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All Means ALL

My colleagues and I have been working with a lot of teachers who are in the early stages of NGSS implementation. Once instruction begins to shift, there are some fascinating student reactions. Students typically become highly engaged very quickly and…
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Making Time for Science: All Science Wednesdays

Science Wednesdays started because I felt like I never had enough time to get to science. I am a third-grade teacher and, while I aim to teach all content areas, it seemed like science was put on the back burner for so long that it rarely was given…
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NGSS Curriculum in SFUSD - Lessons Learned

Over the past four years, I’ve been working to create and implement an NGSS curriculum for 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade.
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Approaches to Argumentation in Science

Early in the twentieth century before the dawn of the modern synthesis, there were two camps in the science of inheritance; the Mendelian camp claimed ancestral heredity occurred through discontinuous change, and the Darwinian camp claimed that…
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