Our Beautiful Planet - May 2021

Archive: Teacher Tip Tuesday: Have you Daily Do-ed? New Sensemaking Lesson plans from NSTA, March 30, 2021

NSTA now has sensemaking lesson plans to support the Framework vision for science education and the focus on ALL students. These sensemaking tasks target specific grades and gradebands including a family section to support science learning in the home.

Come and experience one of these lesson plans packed with guidance for teachers in how to support ALL students in building and sharing ideas together - online or in the classroom. Explore our new Daily Do Playlists which are suggested instructional sequences to help students build science ideas over time. Playlists have distance learning and online collaborative spaces tailored for the lesson.

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To view the presentation slides from the web seminar and related resources, visit the resource collection. Continue discussing this topic in the community forums.

Below are comments from individuals who attended the seminar:

  • "Excellent mix of content that covered all the basics of the Daily Do's! I've used a few this school year already this seminar but this has motivated me to go back"
  • "I really enjoyed that you allowed all the participants to try out one of the activities similar to how the students would. I always love to see that. It was also a good reminder to let the students experience and explore first before discussing what is happening and using specific terms."
  • "It was fantastic to see all the resources NSTA has put into the Daily Dos!"

A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' account page for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.

For more information contact: webseminars@nsta.org

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