10 How to Teach for Student Discovery

March 30, 2021

Back in Episode 2, Erin and Nicole discussed using a student-led approach in your classroom. In a student led environment, student should learn through discovery. In this episode, Nicole explains how to teach for student discovery in an NGSS aligned…

Science Extension Activities with Purpose

February 2, 2021

In this episode, Nicole and Erin explain how to create meaningful science extension activities in your classroom. Often, these activities also referred to as elaborate activities when using the 5e model. The purpose of these activities is to deepen student…

How to Teach Science Vocabulary

January 18, 2021

In this episode, Nicole VanTassel shares an exclusive training on teaching science vocabulary in your NGSS classroom – staying true to exploration and discovery while still supporting vocabulary acquisition. Traditional Science Vocabulary Instruction Before NGSS Traditionally, teachers provide vocabulary lessons…