Monthly Archives: May 2014

Promoting the Practice of Asking Questions

This Thursday evening’s #NGSSChat centered around Practice #1 from the NGSS Science and Engineering Practices dimension: “Asking Questions and Defining Problems.” Many of my colleagues shared some important thoughts, ideas, and suggestions that we all need to be kept mindful … Continue reading

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Flipping the ‘Switch’ to NGSS: Growing a Science-Embracing Staff

I’ve recently been rereading Switch by Chip and Dan Heath to help me gain insight on how to best guide my district through the shift toward the NGSS-esque performance expectations recently drafted by Massachusetts and widely expected to be adopted … Continue reading

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PD: Exploring Science Notebooking

A science journal from Kindergarten teacher, Adrienne Levesque’s classroom For our final professional development day of the year the Science Curriculum Council explored an NSTA article from the November 2011 issue of Science & Children titled, “T’was the Start of … Continue reading

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