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Developmentally Appropriate Standards: A Recommendation to Kellogg F.I.E.l.D School
Author(s):John, Lauren; John, Lauren
This paper analyzes current research and standards in science education, developmental capabilities for critical thinking, and non-traditional education settings. The purpose of this work is to create appropriately sequenced ...
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 ...
Development of a 5th Grade Ecology Unit about the Sagebrush Ecosystem Using Next Generation Science Standards, Place Based Education Principles, and English Language Learner Best Practices
Author(s):Fisher, Paige L.; Fisher, Paige L.
When developing science curriculum that incorporates the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), research has shown that it is important for teachers to adapt their units in order to provide context and meaning to what ...
Exploring the impact of Pura Vida on participant environmental behavior and engagement in Grand Teton National Park.
Author(s):Hofmann, Teddi; Hofmann, Teddi
Pura Vida is a program that aims to address the National Park Service vision to enhance stewardship and engagement by connecting Latino youth to Grand Teton National Park (GTNP). This study explores the impact of Pura Vida ...
Addressing Three-Dimensional Learning with Citizen Science Projects
Author(s):Lockwood, Meghan; Lockwood, Meghan
Citizen science, or the inclusion of non-professionals in scientific research, has been used for decades to increase scientific knowledge and involve citizens in problems affecting their communities. These projects can be ...
NGSS and Science Museums: How Learning Progressions Can Inform Field Trip Lesson Planning for Informal Science Centers
Author(s):Jablonski, Dorothy; Jablonski, Dorothy
Many states, including Wyoming, have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) or a very similar version of science standards. Research shows that in order to remain competitive in the field trip market, science ...
Informational Writing for Research Using Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards
Author(s):Litvinoff, Jamie; Litvinoff, Jamie
The adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) by many districts may leave teachers feeling overwhelmed and anxious about implementing the required standards. Through ...
Service, Science, and Standards: Using Restoration Service-Learning to Meet Science Standards
Author(s):Vogelheim, Charles W.; Vogelheim, Charles W.
Some organizations that conduct ecological restoration offer classrooms the opportunity to learn science concepts while working on ecological restoration projects through restoration service-learning (RSL) experiences. RSL ...
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 ...
Convergence of A Framework for K-12 Science Education and Place-Based Education, The
Author(s):Herrboldt, Micah S.; Herrboldt, Micah S.
The goal of this literature review was to look at what the literature says about place-based methods and how they relate to A Framework for K-12 Science Education (NRC 2012) as well as the Next Generation Science Standards ...