George Lucas Educational Foundation
Asst Professor of Science Education @ UW-Oshkosh
Ten Websites for Science Teachers
Blogger Eric Brunsell takes us on a tour of his favorite online resources for science teachers.
Designing Science Inquiry: Claim + Evidence + Reasoning = Explanation
Edutopia blogger Eric Brunsell breaks scientific inquiry down into the basic CER model and offers suggestions for introducing it to students.
The Connected Science Teacher
Edutopia blogger and STEM group facilitator Eric Brunsell shares some of his favorite online communities of, by and for science teachers.
Behind the Next Generation Science Standards
Edutopia blogger Eric Brunsell interviews Emily Miller of the Next Generation Science Standards writing team, and learns how decisions were reached and what teachers can expect next year.
Blended Learning: Adding Asynchronous Discussions to Your F2F Classrooms
Blogger Eric Brunsell explores research suggesting that an added an online dimension can make classroom discussion more comfortable, and productive, for everyone.
PD for the Holiday Break: 7 Lessons and Blogs
Eric Brunsell suggests some thought-provoking resources on standards-based grading, flipped classrooms, inquiry, and more.
Coming Soon to a School Near You: New Science Standards
In parallel to the Common Core, science is getting a new set of standards. Blogger Eric Brunsell describes the process and framework for this new collection of 21st century requirements.
Lessons from Steve Jobs: How to Recover from Failure
Blogger Eric Brunsell reflects on how Steve Jobs turned his mistakes into spectacular opportunities.
Twenty of the Worst Science Jokes Ever
Ohms, neutrons, and more (bad) science jokes. Please add your own! The more groan-inducing, the better.
Web Tools Blog Series: Tools to Help Students Collaborate
Eric Brunsell's ongoing series showcases some innovative tools and examples for student collaboration.