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NGSS as Maine's Science Standards? It's Not So Simple.

Many educators feel that the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) should become Maine’s science standards. There is no question that the NGSS have already had a positive impact on science instruction across Maine. 3,078 more words

Science Teaching

Design of Middle and High School Citizen Science Programs

I have been invited by a National Academy of Science committee to share some of what we have learned at the Schoodic Institute in more than 10 years of designing and implementing citizen science programs in schools. 2,866 more words

Science Teaching

Collaborative Learning in the Classrooms

“Collaborative Learning” is an umbrella term for a variety of educational approaches involving joint intellectual effort by students, or students and teachers together.  Usually, students are working in groups of two or more, mutually searching for understanding, solutions, or meanings, or creating a product (Smith and MacGregor, 1992). 1,008 more words

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Education:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.S. in Secondary English Education (Anticipated December 2017)
B.A. Global Studies (Anticipated December 2017)
Minors: Asian Studies and Japanese
GPA: 3.861… 423 more words

Instructional Practice