I first ran across the terms “unobservable scales” and “unobservable mechanisms” early in my NGSS journey. I had no idea what these were. Unfortunately, a Google search didn’t provide any answers. Read this post to find out what the terms…
When I started teaching to meet the intent of the NGSS, my students struggled with creating models. Over time, I have learned how to help my students make better models. Here are five ways to improve your student’s NGSS models….
You may have read a previous post about why I am not using the Scientific Method in my classroom anymore. So, how are you supposed to start the school year in an NGSS aligned classroom? Keep reading to find out….
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.