Tag: ngss

Nov 21

STEM Robotics with Faraday

This post was originally published on the CORELaborate blog! The culminating lesson of the first STEM Robotics 101 unit was quite enjoyable for me and for my students. This post will show how that engineering challenge aligned to the engineering standards. The Next Generation Science Standard (NGSS) for Engineering, MS-ETS1 – Engineering Design, has four …

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Nov 05

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are last week’s amazing blog posts! Check them out: Teaching the “Netflix Generation” #LT8keys | Thomas C. Murray The availability of content and the multitude of distribution platforms have grown exponentially in recent years. Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Ways to Use Comic Creation in Elementary School Classrooms This is a guest post from …

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Sep 26

The DOING of Science

This post was originally published at CORELaborate! I participated in a webinar recently as part of my work with the Olympic STEM Pathways Partnership or OSPP. We focused on the dimension of the Next Generation Science Standards or NGSS known as the Science and Engineering Practices or SEPs. One of the things we discussed is …

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Aug 20

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are more amazing links to great resources: oTranscribe tags:transcription audio tools transcribe otranscribe web 4 Ways of Building Safe Learning Environments for Your Students tags:ways building learning environments students safe 30 creative ways to use Padlet for teachers and students – BookWidgets tags:padlet strategies use class classroom student students 10 ways to create an …

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Aug 07

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are this week’s amazing resources! Check the out: Newsday: Vouchers Are a Failed Strategy | Diane Ravitch’s blog Peter Montgomery, a senior fellow at People for the American Way, published this overview of voucher research. The results are in, and they show that vouchers don’t help children learn more. The most recent studies find …

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Jun 27

Adopting a New Curriculum

This post was originally published at the WA CORELaborate website.   May 24 our Science Subject Area Committee (SAC) presented our plans for a new Science Curriculum Adoption. This is the third adoption in which I’ve played a role in the 20 years I’ve worked at Chimacum Middle School. I played a much bigger role …

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Jun 11

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are more amazing resources: Six Styles of Video Creation in Classrooms pdf tags:classroom video projects pdf 100 Practical Ways to Reverse Climate Change tags:ways reverse climate climate change change strategies environmental science 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today – EdSurge News https://t.co/hoe4FrzVPi EL Magazine on Twitter: …

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May 24

What About Robotics?

Originally published on the CORELaborate blog!   Earlier this school year I volunteered to be part of our district’s Science Subject Area Committee (SAC) to come up with recommendations to the school board for a grades 6 through 12 Science adoption of new NGSS curriculum. The team was made up of two high school Science …

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Apr 09

Diigo Links (weekly)

Amazing new resources for this past week: “Legends Of Learning” Is New Game-Based Site That Lets Teachers Create Free Virtual Classrooms | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… Legends of Learning is a new site that provides custom-built games organized by learning objectives. Teachers can create “playlists” they want their students to access and then …

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Apr 03

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are this week’s resources! 11 Apps to Learn with Poetry – Teacher Reboot Camp April is National Poetry month. Poetry is a great way to inspire your learners to be creative and imaginative with a topic. Writing poetry can be difficult for students, but the engaging apps below will help your students create and learn …

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