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Taking the Measure

What did we find? That was the question that Sumner Memorial High School Students began to answer this past week as they analyzed the samples that they helped collect from John Small Cove on October 27. 2,434 more words

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Making Learning Visual

For those of us that are teaching science using the NGSS, we know the importance of students creating and using models. I’ve recently been using them in place of (or at least in addition to) taking notes. 792 more words

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Bringing Authentic Science to Schools

Schoodic Institute uses the word “authentic” in its work with Sumner Memorial High School to describe science learning that addresses real problems and needs, where people outside the school want the data that the students collect. 852 more words

Science Teaching

Science, Community, and Clams

It would be great if students had a chance to do science that matters. It would be great if students had first-hand experience with the work and concerns of their communities. 1,337 more words

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Launch of my new podcast: This World of Humans

Hello friends! I am happy to announce that I am now launching a new science podcast entitled, “This World of Humans.” TWOH will feature new discoveries in the areas of life and social science with an interview with the lead scientist and other guests. 119 more words

Launch of My New Podcast: This World of Humans

Hello subscribers of The Human Evolution Blog. I am happy to announce that I am now launching a new science podcast entitled, “This World of Humans.” TWOH will feature new discoveries in the areas of life and social science with an interview with the lead scientist and other guests. 122 more words

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Whole Class Feedback

This year as a department we have taken a new approach to marking and providing feedback to students, in the form of ‘whole class feedback’. Rather than spending hours marking a class set of books, teachers read through individual students books, and record thoughts and comments on one central ‘marking sheet’. 858 more words

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