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Curriculum Alignment and Science and Engineering Practices in the Classroom
Author(s):Davis, Victoria L.; Davis, Victoria L.
The release of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in 2013 introduced educators to the three dimensions of science literacy, which are the (a) Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), (b) Cross-Cutting Concepts (CCCs), and ...
Developing a Framework for Assessing Students' Understanding of Groundwater
Author(s):Spencer, Julia; Spencer, Julia
Groundwater is an important part of the Earth's hydrologic system. The Next Generation Science Standards ask middle school students to incorporate groundwater into a model of resource distribution that requires an understanding ...
Impact of Teacher Beliefs on Integrated Unit Design, The
Author(s):Lopez, Amanda J.; Lopez, Amanda J.
Teacher beliefs are personal constructs that develop over a lifetime and are influenced by a teacher's personal experiences, experience with schooling and instruction, and experience with formal knowledge. A teacher's ...
Arapaho Mathematics: The Symmetry of the Symbols
Author(s):Moss-Redman, Iva; Moss-Redman, Iva
This paper is about teaching a mathematic concept of symmetry in middle school on the Wind River Indian reservation. These were students I taught throughout the course of the school year 2013-2014 and each of them had ...
Role of Secondary STEM Teacher Professional Development in Integrating Critical Thinking Skills Through Teacher Perception and Classroom Observation, The
Author(s):Inouye, Martha; Inouye, Martha
Following the adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), drastic shifts in science teaching will be necessary to meet the standards. Because critical thinking skills are an underlying component of the NGSS, ...