Argumentation helps scientists to understand the world around them. Also, it is a tool that we use in our everyday lives to improve our understanding of a subject. However, argumentation was absent in previous versions of the standards. Here is…
There are so many changes to be made with the shift to NGSS. And you can’t do it all at once. Here are 5 things that you can do to strategically start implementing the NGSS without getting totally overwhelmed.
You know that you should be using phenomena in your NGSS classroom. But what are phenomena? Where do you find it? What makes good phenomena? Get the answers to all of your questions here.
Do you know what an NGSS bundle is? If you aren’t sure, this is a great place to start. Get all of your questions about NGSS bundles answered.
Creating bundles is an important step in creating cohesive storylines. In fact, many consider it the first step in the process. Here are 5 tips for creating NGSS bundles. Here are five secrets that will help you create NGSS Bundles….
While the Scientific Method is a staple in many science classrooms, it doesn’t align with the NGSS.
In this post, I explain why I don’t use the scientific method in my classroom any more and why it doesn’t align. I also provide articles of support if you aren’t quite ready to give up the scientific method yet.
NGSS Evidence Statements provide answers to many of the questions that you have about the NGSS. Learn more in this post. What are the NGSS Evidence Statements? Before I found the Evidence Statements, I was pretty confused about the NGSS. …