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Educational Lessons and Strategies for Wildlife Educators and Teachers at Animal-Associated Wildlife Centers
Author(s):Luhrmann, Anna; Luhrmann, Anna
Increasing industrialization and urbanization are causing a decreasing amount of non-urban wildlife interaction and nature experiences. Less contact with the natural world is potentially creating a lack of interest in the ...
Is This More Than a Field Trip? Exploring Memories of Teton Science Schools' Field Education Program
Author(s):Amen, Maryellen; Amen, Maryellen
For more than two decades, upper elementary students in one of the larger school districts in Wyoming have participated in Teton Science Schools' Field Education Program (TSS). During this time, the district has sent ...
Know Thyself: Using Student Self-Assessment to Increase Student Learning Outcomes
Author(s):Demore, Winsor; Demore, Winsor
Student assessment in the classroom is necessary to support student growth and increase students' content knowledge. Formative assessment, or assessment that helps guide instruction and learning, can take many forms. One ...
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 ...
Best Practices in Co-teaching Mathematics, Teacher Efficacy, and Teacher and Student Perceptions
Author(s):Rexroat-Frazier, Nanna M.; Rexroat-Frazier, Nanna M.
Students that qualify for special education services, with a learning disability in math, may receive these services through a variety of formats. Co-teaching is an instructional teaching model that provides an opportunity ...
Exploring Benefits And Pedagogical Considerations For Integrating Quantitative Literacy In Science At The Middle Level
Author(s):Curtis, Willow; Curtis, Willow
Face-to-Face Verbal Communication and Social Skills: The Link to Adolescent Learning
Author(s):Bell, Maggie; Bell, Maggie
The purpose of this project was to determine how adolescents learn, obtain appropriate methods of teaching that support academic success for adolescents, and outline basic teaching strategies to enhance communication and ...
Exploring the Impacts of Teton Science Schools' Field Education Programs on Visiting Teachers' Beliefs and Practices about Place-Based Education
Author(s):Thomsen, Julie; Thomsen, Julie
This study was conducted to explore the impacts of Teton Science Schools' field education programs on visiting teachers. It was conducted to specifically investigate the impacts on teachers' beliefs and practices about ...
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 ...
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 ...