Monthly Archives: July 2013

Reflections on my MITS 2013 Summer Experience

Over the past week I’ve been traveling to the Franklin Park Zoo, Waterworks Museum, and Learning by Design to participate in the face to face portion of my summer course through MITS, the Museum Institute for Teaching Science. Its been … Continue reading

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The Importance of Developing Persuasive Voices in the Science Classroom

Climate science, genetically modified foods, public health and safety concerns, all of these topics of public discourse have vast amounts of scientific research and documentation behind them, yet time and again the conversations around them are dominated by political pundits … Continue reading

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Evidence Behind Trade Books and Science Inquiry

Last month I wrote a blog post about my new favorite book for baby showers and the value of supporting science practice through children’s literature. As if recognizing my desire for more evidence to support this claim, my summer science … Continue reading

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