Differentiating for Struggling Students in a Science Classroom

Differentiation Google Apps Lesson Planning Uncategorized

Yesterday, I posted on Instagram asking for questions that you had about differentiation.  The questions fell into two basic camps: How do you support struggling students and students with IEPs in a science classroom? How do you support students who aren’t being challenged by your regular curriculum? This post is designed to help you with …

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PhET Simulations: Models that Enhance Your Teaching Practice

Developing and Using Models NGSS Science and Engineering Practices

One of the Science and Engineering Practices that are are highlighted in the NGSS is Developing and Using Models.  According to the NGSS website models include diagrams, drawings, physical replicas, mathematical representations, analogies, and computer simulations. Modeling is a fantastic resource that is often underutilized in the science classroom.  While many teachers guide students in making a …

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