Explore how to use argumentation and explanations
supported with the CER framework and the
KLEWS chart to engage in the science and engineering practices in the science classroom—both
virtually and in person. These ideas will support students to actively
participate in inquiry-based, phenomenon-centered activities.
1. Students need a scaffolding of supports to fully participate and grow in their ability to use the SEPs; 2. Teachers can use many different supports, in different ways for varied learners, to help all students be successful in science. ALL students can be successful!; and 3. These supports can be tailored to all topics in science.
Kelly Moore (Tennessee Tech: Cookeville, TN)