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Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in science.

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Computer-Based IMs for Science

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Is it too soon to think about the First Day of School?

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Are Graduate Degrees a Thing of the Past?

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How the Maker Movement Connects Students to Engineering and Tech

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The furor over the Common Core

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PBL Course Development: Collaboration Among Colleagues

Biology teacher Jayesh Rao continues Sammamish High School's blog series about the seven key elements for integrating PBL with a reflection on the experience of collaborating with his colleagues to develop new courses.

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"How Do I Teach This?" vs. "What Did We Learn?"

Teacher and blogger Shawn Cornally suggests that we should let student motivation become a factor in determining curriculum.

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Teaching and the Environmental Crisis: Resources and Models

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips looks at the resources and models available for engaging students in meaningful lessons about a wide range of environmental crises.

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Passion-Based Learning

Science evangelist Ainissa Ramirez advocates passion-based learning as the best possible way to bring out students' inner geeks and make the subject matter personally meaningful to them.

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Including Student Voice

Science teacher and curriculum coach Bill Palmer continues Sammamish High School's blog series about the seven key elements for integrating PBL with an examination of Student Voice.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Celebrate World Water Day

How do you teach your students about water? Here's a list of videos to make learning about environmental issues, water conservation, and the biology of water fun.

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Re-Imagining the Comprehensive High School

High school teacher Adrienne Curtis Dickinson launches Sammamish High School's blog series about the seven key elements for integrating PBL across disciplines, grades and courses.

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Early-Childhood Education Takes to the Outdoors

Kids in Waldkindergarten, also known as forest kindergarten, are building fires and braving the snow. And they're all the better for it.

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PBL and STEAM Education: A Natural Fit

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller looks at the enhanced possibilities of using 21st century skills to engage students with real-world challenges through combining the pedagogical model of PBL with the rich content area of STEAM.

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Creativity is the Secret Sauce in STEM

Science evangelist and Edutopia blogger Ainissa Ramirez turns STEM into STEAM through the amazing, artistic secret sauce of creativity.

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The Minecraft Cell: Biology Meets Game-Based Learning

Guest blogger Dan Bloom describes how he used Minecraft to reimagine one of his ninth grade biology labs, and offers four steps toward incorporating the game into any curriculum.

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Project-Based Learning Research Review: Best Practices Across Disciplines

What does project-based learning look like in math, science, or economics? On this page you'll find concrete examples of successful projects in specific subjects.

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Eight Classroom Resources to Help Teach About Hurricane Sandy

Edutopia's editorial assistant shares some great primary sources for helping kids understand the forces behind hurricanes and other natural disasters.

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Technology Integration Research Review: Evidence-Based Programs by Subject

Technology integration is a broad umbrella; applications and strategies vary by academic discipline. Edutopia's research analyst reviews subject-specific research and recommends programs for each.

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