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Asking your science students to plan an experiment?  Grab the Advil because this science and engineering practice, planning and carrying out an investigation, can cause some major headaches.  In the past few years, I’ve added teacher scaffolding to help kids brainstorm experimental procedures.  Students cannot go from cookbook labs to independent procedure-writing without teacher support.  […]

I attended NSTA 2016 in Nashville with one goal in mind: Find NGSS experts from around the country and learn from them.  I left Nashville feeling satisfied that my goal had been accomplished.  I met science teachers that were as passionate about implementing NGSS as myself.  In addition, I found masters in their NGSS trade, […]