8: How to Really Use The 5E Model

July 7, 2020

In this episode, Nicole answers Erin’s questions about using the 5E model to plan NGSS aligned lessons. Erin admits that she struggles with following through with 5E lesson plans and seeks Nicole’s advice. Nicole regularly usES the 5E model to…

S1 E7 How You Can Incorporate Phenomena

July 6, 2020

The use of phenomena is one of the biggest shifts that has come with the implementation of the NGSS. During this episode, Erin discusses the significance of phenomena in an NGSS aligned classroom. Also, she distinguishes between anchoring and investigative…

4: How You Know It’s Not NGSS

June 29, 2020

So many activities are labeled as NGSS aligned. But how do you know if it is really aligned? In this episode, Nicole and Erin discuss how you know it’s not NGSS. Introduction (0:00) Nicole and Erin welcome their listeners to…