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    Teachers in different subjects can collaborate on micro-units to reinforce what they teach and help students see how the subjects connect in the real world.
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    Teaching the Concept of Equity Through Gardening

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    Why Students Should Write in All Subjects

    Writing improves learning by consolidating information in long-term memory, researchers explain. Plus, five engaging writing activities to use in all subjects.
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    As elementary students turn squares of paper into animals they’re studying, the age-old Japanese art form makes lessons more memorable.
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  • Reinventing AP Courses With Rigorous Project-Based Learning

    Reinventing AP Courses With Rigorous Project-Based Learning

    A new study shows that when implemented well, AP courses built around project-based learning can raise test scores for all students, including those in traditionally underserved demographics.
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  • Using Simple Outdoor Science Lessons to Inspire Students

    Open-ended prompts can guide students to explore life science processes in the world around them.
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  • A Project-Based Approach to Teaching Elementary Science

    A Project-Based Approach to Teaching Elementary Science

    New research reveals that when science, reading, and math come together in rigorous hands-on projects, student collaboration, engagement, and achievement can soar.
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  • Using Videos to Give Students Personalized Feedback

    Video messages make commenting on student work easy and interactive—and can enhance teacher-student relationships.
  • How Hidden Classroom Dynamics Can Stymie Girls in STEM

    If we want to close the gender gap in science, we need to look at the invisible forces that shape classroom culture.
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  • Digital Science Notebooks Showcase Student Learning

    Interactive notebooks that hold bell work, lab data, and class notes serve as a portfolio of learning—for the benefit of both students and their teacher.
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  • Using ELL Strategies in the Science Classroom

    How science teachers can use ELL strategies to help students have a better grasp of the vocabulary of science.
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  • 5 Ways to Explore Science Concepts Through Movement

    When classroom resources are limited because of the pandemic, students still have access to helpful learning materials—their bodies.
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  • Sparking Interest in Biology by Focusing on Conservation

    Nature-based lessons inspire students to become citizen scientists, tapping their interest in conservation to foster deep learning.
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    How to Support Vocabulary Building in Science Classes

    With carefully crafted statements that incorporate vocabulary and prompt discussion, students learn scientific terms and concepts more readily.
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  • Shawn Sutton creating a science experiment demonstration video at home

    Adapting Science Lessons for Distance Learning

    With a little creativity, students can still take part in science experiments and discussions while learning at home.
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