Mon, Dec 07, 2020 11:56 AM in Block Schedule and NGSS
Our HS is in the early stages of transitioning to NGSS and is also considering moving to a block schedule, once we are back to "normal." I am reaching out to learn the impact that block scheduling has had on NGSS implementation. Thank you in advance for sharing any HS models or maps that work and for your insights.
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Mon, Apr 22, 2019 12:32 PM in "Next Generation" interview questions
Our district will be hiring a new science teacher and when preparing for the upcoming interviews I pulled out my old list of interview questions and quickly realized that these were very out dated. The questions didn't address the essence of our current understanding of science education and learning. I imagine engaging the candidates in a "next generation" of interview ...
Tue, Jan 02, 2018 9:13 AM in Do you know a good simulation program?
We are trying to both expand and keep our list of simulations current. We currently use pHet (free), Concord Consortium (free), and CK-12 (free), and Gizmos (paid) extensively. Are there other simulation programs that you would recommend at the K-8 level? We recently ran across the program Universe Sandbox and I was wondering if anyone has used it?
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