On Monday I made the trip to York to go to the science teach meet hosted by the University of York Science Education Group ( 231 more words
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If you are looking for clear evidence that a classroom, including your own, is on its way to becoming inquiry-based, NGSS aligned, and just plain supportive of students developing their science and engineering skills, ask yourself these questions… 911 more words
This is a new version of an earlier post from January 2015.
First, A Basic Lesson in Pseudoscientific Thinking
As a science teacher, a major focus in my courses is helping students design carefully controlled experiments that give them answers they can trust with a reasonable level of confidence. 3,249 more words
A few years ago, the National Science Teachers Association added a summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Forum to their slate of conferences. STEM is a hot topic in education, but I hadn’t been tempted to attend until I saw that it would be held in Denver this summer. 1,121 more words
Soon after I first met my Father-in-Law, Ted, I learned that one of his greatest pleasures in life was to ask a provocative question during a gathering of a thoughtful group of people and see what ensued. 3,964 more words