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Using Citizen Science to Support Social and Emotional Learning Needs During Covid-19 to Engage Students and Caregivers

Using Citizen Science to Support Social and Emotional Learning Needs During Covid-19 to Engage Students and Caregivers

As teachers, students and caregivers transition from in-person instruction to distance learning, hybrid learning, or a blend of both, many are struggling with how to develop a classroom culture that engages and inspires students as they develop an…
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Teaching Diversity with the Lives of Scientists

Teaching Diversity with the Lives of Scientists

Racial justice is a renewed cry in our society. Major organizations have pledged to make equity an integral part of their mission statement. In the Los Angeles Times, 6 October 2020, the owner, Patrick Soon-Shiong, wrote: “We are committed to change,…
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The Joy of the Cal Water H2O Challenge

The Joy of the Cal Water H2O Challenge

Brought to you by California Water Service and in conjunction with DoGoodery, the WestEd K-12 Alliance, and in partnership with CASE, the Cal Water H2O Challenge is a project-based, environmentally-focused classroom competition for grades 4-6. This…
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Increasing English and Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics on the California Assessment Through Science

Increasing English and Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics on the California Assessment Through Science

This study tested the theory that district use of STEMscopes increases district English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics proficiency through increases in science proficiency. Academic learning and achievement is often a synergistic process, with…
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WestEd Early Science Supplementary Program Opportunity

WestEd Early Science Supplementary Program Opportunity

Attention all first-grade teachers! Are you looking for ways to bring science back into your classroom this school year? Check out this spring 2021 opportunity to test out a new supplemental science program developed by Twin Cities Public Television…
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