A Research-Backed Science Curriculum

– [Allen-Sanchez] You need to find out which angle shows the largest increase in temperature. You need to design an…

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Garden-Based Learning: Engaging Students in Their Environment

>>Roshelle: All right, go ahead and walk. Look for those organic materials. You can look on the ground, in the…

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Community Partners: Making Student Learning Relevant

>>Ben: This is very well done.>>Student: Thank you.>>Ben: The recipe is a good one and you executed it properly.>>Brent: If…

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Collaborative Planning: Integrating Curriculum Across Subjects

>>Adam: Couple of little brief things. We have the agenda over there. Some things we wanted to bring up, and…

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Learning Problem Solving and Growth Mindset in a Makerspace

>>Linda: The best activities in classrooms develop a lot of skills at one time, both cognitive and social-emotional.>>As we talk…

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Building Formative Assessment into Game-Based Learning

>>Student: Playing games in school is helping me learn better than I ever had before in any other subject in…

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Innovative Teaching and Learning: Lessons from High Tech High’s Founding Principal

>>The essential elements I would list as several integrations. You’re integrating students across social class. As Thomas Jefferson said “The…

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Student-Centered Learning: Building Agency and Engagement

>>Student: So we’re testing if it’s soluble now. We’ll test conductivity, density, and then make a diamond table after.>>Brenda: I…

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Developing Independent Learners: Guiding Students to Be More Resourceful

>>Student: We saw a bunch of frost on everything, so this is a picture of the bench.>>Jordy: You’ve got your…

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Teaching Elementary Students the Magic of Math

>>Today is what date?>>Class: 10/04/05.>>Narrator: It begins in the first five minutes of first period.>>Teacher: What kind of a number…

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