these assessments tasks as lesson activities. I take the idea, case, and data and make it into a lesson plan with some added items to complete the 5- E ...

Fri Jan 23, 2015 12:20 PM in NGSS and IB
Is there a network for teachers who are implementing NGSS but have or will teach the International Baccalaureate diploma program? How are you all changing or altering your IB instruction or curriculum to integrate the NGSS?