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How Students Learn to Think Like Scientists: The Crosscutting Concepts piece of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
“Why should our students think that such different topics as ecosystems, motion, and weather are all ‘science,’"...
Tech Tools to Support the Home-School Connection
There’s no shortage of apps, programs and websites you could use to ease the challenges of connecting with students’ families.
Using Technology to Strengthen the Connection between Home and School
The research shows what teachers already instinctively know: parents’ involvement...
By incorporating read-aloud science books into their daily curriculum, educators “can increase science vocabulary, lower the abstract nature of scienc
How Will I Teach All This in One Year?
For educators unsure how they’ll find time to satisfy the demands of this year’s curriculum, Loriana Romano has some helpful advice...
Resources for Effective Integration of Ed Tech in Young Children’s Learning Environments
Finding Education in Educational Technology, an article by McManis and Susan Gunnewig summarizes dozens of studies of ed tech and includes an evaluati
How to Use Technology Appropriately for Educating Young Children
Lilla Dale McManis says it’s understandable that teachers of young children might resist the use of ed tech in their classrooms.
STEM + The Arts = STEAM
Some educators say what’s missing from the STEM curriculum is wonder, critique, inquiry, and innovation.
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